About Us

Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Center of Scotland County
24-Hour Crisis Line (910) 276-6268

Our Mission Statement

The Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center of Scotland County educates our community about domestic violence and sexual assault, prevents future occurrences, and empowers survivors and their families to rebuild their lives.

Our Vision

We will increase the number of survivors identified and served while being recognized by other agencies and community leadership as the area expert in the field of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Our Motto

The DVRCCSC, giving the good citizens of Scotland County a voice to say NO to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Our Support

  • NC Council for Women & Domestic Violence Commission Grants

  • NC Department of Health and Human Services Grants

  • U.S. Department of Justice, through the NC Department of Crime Control & Public Safety Governor’s Crime Commission Grant

  • Morgan Foundation

  • Scotland County Department of Social Services

  • United Way of Scotland County

  • Financial & volunteer support from churches, organizations, businesses, and the citizens of Scotland County

Executive Director

  • Sharon Armstrong

Board Members

  • Carolyn Beranek, President

  • Wayne Wike, Vice President

  • Bonnie Kelley, Secretary

  • Annie Bethea, Treasurer

  • Rufus Pankey

  • John Hunt

  • Jan Schmidt

  • John Easterling

  • Elizabeth Broome

  • April Snead

  • Jackie Covington

  • Kim Lopes

Things you can do

  • Make a donation!

  • Donate used cell phones. Recycle you old cell phone and help victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Drop off your used cell phone at one of our two locations: Laurinburg Police Department, Scotia Village or call our office.

  • Volunteer to be a Volunteer Victim Advocate through our 25 hour training program

  • Volunteer to work at our office

  • Refer victims, no matter when they were hurt or who they may be

  • As a community, support efforts to cease violent crimes against all citizens.

  • Teach children that there are alternatives to violent behavior

Community education has been a key factor in reaching the diverse population in Scotland County. Invite us to make presentations at:

  • Local churches

  • Schools, after school and youth groups

  • Professional organizations

  • Social and civic groups

  • Health fairs & festivals

Learn more information about our agency and see how your efforts can help put an end to domestic violent crimes.

  • 24 Hour Crisis Line: (910)-276-6268

  • Individual Crisis and Long-Term Counseling by Appointment

  • Support Groups

  • Temporary Emergency Shelter

  • Court Advocacy

  • Community Education

  • Outreach

  • Professional Trainings

  • Referral

  • Job Readiness