Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services

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As a co-founder and member of the Fairfax County Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC), The Women’s Center counsels and advocates for hundreds of survivors of domestic violence each year. The Center also partners with the Office of Victim Services in Washington, DC to offer free counseling and support to residents of the city (see below for more information).

Counseling with professional therapists, who have experience supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, is available at both of our Virginia and DC locations. Services include:

  • Emotional Support & Counseling
  • Information & Referral
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Support Groups

If you are in need of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Information and Advocacy services, please contact Allison Medina at (703) 281-2657 ext. 272 (dial # before the extension) or by email at amedina@thewomenscenter.org, or click on the boxes at right for more resources in the DC area.

Free Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in DC

Who We Serve: All sexual assault survivors who live in or were assaulted within the District.

What We Do: Provide individual therapy for adult sexual assault survivors free of charge.

Where and When: The Center is located at

1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite #310
Washington, DC 20005

Services are available Monday – Friday, by appointment

More Information & Appointments

Please contact the Intake Specialist:

Mary Smith
(202) 293-4580, ext. 100
msmith@thewomenscenter.org

Please visit What You Should Know About Sexual Assault and Rape to learn about sexual abuse and its impacts.

Sexual assault therapy in the District is funded in part by DC government.

Call Now:
(703) 281-2657 ext 272 – in Vienna, VA
(202) 293-4580 – in Washington, D.C.

More Resources

Bethany House
(703) 658-9500
www.bhnv.org

Legal Services of Northern Virginia
(703) 534-4343
www.lsnv.org

Fairfax County Domestic & Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline
703-360-7273

Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC)
(703) 246-4573

Office for Women Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
(703) 324-5730
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ofw/

Fairfax County Police Department Victim Services Section (criminal cases)
(703) 691-2131

Artemis House – A Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence
(703) 435-4940 – 24 hours

ADAPT: Anger and Domestic Abuse Prevention and Treatment
(703) 968-4052

Doorways for Women & Families
703-237-0881 – 24 hour hotline
www.doorwaysva.org

Arlington Violence Intervention Program
703-228-4848 – 24 hour hotline
703-228-1550 – main number

Alexandria Domestic Violence Program
(703) 838-4911 – hotline
http://alexandriava.gov/Women

Alexandria Police Department, Domestic Violence Unit
(703) 706-3974

Alexandria Sexual Assault Response and Awareness Program
(703) 683-7273 – hotline

LAWS/Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter
(703) 777-6552 – 24 Hour Hotline
(703) 771-3398 – Main number
http://lcsj.org

Commonwealth Attorney Victim Witness Program (criminal cases)
(703) 777-0242

ACTS/Turning Points Domestic Violence Program
703-221-4460
703-221-4951 – hotline

The Wendt Center
http://www.wendtcenter.org/trauma/sexual-trauma.html

Hotline
202-333-7233

Chat/Text Hotline
http://www.7cupsoftea.com/