CPC exists to offer help and hope.

  • Rape and physical abuse are crimes of violence, and there should be no negotiation or discussion with the person who has assaulted you.
  • Get Away. Your first response needs to ensure that you are in a safe place, out of all contact with your assailant.
  • Get Immediate Help. Contact the police and those organizations committed to helping you.Call 911 and let the police help you. Follow their instructions carefully and fully to insure your protection now and in the days ahead.
  • Get Ongoing Support. For advice and immediate help, call The Shelter of Gaston County at their24-Hour Crisis Lines.

Call (704) 852-6000 for Domestic Violence Services.

For Crisis and Suicide Emergency Counseling Call 704-867-4357 (Free 24/7)