About Us

The Carteret County Rape Crisis Center has been a beacon of hope and support for victims/survivors of sexual assault for over 35 years. Founded in 1986, we remain steadfast in our commitment to empowering individuals who have experienced this trauma.

We offer a comprehensive range of services, including:

  • 24/7 crisis hotline: Providing immediate support and guidance whenever you need it.
  • Compassionate counseling: Short- and long-term therapy to help you heal at your own pace.
  • Empowering advocacy: Accompanying you through medical and legal processes, ensuring your voice is heard.
  • Victim compensation assistance: Navigating the complexities of securing the resources you deserve.

We actively work to prevent future assaults and challenge harmful societal norms through:

  • Community education: Raising awareness and fostering understanding about sexual violence.
  • Prevention programs: Empowering individuals and communities to create safer spaces.
  • Collaboration with partners: Working alongside other organizations to build a more just and equitable society.

The Carteret County Rape Crisis Center is here for you, every step of the way. Whether you are seeking support for yourself or looking to get involved in prevention efforts, we invite you to join us in creating a brighter future for our community.