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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

Legal Services of Northern Virginia

For Prince William County:

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

For Fairfax County:
Fairfax County Domestic & Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline
Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC)
Office for Women Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

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

ADAPT: Anger and Domestic Abuse Prevention and Treatment

For Arlington County:

Doorways for Women & Families
703-237-0881 – 24 hour hotline

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

Alexandria Police Department, Domestic Violence Unit

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.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
800-787-3224 - TTY

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 (PDF)
Authored by Network Against Family Abuse, distributed through a partnership with Fairfax County

Comprehensive Guide to Domestic Abuse from