What Does SCVAN Do?
The South Carolina Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN) was created to form a network of service providers to better protect and serve victims of crime. We advocate for crime victims inside and outside of the courtroom, enhance public awareness, maintain a communication network, provide technical support and training, educate on legislative initiatives, and coordinate policy development.
SCVAN Legal wants ALL victims to receive assistance.
This can be in the form of:
- Information about the criminal justice process and crime victims’ rights
- Consultations with our staff attorneys
- Referrals for legal and non-legal resources including attorneys and counselors
- Direct representation in South Carolina’s criminal, civil, and magistrate courts
For three decades, our organization has been the “go-to” voice for South Carolina’s victims of crime and those who serve them.
We have five departments: Legal, Crime Victim Information and Service System, Financial Relief for Victims, Faith Based Victim Services, and Forensic Nurse Examiner Coordinator.
Click here to learn more about SCVAN and our other programs.