Crisis Hotline for Domestic Violence
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
Who We Are
The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance operates the statewide Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline (1-800-838-8238 v/tty). This toll-free, confidential, 24-hour service that provides crisis intervention, support, information, and referrals to family violence and sexual assault survivors, their friends and families, professionals, and the general public.
The Hotline offers the following services:
- Information and support for survivors, friends and family, and the general public.
- Links to local crisis centers, shelters or other human resource agencies through referrals and by directly connecting callers to local agencies via a 3-way calling system.
- Resource packets on a variety of topics for callers seeking written information.
- Technical assistance to professionals working with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Brochures and other resource materials in bulk for agencies seeking to distribute information about domestic violence and sexual assault.
Interpreters can be available for any language through language line services.