Greenwood County Victim Services, under the Criminal Investigation Division, assists victims of crime from the incident date through resolution. The role of an advocate is unique due to their sole focus on the victims, and ensuring victims receive all appropriate information and assistance, regarding their case. Below are some of the available services the Greenwood County Victim Service offers.
-Information and Explanation about court procedures.
-Ensure that the rights of all victims are being met.
-Notification of court schedule and status of case.
-Orientation to courtroom procedures and setting.
-Accompaniment to court during and after the trial or plea, or for post-sentencing hearings.
-Moral and emotional support before, during and after trial or plea, or for the post-sentencing hearings.
-Assist eligible victims in preparing and obtaining an Order of Protection and Restraining Orders.
-Counseling referrals to help crime victims cope with the aftermath of a crime.
-Assistance with filing application for the Crime Victim’s Compensation Fund for eligible victims.
-Employment intervention to explain rime missed from work due to any court appearances.
-Property recovery assistance for items being held as evidence by Law Enforcement.
If you should have any questions you can contact one of our Victim Advocates:
Victim Services Main Line
Catie Maffett - Victim Services Manager
Eboni Sanders - Victim Advocate
Jennifer Harling - Clerk
600 Monument Street
Room 105 (Park Plaza)
Greenwood, SC 29646