Resources

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior that occurs between family members or intimate partners. This can be physical, verbal or emotional abuse and it presents individuals, families and communities with a significant social problem.  This is a problem for all sorts of people – of every race and economic status. It’s a human rights issue and it’s a threat to the Wilson Community.  If you are being abused, you will probably need help to make the journey to safety. If you are in imminent danger, call 911.

Here are some links and telephone numbers for further information:

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office
Contact Deputy Greene  click here for e-mail  (252) 399-2859 (business hours)

Wesley Shelter for Women (Immediate, local assistance if you live in Wilson, NC)
Wilson, NC  Crisis Line: 252-291-2344

Domestic Violence Law Firms (in Wilson, NC)
Legal Aid  in Wilson, NC
Therapists Specializing in Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Handbook (USDA)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224.

NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Many links at this site to a variety of resources)
NCCADV
123 W. Main Street, Suite 700
Durham, NC 27701

Phone: 919.956.9124
FAX: 919.682.1449
Toll Free:
1-888-232-9124

Wilson County Magistrates Office
PO Box 1608, Wilson, NC 27894
(252) 291-8391
Magistrates are judicial officers of the District Court. They issue various types of
arrest warrants or summonses, search warrants, subpoenas, and civil warrants.
They hold bond hearings to set bail and conditions of release. They issue
processes in Domestic Violence.