North Carolina Rape Victim Assistance Program

The following is from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety:

Rape Victim Assistance Program

Know What to Do in Case of Sexual Assault brochure

It is federal law and state policy to arrange for victims to obtain forensic medical examinations free of charge. Whenever a forensic medical examination is conducted as a result of a sexual assault or an attempted sexual assault that occurred in North Carolina, the Rape Victims Assistance Program shall pay for the cost of the examination. A medical facility or medical professional that performs a forensic medical examination on the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault shall not seek payment for the examination except from the program.



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