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Information for Victims

If You Are a Victim in the Case of US v. Dylann Storm Roof

In order to receive important information about victims’ rights and services as well as case notifications, it is extremely important that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has your correct contact information. If you need to update your contact information, or if you have not already provided your contact information, please contact Clarissa W. Whaley, Victim Witness Coordinator, at 1-800-504-2630 or 1-843-266-1674.

Victim Resources and Services

Weekly Survivors of Homicide Support Group
  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 1pm - 2pm
    NCVC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Medical University of South Carolina
    67 President Street, Charleston
  • 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30pm - 8pm
    John Wesley United Methodist Church
    626 Savannah Hwy, Charleston
  • 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30pm - 8pm
    Park Circle Community Center
    1156 E Montague Ave, North Charleston
Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center
  • Offers treatment services to families which includes assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.  Physician medical assessment and nursing services are also available.  Psychoeducation information relating to trauma results is also available. There is no cost for victim survivors and family members of victims. Anyone  interested in services or information may call either location of their clinics to schedule an appointment or they can just walk in any time between 9 and 3pm Monday - Friday.
    Charleston Clinic
    2100 Charlie Hall Blvd
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 414-2350
    Dorchester Clinic
    106 Springview Ln
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 873-5063
National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC)
  • Provides evidence-based mental health services to any person of any age who is the victim of a crime or has experienced other types of trauma. Programs include: Child and Family Clinic (victims ages 4-17 and their families), Adult Clinic (18 and older), Community Outreach Program and Clinic -Esperanza (COPE) (provides for patients with travel and access barriers), Violence Against Women Act-Hispanic Outreach Program, and Specialized Services for Homicide Survivors.
  • For additional information visit the NCVC website at
Services for Homicide Survivors
  • This program is a collaborative effort between the NCVC and the Charleston County Sheriff's Office and includes the following services: crisis intervention, weekly support groups, ongoing community based intensive case management services, community based individual/family traumatic grief treatment, transportation support and assistance with fee support application process for victims through the S.C. Office of Victim Assistance (SOVA).  See below contacts for additional information for survivors of homicide programs:


For additional information regarding the Victim Witness program at the United States Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina, please click here.

Updated June 3, 2021