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REACH 24/7 Crisis Hotline (828) 837-8064

Do you want to talk?  We will listen.  All services are free and confidential.  We offer support groups, individual support, resources and referrals.  Call today or just drop by and let us help you now. 

REACH of Cherokee County, Inc. will lead our community in eliminating domestic violence & sexual assault through education, advocacy, self-empowerment and community awareness.

Support Center for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 

Batterer Intervention Services call 

Marie Romeo   marie.romeo@meridianbhs.org

Child Advocacy Centers of North Carolina
Courtney’s House – helping boys and girls who are survivors of domestic sex trafficking by providing services and resources.
Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims
Equality NC – The latest on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues and state politics in North Carolina.
Equality Now – Equality Now works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilization of public pressure. Issues of concern to Equality Now include: rape, domestic violence, reproductive rights, trafficking, female genital mutilation, political participation, gender discrimination
HopeLine from Verizon - connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide and protects the environment
Human Trafficking Resource Center – the National Human Trafficking Resource Center and is operated by Polaris Project. It’s a national, 24/7 hotline that can be reached by calling (888)373-7888. The Resource Center provides callers with comprehensive services, including crisis intervention, urgent and non-urgent referrals for services, tip reporting, information on human trafficking and technical assistance for the anti-trafficking field. The Resource Center strives to connect callers with contacts, referrals and resources in their local area. To do this, the Center maintains an up-to-date national database of over 3000 referral sources and first responders.
International Association of Chiefs of Police – September 2010 released an updated Model Policy on Response to Victims of Crime. The policy incorporates recognizing and responding to the needs of crime victims, supporting and assisting victims, and acting as a liaison to appropriate victim assistance and service agencies. The IACP also released an updated Concepts and Issues Paper providing background and support on the developmental philosophy and implementation requirements of the model policy.
Men Can Stop Rape
NDAA/APRI (National District Attorneys Association)
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
National Center for Victims of Crime
North Carolina Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission
North Carolina Department of Corrections: Victim Services
North Carolina Gay Advocacy Legal Alliance
 – A voluntary state-wide non-profit attorneys’ organization, providing visibility, support, and advocacy for LGBT communities.
North Carolina Health Info - Health & medical resources for North Carolinians
North Carolina Legislators (find out who represents you)
North Carolina Office on Disability and Health (NCODH)
North Carolina Sex Offender Registry
North Carolina Statewide Automated Victim Assistance & Notification
Prevent Child Abuse NC
Stop Prison Rape
University of North Carolina School of Government