For Victims

Am I Eligible?


The eligibility requirements to receive services from DCVC are:

DCVC Eligibility Criteria

  • Crime must occur in South Carolina
  • Victim must sustain direct injury - (Physical or Psychological)
  • South Carolina law requires DCVC to consider contributory or illegal behavior
    when making eligibility determinations
  • Victim must cooperate with DCVC and Law Enforcement
  • Crime must be reported within 48 hours (May be waived)
  • Claim must be filed within 180 days (May be waived)
  • Claim must be filed within 4 years of the incident