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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 19, 2009

Statewide Programs


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Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Crime Victim Assistance
Victims Services Section Of the Department Of Criminal Justice Services
202 North Ninth Street, 6th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (888) 887-3418

Suffolk Virginia Legal Aid Society
155 E. Washington Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Phone: (757) 539-3441
Phone: 1-866-534-5243
Web: http://www.vlas.org
Serving: Suffolk and Franklin, and the counties of Isle of Wight and Southampton

VA Department of Corrections
Phone: 1-800-560-4292 (Victims Only)
Phone: 804-674-3243 (Ext. 1155, 1156 or 1157)
(Victims Services Section)

VA Department of Criminal Justice Services
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 786-4000
The Department of Criminal Justice Services is charged with planning and carrying out programs and initiatives to improve the functioning and effectiveness of the criminal justice system as a whole.

Hotline: (866) LegalAid [1-866-534-5243]
Web: http://www.valegalaid.org
A one-stop online resource for legal referral and self-help information.

Virginia Department of Social Services
7 N. Eighth St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (800) 552-3431
Phone: (804) 726-7000
Web: http://www.dss.virginia.gov

Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault 24-Hour Hotline
Hotline: (800) 838-8238

Virginia Poverty Law Center
700 East Franklin Street
Suite 14T1
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 782-9430 (ext 16 or ask for someone in the domestic violence unit)
Phone: (800) 868-8752 (ext 16 or ask for someone in the domestic violence unit)
Fax: (804) 649-0974
Web: http://www.vplc.org
Advocates on behalf of low-income Virginians on poverty issues.

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (Charlottesville)
302 Hickman Rd
Suite 101
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: (434) 979-9002
Fax: 434-979-9003
Web: http://www.vadv.org/

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (Richmond)
5008 Monument Ave.
Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 377-0335
Fax: (804) 377-0339
Web: http://www.vadv.org/

Virginia's Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline
Hotline: (888) 383-8238 (24 hours)
Web: http://www.theredflagcampaign.org/index.php/resources/hotlines/

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