SCVAN is dedicated to providing holistic legal services to crime victims throughout the judicial process. Services include legal consultations and representation, safety planning, assistance in navigating the court process, and access to local, statewide, and national resources. If you would like to add your organization to our resource directory, send a request to

Victim Resource Directory

The South Carolina Victims' Bill of Rights was passed on January 22, 1998, as a constitutional amendment. Review those enumerated rights here.


Language Access

View resources on how to obtain language assistance. We have also included several resources found on our website in four other languages: German, Spanish, French, and Mandarin.

Magistrate Court

The information on this page is provided as a courtesy by the South Carolina Victim Assistance Network. It is not intended as legal advice. If you have questions about a specific legal matter, contact an attorney.

Legal Referral Form

For the intake process, we must communicate directly with the victim, not a third party. However, if you would like to provide some information about the victim in advance, you may do so through this form.

Training Request

We provide trainings and education to victim service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, attorneys, judges, and students.