A number of state and private agencies are available to provide crime victims with vital services such as counseling, shelter, financial assistance and other services. For more information about available resources, please contact the victim's advocate assigned to your case or the agencies listed below:
Hopeful Horizons is a children's advocacy, domestic violence rape crisis center that serves Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton and Colleton counties. The private, non-profit operates a 24-hour crisis line and provides safe shelter, transitional housing assistance, case management, individual and group counseling for adults and children, court advocacy, assistance petitioning for protective orders and legal representation to qualified victims. Hopeful Horizons can be reached by calling 843-524-2256 or 800-868-2632.
The Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons
The Cumbee Center is a private, non-profit agency that provides assitance to victims of domestic abuse in Allendale County. They can be reached at 803-649-0480.
Child Abuse Prevention Association
CAPA Beaufort is a private, non-profit agency that provides intervention services for victims of child abuse, including emergency shelter and educational programs for parents, caregivers and children. They can be reached at 843-524-4350.
South Carolina Victim's Assistance Network
SCVAN is a statewide agency that provides a number of services to crime victims, including emergency financial assistance. They also operate the S.C. Immigrant Victim Network and the Crime Victim Legal Network, both of which can provide legal representation to crime victims. They can be reached at 803-750-1200 or 888-852-1900.
Approved South Carolina Batterers' Intervention and Treatment Program providers within the 14th Judicial Circuit include:
Washington's Family Couseling
2201 Boundary St.
Beaufort, SC 29902
Franklin Bolgan, MSW/LISW
4 Dunmore Court, Ste. 203
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
77 Hazzard Creek Village Dr., Unit C
P.O. Box 1343
Ridgeland, SC 29936