Department of Family Services - Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

703-324-5730
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building, Floor 7, Suite 740
Fairfax, VA 22035

Toni Zollicoffer,
Director

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Events in Fairfax County

2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month graphic ribbon teal

Check out events happening in April 2019 during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

A visual display that bears witness to the impact of domestic violence and sexual assault. Shirts are decorated and hung on a clothesline to represent a survivor’s experience, support for a survivor or with messages to end this violence. Create a shirt with us. All supplies provided.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Northern Virginia Community College
Annandale Campus at the Quad

The Allies in Prevention Awards recognizes individuals in Northern Virginia who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect in our community. One individual will be recognized from each of the following jurisdictions: Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax/Falls Church, Loudon and Prince William. Tickets include a luncheon and an introduction of the “Illuminations” training.  

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
2001 International Drive, McLean, VA 22102

Join the Fairfax County Police Department as they honor our community and survivors during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This event will be a fun-filled afternoon for the whole community with live music, food vendors, community agencies, local businesses and a scavenger hunt. The fair is free, but the first 125 people to register receive a gift.

Noon-2:30 p.m.

12099 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035

Come listen to award-winning indie folk/roots songwriter group Carline Ferrante & The Empathy Project. The performance is free.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Northern Virginia Community College
Bisdorf Patio

Get ready to run! Mark your calendars for the 9th annual CASA Superhero Run, the 8K race and 3K run/walk that promotes awareness about child abuse and neglect and raises money to help Fairfax CASA volunteers advocate for the children under the court’s protection. Learn about more race information and to register.

8-11 a.m.

Fairfax County Courthouse Complex
4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030

What better reason to play golf or tennis than for the children in Fairfax County? The stats on sexual abuse and severe physical abuse, even in Fairfax County, one of the wealthiest counties in the nation. This day-long celebration features golf, tennis, dinner and a silent auction to raise money for SafeSpot.

10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Westwood Country Club
800 Maple Ave East, Vienna, VA 22180

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