Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services
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Counseling with professional therapists and advocates, who have experience supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, is available at our Virginia and DC locations.
Contact us in Northern Virginia
Contact us in Washington, DC
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 and sexual assault 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 District.
Services We Offer
Emotional Support & Counseling
Information & Referral
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
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite #310
Washington, DC 20005
Services are available Monday – Friday, by appointment
More Information & Appointments
Please contact the Intake Specialist:
(202) 293-4580, ext. 100
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.
The Center has helped thousands of victims of domestic violence reclaim their lives through the Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence Program (Break the Cycle). This program provides critical components in the continuum of care for victims that help them find physical safety, economic stability, financial education, career mentoring and individual coaching, and improved mental health. Specific services include: crisis intervention; trauma-informed, evidence-based mental health counseling; information about accessing and navigating the criminal, civil, housing, legal, medical, mental health and other service systems; safety planning; referrals to community resources; education about the dynamics of domestic violence and its cyclical nature; long-term care management; financial counseling; and social-connection support groups that foster empowerment and development of trusted connections. In addition, the program provides education to victims and the community and support to the clinicians working with victims of domestic violence through training, peer, and supervisory support.
The support group meets twice a month. Please contact Bessy Blanco, Break The Cycle Program Coordinator for more information.