Information for Domestic Violence Victims

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office is proud to say that we comply with or exceed the recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Domestic Violence.

We are saddened by the fact that South Carolina ranks second in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men and we pledge that this agency will adopt professional standards and best practices to help stop this ongoing tragedy. We also commit to working with other government and non-government agencies to protect and serve the victims of domestic violence.

If you are the victim of domestic violence need help, call 911.

In the alternative, if you would like to talk with a victim advocate about how you can get out of a dangerous situation seeking help and shelter you can contact the Newberry County Sheriff's Office at (803) 321-2222 or email Alyssa Peay at

Did you know that the Newberry County Sheriff's Office was the first agency in South Carolina to use Electronic Victim Notifications for Victim Forms.  Click here to read the full media release : PRESS RELEASE

Below are useful links for victim's of domestic violence:

How To File For a Restraining Order

Unemployment Benefits For Domestic Violence Victims

 Victim's Brochure


Here are some additional resources available to Domestic Violence Victims:

Eighth Circuit Solicitor's Office

Governor's Task For on Domestic Violence

Newberry County Central Court

Newberry County Clerk of Court

Newberry City Police Department


South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

South Carolina Office of Victim's Assistance

South Carolina Victims' Ombudsman