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Violence & Domestic Abuse - Resources

 
If you are suffering from emotional, physical, or psychological abuse, you can call on people and services to help you break free from the cycle of domestic violence and abuse.

For Northern Virginia, you can call:

The Women's Center - Domestic Violence Services
703-281-2657 ext 272 - in Vienna, VA
202-772-3188 - in Washington, D.C.
 
Bethany House
703-658-9500

Legal Services of Northern Virginia
703-534-4343
www.lsnv.org

For Prince William County:

ACTS/Turning Points Domestic Violence Program
703-221-4460
703-221-4951 - hotline

For Fairfax County:
 
Fairfax County Domestic & Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline
703-360-7273
 
Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC)
703-246-4573
 
Office for Women Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
703-324-5730

Artemis House – A Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence
703-435-4940 – 24 hours

ADAPT: Anger and Domestic Abuse Prevention and Treatment
703-968-4052

For Arlington County:

Doorways for Women & Families
703-237-0881 – 24 hour hotline
www.doorwaysva.org

Arlington Violence Intervention Program
703-228-4848 – 24 hour hotline
703-228-1550 - main number
 
For Alexandria:
 
Alexandria Domestic Violence Program
703-838-4911 – hotline
http://alexandriava.gov/Women

Alexandria Police Department, Domestic Violence Unit
703-706-3974

Alexandria Sexual Assault Response and Awareness Program
703-683-7273 – hotline

State & National Resources

National Center for Victims of Crime
A resource and advocacy organization for crime victims.
202-467-8700 - in Washington, D.C.
www.ncvc.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
800-787-3224 - TTY
www.ndvh.org

Virginia Crime Victim Assistance
888-887-3418 - INFOLINE

Virginia Statewide Hotline
800-838-VADV (8238)
Women’s Shelter
703-435-4940 - 24 hours
703-435-4940 - TTY


Additional Resources

Domestic Violence Handbook
Authored by Network Against Family Abuse, distributed through a partnership with Fairfax County

Comprehensive Guide to Domestic Abuse from DatingWebsites.org