Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center

Agency Mission

The mission of the Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center is to provide comprehensive services to victims of crime and their survivors, reduce their trauma, facilitate their recovery, empower them, and advocate for their rights to fair treatment and justice.


The Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center serves as the hub of victim services for the City of Memphis and Shelby County.  Services include:

  • Advocacy and Crisis Counseling for Victims of All Crimes
  • 24/7 Forensic Sexual Assault Exams Court Accompaniment
  • Ongoing Counseling for Victims of Sexual Assault and other Violent Crimes, as well as  Survivors of Homicide
  • Support Groups for Gunshot Victims and Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Assistance in filing for Victims’ Compensation and Orders of Protection
  • Bilingual (Spanish) Advocacy Services
  • Specialized Services for Seniors and other Vulnerable Adults

Services are free of charge for Shelby County residents who are victims of a crime, or anyone who becomes a crime victim while visiting the county.

Online Request for Help

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