Get Involved!

Are you interested in developing a further understanding of what is involved in a case of intimate partner violence?  Below, you'll find links to help you learn about legal system involvement, how victims are supported after leaving an abusive situation and other information.

Below are a list of opportunites that are available to UNC SOM students, you can contact sarah_paraghamian@med.unc.edu if you are interested in working with us via any of these opportunities.
Volunteer to staff a hotline:
Rape Crisis Center hotline, in English or Spanish: http://www.ocrcc.org/application.php
Family Violence Prevention Center of Orange County: http://www.fvpcoc.org/volunteer.shtml
Shadow an on call social worker in the UNC Hospital system
Visit the courthouse and observe a trial for a domestic violence case
Network with other domestic violent activist groups on the campus to plan for inter-departmental programs
UNC Hospital's Beacon Child and Family Program: http://www.med.unc.edu/beacon
Carolina Men Care/White Ribbon Program: http://www.med.unc.edu/beacon/carolina-men-care
Project Dinah (undergraduate group working on issues of sexual and interpersonal violence in the community): http://projectdinah.webs.com/
Donate clothing, cell phones, housewares, or food to support the shelther for domestic violence victims
Be aware of your own attitudes and those of your friends regarding domestic violence issuesAre you interested in developing a further understanding of what is involved in a case of intimate partner violence?  Below, you'll find links to help you learn about legal system involvement, how victims are supported after leaving an abusive situation and other information.

 


 

  • Volunteer to staff a hotline:

Rape Crisis Center hotline, in English or Spanish: http://www.ocrcc.org/application.php

Family Violence Prevention Center of Orange County: http://www.fvpcoc.org/volunteer.shtml

  • Shadow an on call social worker in the UNC Hospital system
  • Visit the courthouse and observe a trial for a domestic violence case
  • Network with other domestic violent activist groups on the campus to plan for inter-departmental programs

UNC Hospital's Beacon Child and Family Program: http://www.med.unc.edu/beacon

Carolina Men Care/White Ribbon Program: http://www.med.unc.edu/beacon/carolina-men-care

Project Dinah (undergraduate group working on issues of sexual and interpersonal violence in the community): http://projectdinah.webs.com/

  • Donate clothing, cell phones, housewares, or food to support the shelther for domestic violence victims
  • Be aware of your own attitudes and those of your friends regarding domestic violence issues