Victim / Witness Assistance Program

The Mecklenburg County Victim/Witness Assistance Program is designed to provide support, counsel and, if necessary, referral to available community services for victims of crime. This program, located adjacent to the office of the Commonwealth's Attorney, R. Allen Nash, helps to ensure that fair and compassionate treatment is given to all victims and witnesses of crime.

Your role as a witness is a very important one. The legal process is frequently long and complicated, but the Victim/Witness director is available to make sure your needs are addressed.

Contact the Victim/Witness Director If:

  • You need updated or follow-up information about your case.
  • You need to verify your court date.
  • You have questions about your role as a witness.
  • You would like an explanation of court procedures or a tour of the courtroom before you testify.
  • You need a referral to agencies that provide emergency financial, medical or psychological assistance to crime victims.
  • You need assistance in preparing your crime victims' compensation application.
  • You need assistance in preparing your victim impact statement.