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Please note, effective Monday March 29, 2021, the Department of Crime Victim Compensation's staff returned to the office and are no longer primarily teleworking from home. If you need to contact our office, please feel free to do so from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at 803-734-1900 or at 1-800-220-5370 (This 800# is for victims only please) Monday - Friday. Our agency email is

We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding this past year as we adjusted to our new largely remote work environment while continuing to serve crime victims to the best of our ability.

DCVC Mission Statement

To minimize the impact of crime in South Carolina by providing financial compensation to eligible crime victims and their families

Report fraud, waste, and abuse in state agencies to the Office of the State Inspector General:
1.855.SC.FRAUD | 1.855.723.7283 | |