Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance: A coalition of people and agencies committed to ending sexual and domestic violence and the recognized leader in Virginia’s response to sexual and domestic violence.
If all counselors at that center are busy, the call is sent to the next closest center.
The caller’s phone number is not retained, so the call is anonymous and confidential unless the caller chooses to share personally-identifying information. Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238 (V/TTY) The Action Alliance operates the statewide hotline, a 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.
loveisrespect: 1-866-331-9474 Text: loveis to 22522 TTY: 1-866-331-8453 Call for confidential advice and counseling.
Visit resources, safety tips, online chats available with peer advocates 24/7. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential and anonymous.
Office of Adolescent Health: The Office of Adolescent Health is dedicated to improving the health and well being of adolescents to enable them to become healthy, productive adults.
Podcasts, Talking with Teens site for parents, and resources covering all aspects of teen health.
The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, Center for Safe Youth: Help for at-risk teen and their families.
joined Jewish Women International, MTV, the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships and others in an effort to urge educators, communities and parents to address dating violence, and stop domestic violence before it begins.
They were joined by Honorary Hosts Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia), Congresswomen Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) and Congressman Dave Reichert (R-Washington), leaders from the US Department of Education, Centers for Disease Control and the Office on Violence Against Women of the Department of Justice at a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss “Why Middle School Matters,” promising initiatives that communities, schools, and parents can use to address teen dating violence and the federal policy implications of the work from the field.
HOPE, a computer notes the area code and first three digits of the caller’s phone number.