​Mission Statement

With compassion and respect, we assist victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide and other violent crimes through crisis response, advocacy, therapy and community awareness.  

  • I have a right to protect my identity and past experiences.
  • I have a right to protection and to be safe in my own home.
  • I have a right to be free of intimidation and harassment.
  • I have a right to be informed, present and heard at all criminal proceedings.
  • I have a right to compensation, the return of my property and resitution.
  • I have a right to be accompanied by a victim advocate.
  • I have a right to advance notice when the offender is arrested, transferred, released or escapes custody.
  • I have a right to prompt and timely disposition of the case.
  • Do you know your rights?

COVID-19 Note

If you were recently sexually assaulted Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center can provide support to you.

If you do not need to go to the hospital and are seeking a rape kit, for forensic evidence collection please give us a call.

To avoid possible COVID-19 exposure we want victims to avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital. Sexual Assault services provided by PBCVS are free and in a confidential and private setting.

To reach an advocate at any time, call the PBCVS Helpline at (561) 833-7273 for information, options, and support.

The ER should be used if you have injuries that would require immediate medical care and attention.

Quick reminder during Coravirus pandemy, victims of sexual assault don't need to go to a hospital  


Are you or someone you care about a victim/survivor of violence and being impacted by COVID-19?

We want you to know that you are not alone. PBCVS is still here for you and so are many other local resources across our County.

Resources for Victims of Crime During

Please look at the attachment on the side. PDF icon

Resource for Victims of Crime During COVID-19  

April: Sexual assault Awareness Month

September: Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month

October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.


Central Courthouse Picture Central Palm Beach County
Serving crime victims who live north of Lantana Road and south of 45th street in West Palm Beach
Main Courthouse, downtown West Palm Beach
Civil/Criminal entrance 205 N. Dixie Highway, 5th Floor, WPB 33401
561-355-2418 option 3.
West County Office Picture Western Palm Beach County
Serving crime victims who live in the Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay areas. From 20 mile bend to the county line at Clewiston and north to Canal Point.
West County Governmental Center
2976 State Road #15,
Belle Glade 33430
South County Courthouse Picture Southern Palm Beach County
South County Courthouse Serving crime victims who live south of Lantana road to the Broward County line.
200 W. Atlantic Ave., Ste. 1E-301 • Delray Beach 33444
SART Center Picture Victim Services SART Center
Serving crime victims of sexual assault countywide and providing ongoing services for all victims of violent crime who live north of 45th street in West Palm Beach to Martin County line.
4210 North Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach 33407
North County Courthouse Northern Palm Beach County
North County Governmental Center
Serving crime victims who live north of 45th street in West Palm Beach to the Martin County line.
3188 PGA Blvd., #214-I, Palm Beach Gardens 33410
561-355-2418 option 3


Contact Us

Division Director:
Nicole A. Bishop
Main Office-Central Courthouse:
205 N. Dixie, Suite 5.1100, 5th floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 355-2418 Option 3
24 Hour Crisis Hotline


For information about Text-to-911 please click the graphic below:



Victim Services and Rape Crisis Sexual Battery Therapy Services and Rape Crisis Therapy Services

 If You Need Help

​If you were a victim of sexual assault and reported it to any Law Enforcement Agency in Palm Beach County prior to July 1, 2016, and would like to know the status of evidence collected, please contact law enforcement at (561) 688-4127.  Please leave your name and contact information and someone will call you back. Visit this site.
If you need assistance an advocate from Palm Beach County Victim Services is availablse to provide support to you.
You can also call:
24 Hour Helpline
(561) 833-7273

SART Connection

Seek then Speak ​


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