Links & Resources

Safe on Seven Center for Forsyth County

Safe on Seven: (SOS) Forsyth Domestic Violence Center is a multi-agency approach to provide services for victims of domestic violence. The Center is located at 725 Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC. The Safe on Seven Center provides a "one-stop shop" for domestic violence victims by bringing together key service providers from the court system, law enforcement, victim advocates, legal advocates and social services, thus providing access to a variety of services to victims in one centralized location. Contact information for Safe on Seven Center: 336-776-3255 (office) and 336-723-8125 (24-hour crisis line).Emergency Exit Graphic

50B / Restraining Order Laws

North Carolina General Assembly - Restraining Order laws: Legal definitions of domestic violence and statutes outlining obtaining a restraining order.

50B Complaint Information: Plaintiffs filing for a 50B can fill out paperwork prior to responding to Safe on Seven. 

50C Complaint Information: Plaintiffs filing for 50C, renewals, amendments, dropping an order or violation will need to go to the 6th Floor located in the Forsyth County Hall of Justice (Room 615) for assistance.

Family Services of Forsyth County

Comprehensive counseling services which include: pregnancy, individual, couple, stress, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, divorce, communication and crime victimization, as well as sexual assault and domestic violence counseling. Also provides adoption services and information.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is comprised of people dealing with the concerns of battered women and their families. NCADV represents both rural and urban areas. Our programs support and involve battered women of all racial, social, religious and economic groups, ages and lifestyles. NCADV opposes the use of violence as a means of control over others and support equality in relationships and the concept of helping women assume power over their own lives.

North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV) is a community of agencies and individuals who serve battered women and their children. NCCADV was founded in 1981 with 21 participating programs and now includes over 90 member programs. Areas of support to member programs include technical assistance, training, information about public policy initiatives, and activities to increase public awareness.

Victim Assistance in North Carolina - SAVAN

Statewide Automated Victim Assistance and Notification (SAVAN)) helps victims of crime get custody status and court information about offenders. It is a free 24-hour per day service that is available in both English and Spanish. In addition, SAVAN automatically notifies registered victims of important events, such as release of an inmate or scheduled court events.Emergency Exit Graphic

Victim Assistance Unit, Winston-Salem Police

The Victim Assistance Unit (VAU) of the Winston-Salem Police Department assists victims and their families with any issues which arise as a result of crimes such as rape, homicide, assault, etc. The VAU works as intermediaries in finding financial assistance, counseling, providing safety planning, and assisting with any questions regarding the legal process, along with information on case status and updates. Please feel free to contact the VAU Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, at 336-773-7860 or 336-773-7741.

WomensLaw.org - National Network to End Domestic Violence

WomensLaw.org provides a wide variety of information on sexual and domestic abuse, prostitution, stalking, and numerous other topics. This website also provides court forms, information on case preparation, and court house locations. All information is also available in Spanish.

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) provides resources for sexual assault victims and service providers.

North Carolina Crime Victim Compensation

The North Carolina Crime Victim Compensation statewide program assists innocent victims of crime with medical bill reimbursement and loss wages that resulted from their victimization. North Carolina Crime Victims Compensation may also assist families of innocent victims of homicide with funeral expenses.

Community Intervention & Educational Services

Community Intervention and Educational Services provides advocacy and services for victims of crime including domestic violence.Emergency Exit Graphic

Legal Aid of North Carolina

Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, non-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters (protective orders, child custody, divorce, etc.) to low-income people.