Domestic Violence Awareness


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
Transitions Family Violence Services in Hampton
Phone: 757-722-2261
Offers emergency shelter and crisis services
24-hour Crisis Hotline (757) 723-7774
YWCA South Hampton Roads in Norfolk
Phone: 757-625-4248
Offers emergency shelter and crisis services
24-hour Crisis Hotline 757-251-0144
Avalon Center in Williamsburg
Phone: (757) 258-5022
Offers transitional housing, emergency shelter, youth services, legal advice, and counseling.
24-hour Crisis Hotline (757) 258-5051
Samaritan House Inc. in Virginia Beach
Phone: (757) 631-0710
Offers counseling, emergency shelter placement, and safety planning.
24-hour Crisis Hotline (757) 430-2120
HER Shelter
Phone: (757) 485-1445
Offers emergency services, court assistance, shelter, employment, housing assistance.
24-hour Crisis Hotline (757) 485-3384
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (800) 799−7233
Virginia Domestic Abuse Hotline
Phone: (800) 838-8238
About 11 million women and 5 million men who reported experiencing sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime said that they first experienced these forms of violence before the age of 18. At least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse or neglect in the past year and in 2018 nearly 1,770 children died of abuse and neglect in the United States, according to the CDC.
Prevent Child Abuse
Child abuse and neglect are serious problems that can have lasting harmful effects on its victims. For more information on preventing child abuse and neglect check out resources from the CDC or call The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-422-4453 for help.

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