LOCAL SERVICES

Jackson County Services

Our office is open Monday thru Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and is located at

26 Ridgeway Street
Sylva NC 28779

Office & 24/7 Safeline: (828) 586-8969
Services available in both English and Spanish

 
Available Services:

All domestic violence services are provided through a collaborative partnership with REACH of Macon County . REACH of Macon County also provides services to victims of sexual assault and can be contacted directly at (828) 369-5544.

  • 24 Hour SafeLine: Confidential assistance is available 24 hours a day to victims of domestic violence. You can connect to Center for Domestic Peace's Safeline by calling (828) 586-8969. If you are experiencing an emergency, please contact 911. You may ask law enforcement to connect you with the on call advocate from Center for Domestic Peace/REACH.

  • Emergency Shelter: The shelter provides a safe residence and support for victims and their minor children.  The emergency shelter is located in Macon County but is available to residents of Jackson County.

  • Court Advocate:   Court Advocacy is available to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault that want to pursue legal action. They will provide information and support such as accompanying the victim to court, assistance completing civil protective orders, and referrals to Legal Aid for civil protectice orders.

  • Child/Youth Advocacy: REACH provides youth advocates who act in the best interests of
    the youth they are working with. Free and confidential services offered range from assisting youth victims of violence in court proceedings, counseling and referrals, youth victim’s rights information,  peer support groups, safety planning, teen dating violence intervention and community outreach programs.


  • Rape Crisis Companions: Crisis intervention, emotional support, medical, and law enforcement information is available to victims of rape or sexual assault. The Rape Crisis Companion will accompany the victim every step of the way making sure their needs are met.

  • Additional Services Available:
    • Disability Services
    • Language Services
    • Prevention Education
    • Community Education and Training