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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 19, 2009

Local Programs

Virginia

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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.  If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Please note that we list the organizations by the town, city or county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or counties.  You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead. 

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Dumfries

ACTS - Turning Points
PO Box 74
Dumfries, VA 22026-0074
Hotline: (703) 368-4141
Phone: (703) 441-8606
Phone: (703) 221-3585
Web: http://www.actspwc.org
Email: Acts_Development@comcast.net
Services include: a 24-hour helpline, two emergency shelters, individual counseling and support groups for women and children, a batterer’s intervention program, court advocacy and accompaniment, and transitional housing.

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