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Where to Find Help

UPDATED May 13, 2009

DC Shelters

District of Columbia

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Alexandria Domestic Violence Program
Hotline: 703-746-4911
Web: http://alexandriava.gov/DomesticViolence
Provides a 24 hour hotline, support groups for survivors and children and other resources.

Bethany House of Northern Virginia
6121 Lincolnia Road, Suite 303
Alexandria, VA 22312
Phone: 703-658-9500 Office
Phone: 800-828-1200 TTY
Fax: 703-658-9522
Web: http://www.bhnv.org/
Email: info@bhnv.org
Provides long-term housing (4-6 months max. stay), counseling, support groups, etc.

Crisis and Family Stress Hotline
Phone: (202) 223-2255

Crisis Helpline
Phone: (202) 561-7000

CrisisLink, Northern Virginia
2503D N. Harrison Street, #114
Arlington, VA 22207
Hotline: (703) 527-4077
Phone: (703) 527-6603 Office
Phone: National Suicide Hotlines: (800) 273-8255, (800) 748-2433
Web: http://www.crisislink.org/
Provides immediate help, hope and healing to individuals facing severe life challenges, suicidal thoughts, emotional or situational problems.

DC Crime Victims Compensation Program
Court Building A
515 5th Street, N.W., Room 109
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 879-4216 Office
Fax: (202) 879-4230
Web: http://www.dccourts.gov/internet/superior/crimevictim/main.jsf

DC-area Hotlines

Doorways
PO Box 100185
Arlington, VA 22210
Hotline: Domestic violence Hotline: 703-237-0881
Phone: Court Advocacy and Companionship Program: 703-244-5165
Phone: 703-504-9400 (Office)
Web: http://www.doorwaysva.org
Email: info@doorwaysva.org
Provide support and create pathways out of domestic violence and homelessness.

Fairfax County Women’s Shelter
P.O. Box 139
Herndon, VA 20172
Hotline: (703) 435-4940
Phone: (703) ) 435-1235
Phone: (703) 435-4940 TTY
Web: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/
The Fairfax County Women’s Shelter provides a variety of services to our residents while they are residing at the Shelter.

Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County
3601 Taylor Street
Brentwood, MD 20722
Hotline: (301) 731-1203 or (866) 392-7474
Phone: (301) 779-2100
Web: http://www.familycrisiscenter-pgco.org/
Email: info@familycrisiscenter-pgco.org
Provide immedidate crisis intervention through support, community resources, and referrals to other helping agencies.

House of Ruth
5 Thomas Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Hotline: (202) 667-7001
Fax: (202) 667-7047
Web: http://www.houseofruth.org/
Email: houseofruth@houseofruth.org
Single women needing housing: ext 240; Housing and services: ext 217; Counseling: ext 515

Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter
105 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20165
Hotline: (703) 777-6552
Phone: (703) 771-3398
Web: http://www.lcsj.org
Email: laws@lcsj.org
Provide counseling and assistance to people in physical and/or emotional danger because of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
6911 Laurel Bowie Road, Suite 309
Bowie, MD 20715
Hotline: 1-800-MD-HELPS or 301-352-4574
Fax: (301) 809-0422
Web: http://www.mnadv.org/
Email: info@mnadv.org

My Sister's Place
P.O. Box 29596
Washington, DC 20017
Hotline: (202) 529-5991
Phone: (202) 529-5261 Office
Web: http://www.mysistersplacedc.org/
Provides confidential 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter and transitional-to-permanent housing, therapeutic children's programming, after-care services, residential and non-residential counseling and case-management, community outreach and education in English and Spanish.

Prince George's County Crisis Hotline
3601 Taylor Street
Brentwood, MD 20722
Hotline: (301) 731-1203 or (866) 392-7474
Phone: (301) 779-2100
Web: http://www.familycrisiscenter-pgco.org/
Email: info@familycrisiscenter-pgco.org
Provide immediate crisis intervention through support, community resources, and referrals to other helping agencies.

Sasha Bruce Youthworks
741 8th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Hotline: (202) 547-7777
Web: http://www.sashabruce.org
Provides shelter, counseling, life skills training and positive youth development activities to youths and family members.

Virginia Domestic Violence Hotline
1415 Sacham Place Suite 1
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Hotline: (800) 838-8238
Phone: 434-979-9002
Fax: 434-979-9003
Web: http://www.vsdvalliance.org/
Email: Info@vsdvalliance.org
Provides support for individuals affected by sexual and domestic violence.

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