VIRGINIA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS
Help for Women & Children

Virginia domestic violence centers provide a safe environment away from the dangers of a violent relationship while helping victims of abuse to overcome fear and anxiety and fight for their legal and human rights.

SERVICES OFFERED TO VICTIMS/SURVIVORS OF VIRGINIA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCLUDE: 24-hour Crisis Hotline, assistance with the judicial process, free transportation, legal referrals, counseling and court advocacy, help on the fight against violence against women, housing assistance, child care, assistance with law enforcement, crisis intervention and short term crisis therapeutics, protection orders, psychological counseling, parenting classes, medical services and referrals, interagency information and referral, employment resources, a safe place for women and children.

Call 911 immediately if you feel that you or your children are in imminent danger. Also, domestic violence crisis counseling can be accessed by phone or in person which offer support and intervention groups for battered and abused women and children. In some cases, free legal help can be obtained for the low-income families.


Here's a list of Virginia domestic violence shelters for women and children:

VA Department of Corrections, Phone: 1-800-560-4292 (Victims Only) Phone: (804)-674-3243 (Ext. 1155, 1156 or 1157)

Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault 24-Hours Hotline: (800) 838-8238

Virginia's Family Violence and Sexual Assault, Hotline: (888) 383-8238 (24 hours)

People Incorporated of Southwest Virginia, 1173 West Main Street Abingdon, VA 24210 Hotline: (877) 697-9444 Phone: (276) 623-9000 Phone: (276) 466-6527

People, Inc.'s Domestic Violence Program, 1173 W. Main Street Abingdon, VA 24210 Hotline: (877) 697-9444 Phone: (276) 889-8477 (Office) Phone: (267) 936-5845

Alexandria Domestic Violence Program, 301 King Street, Suite 400 Alexandria, VA 22314-3234 Hotline: (703) 746-5030 Phone: (703) 838-4911 Phone: (703) 838-4911

Fairfax County Domestic Abuse Program, County Women's Shelter, 8119 Holland Road Mt. Vernon Center Alexandria, VA 22306 Hotline: (703) 360-7273 Phone: (703) 799-8253 Phone: (703) 360-6910

Fairfax Victim Assistance Network, Virginia Domestic Violence Shelters - 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 507 Alexandria, VA 22309 Hotline: (703) 360-7273 Phone: (703) 704-6716 Fax: (703) 704-9185

Amherst County Commission Against Domestic Violence, P.O. Box 1157 Amherst, VA 24521-1157 Hotline: (800) 838-8238 Phone: (804) 946-7446

Doorways for Women and Families, P.O. Box 1285 Arlington, VA 22210-0585 Hotline: (703) 237-881 Phone: (703) 522-8858

Hanover Domestic Violence Resource Center, 629 North Washington Highway Ashland, VA 23005-1317 Hotline: (TTY): 888-370-7233 Phone: (804) 752-2702 (Financial Assistance)

Bedford Domestic Violence Services, P.O. Box 783580 Grove Street Bedford, 24523 Hotline: (540) 587-0970 (TTY)

People Incorporated of Southwest Virginia, 800 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Bristol, VA 24201 Phone: (276) 466-5587

Fairfax County Domestic Abuse Program, Chantilly, VA 20151 Hotline: (703) 435-4940 Phone: (703) 968-4033

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, 302 Hickman Rd Suite 101 Charlottesville, VA 22911 Phone: (434) 979-9002 Fax: 434-979-9003

Shelter for Help in Emergency, P.O. Box 3013, University Station Charlottesville, VA 22903-0013 Hotline: (434) 293-8509 Phone: (434) 293-6155

People Incorporated of Southwest Virginia, P.O. BOX 1439 Clintwood, VA 24228 Phone: (276) 926-5600

Safehome Systems, P.O. Box 748 Covington, VA 24426 Hotline: (540) 965-3237, (877) 393-3672 Phone: (540) 965-3237 Phone: (540) 962-5489

Services To Abused Families, Virginia Domestic Violence Shelters - P.O. Box 402 Culpeper, VA 22701-0402 Hotline: (800) 825-8876 Phone: (540) 825-8891 Fax: (540) 825-2389

Domestic Violence Emergency Services, P.O. Box 2381 Danville, 24541 Hotline: (888) 403-6837 Phone: (804) 799-3683 Phone: (804) 791-1400

ACTS - Turning Points, P.O. Box 74 Dumfries, VA 22026-0074 Hotline: (703) 368-4141 Phone: (703) 441-8606 Phone: (703) 221-3585

Tahirih Justice Center, 6402 Arlington Blvd, Suite 300 Falls Church, VA 22042 Phone: (571)-282-6161 Fax: (571)-282-6162

Madeline's House (Southside Center for Violence Prevention), P.O. Box 563 Farmville, VA 23901 Hotline: (888) 819-2926 Phone: (434) 292-1077 Fax: (434) 292-1078

Rappahannock Council On Domestic Violence, P.O. Box 1007, 271 Warrenton Road Fredericksburg, VA 22405 Hotline: (540) 373-9373 Phone: (877) 743-7238 Phone: (540) 373-9372

Warren County Council On Domestic Violence, P.O Box 1831 Front Royal, VA 22630-1831 Hotline: (540) 635-9062 Phone: (540) 635-9303 Phone: (540) 635-9194

Hope House of Scott, P.O. Box 1992 Gate City, VA 24251 Hotline: (888) 250-4325 Phone: (276) 431-7210 Phone: (5(276) 386-1373

The Laurel Shelter, Inc., Virginia Domestic Violence Shelters - P.O. Box 23 Gloucester, VA 23061-0023 Phone: (804) 694-5890

People Incorporated of Southwest Virginia, 20694 Riverside Drive Grundy, VA 24614 Phone: (276) 935-4747

Transitions Family Violence Services, P.O. Box 561 Hampton, VA 23369 Hotline: (757) 723-7774 Phone: (757) 722-2261 Phone: (757) 723-6862 Fax: (757) 723-2717

First Step, Virginia Domestic Violence Shelters - 129 Franklin Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Hotline: (866) 223-9169 Phone: (540) 434-0295

Rockingham Circuit Court, 26th Judicial Circuit Court Square Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Phone: (540)-564-3111 Fax: (540)-564-3127

The James House, 1016 Maplewood Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860 Hotline: (804) 458-2840 Phone: (804) 458-2704

People Incorporated of Southwest Virginia, 122 Price St. Lebanon, VA 24266 Phone: (276) 889-0999

Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter, 105 Market St. Leesburg, VA 20176 Hotline: (703) 777-6552 Phone: (703) 771-3398

Project Horizon, 120 Varner Lane Lexington, VA 24450 Hotline: (540) 463-2594 Phone: (540) 463-7861 Fax: (540) 463-3789

Council on Domestic Violence for Page County, 216 W Main St Luray, VA 22835-1235 Hotline: (540) 743-4414 Phone: (540) 743-4730

YWCA Virginia Domestic Violence Prevention Center, 626 Church St Lynchburg, VA 24504-2821 Hotline: (888) 528-1041 Phone: (434) 528-3449 Fax: (434) 528-3449

Citizens Against Family Violence, P.O. Box 352 Martinsville, VA 24114-0352 Phone: (276) 632-8701 Fax: (276) 632-0529

Quin Rivers Agency For Community Action, 12025 Courthouse Circle P.O. Box 208 New Kent, VA 23124 Hotline: (877) 966-4357 Phone: (804) 966-8720

YWCA Women In Crisis Program, South Hampton Roads 5215 Colley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23508 Hotline: (757) 625-5570 Phone: (757) 625-4248 Fax: (757) 625-1946

Family Crisis Support Services, Virginia Domestic Violence Shelters - P.O. Box 447 Norton, VA 24273-0447 Hotline: (877) 348-3416 Phone: (540) 679-1680 Phone: (540) 679-7240

Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence, P.O. Box 3 Onancock, VA 23417-0003 Hotline: (877) 787-1329 Phone: (757) 787-1329 Phone: (757) 787-0928

Help And Emergency Response, P.O. Box 2187 Portsmouth, VA 23702-0187 Hotline: (757) 485-3384 Phone: (757) 485-1445 Fax: (757) 485-0883

Women's Resource Center Of The New River Valley, P.O. Box 477 Radford, VA 24143 Hotline: (540) 639-1123 or (800) 788-1123 Phone: (540) 639-9592 Phone: (540) 639-2197 (TTY) Fax: (540) 633-2382

Fairfax County Women's Shelter, 11150 Sunset Hills Road Suite 210 Reston, VA 20190 Phone: (571) 323-9555 Fax: (571) 323-9554

Crime Victim Assistance Victims Services Section Of the Department Of Criminal Justice Services, 202 North Ninth Street, 6th Floor Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: (888) 887-3418

VA Department of Criminal Justice Services, 1100 Bank Street Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: (804) 786-4000

Virginia Department of Social Services, 7 N. Eighth St. Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: (800) 552-3431 Phone: (804) 726-7000

Virginia Poverty Law Center, 700 East Franklin Street Suite 14T1 Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: (804) 782-9430 Phone: (800) 868-8752 Fax: (804) 649-0974

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, 5008 Monument Ave.Suite A Richmond, VA 23230 Phone: (804) 377-0335 Fax: 804-377-0339

YWCA Women's Advocacy Program, 6 North 5th Street Richmond, VA 23219-2218 Hotline: (804) 643-0888 Phone: (804) 643-6761 Fax: (804) 643-0734

The Turning Point (The Salvation Army), 815 Salem Ave., SW Roanoke, VA 24016-3029 Hotline: (540) 345-0400 Phone: (540) 985-0609 Phone: (540) 343-5335

Total Action Against Poverty - Women's Resource Center, 145 Campbell Ave SW Roanoke, VA 24011 Hotline: (540) 345-6781 Phone: (540) 345-4096 Phone: (540) 781-4313

Franklin County Family Resource Center, P.O. Box 188 Rocky Mount, 24151-0188 Hotline: 540-483-1234 Phone: (540) 483-5088 Phone: (540) 483-3000

New Directions Center, Inc.- Paula Fields-Engleman, P.O. Box 3069 Staunton, VA 24402-3069 Hotline: (800) 564-2836) Phone: (540) 886-6800 Fax: (540) 885-0686

Suffolk Virginia Legal Aid Society, 155 E. Washington Street Suffolk, VA 23434 Phone: (757) 539-3441 Phone: 1-866-534-5243

The Genieve Shelter, 1548 Holland Rd # C Suffolk, VA 23434-6528 Hotline: (800) 969-4673 Phone: (757) 925-4365 Fax: (757) 925-2053

Family Crisis Services, Virginia Domestic Violence Shelters - P.O. Box 188200 East Riverside Drive N. Tazewell, VA 24630 Hotline: (800) 838-8238 Phone: (276) 988-5583

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, 102 Industrial Blvd. Toano, VA 23168 Phone: (757) 566-4602 Fax: (757) 566-4670

Samaritan House, P.O. Box 2400 #226 Virginia Beach, VA 23450 Hotline: (757) 430-2120 Phone: (757) 631-0710 Fax: (757) 631-0747

The Haven Shelter and Services, Inc, 376 Main Street, Suite 103 Warsaw, VA 22572-0713 Hotline: (800) 224-2836 Phone: (804) 333-5370 Phone: (804) 333-1099

Avalon: A Center For Women And Children, P.O. Box 1079 Williamsburg, VA 23187-1079 Hotline: (757) 258-5051 Phone: (757) 258-5301 Phone: (757) 258-5022

The Shelter For Abused Women, P.O. Box 14 Winchester, VA 22604-0014 Phone: (703) 667-6466 Phone: (703) 667-6496

Response, P.O. Box 287 Woodstock, VA 22664-0287 Hotline: (540) 459-5161 Phone: (540) 436-3136 Fax: (540) 436-8232

Family Resource Center, Inc, P.O. Box 612 Wytheville, VA 24382-0612 Hotline: (800) 613-6145 Phone: (276) 228-8431 Phone: (276) 236-0364 Fax: (276) 782-1608



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