Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
Encouraging our clients, our staff, and our community
to act with responsibility, compassion, and the belief that all can live
What is domestic/family violence?
In domestic or family violence, one person attempts to control or hurt another through actions or threats that can include physical, sexual, verbal, or psychological abuse. People of all ages, income levels, faiths, sexual orientation, gender, and education levels can experience domestic or family violence.
What is sexual violence?
Sexual violence is the general term used to explain any act of a sexual nature where a person is forced, threatened, or intimidated into engaging in the activity without her or his permission. Some examples of this are rape, forced sodomy, sexual harassment, and indecent exposure.
Domestic and Sexual Violence Services can help if:
How you can help:
Important Phone Numbers
Domestic and Sexual Violence Services include:
Note: For all services call 703-324-5730, TTY 703-324-5706 (unless noted otherwise).
Hotline (domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and
Counseling, Individual and Group
Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence
Batterer Intervention Program - ADAPT
Consultation and Training