Department of Family Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
703-324-7500 TTY 711
12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035
Michael A. Becketts

Family Services Program Directory: Domestic and Sexual Violence

ADAPT Anger and Domestic Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Facilitated state-certified batterer intervention programs. 

Advocacy Services (DVAC)
Domestic Violence Action Center helps victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. Increases client safety through education, understanding and access to available resources.   

Artemis House
Offers emergency shelter for families and individuals fleeing domestic/sexual violence, human trafficking and stalking. 

Child Protective Services
Responds to reports and concerns about abuse and neglect of children. Provides information about child safety and supervision. 

Community Engagement  
Outreach programs/presentations on domestic and sexual violence awareness, prevention and education; teen dating and stalking. 

Compassion Training for Couples in Conflict
Teaches ways to reduce anger and resentment and improve communication in relationships. 

Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline (24-hour)
Provides victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking with immediate support and advice. 
703-360-7273, TTY 703-435-1235

Domestic Violence Individual and Group Counseling
Free short-term counseling to cope with symptoms related to domestic violence or sexual assault. 

Family Partnership
Various supports to develop a detailed plan regarding safety, well-being, and permanence for children. 

Protection and Preservation Services
Provides and coordinates intensive services needed to help families stay strong and healthy. 

Volunteer Program
Screening, recruitment and training of volunteers for the different jobs in the Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. 

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