VDSS is one of the largest Commonwealth agencies, partnering with 120 local departments of social services, along with faith-based and non-profit organizations, to promote the well-being of children and families statewide.
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The Virginia Victims Fund (VVF) is a state program created to help victims of violent crime with out of pocket expenses. These can include medical bills, prescriptions, funeral expenses, and many other expenses.
The mission of the Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley is to apply a full range of expert legal services to identify and resolve the most critical civil injustices facing low-income people
The Coalition Against Domestic Violence for the 24th Judicial District, Inc. is a regional membership coalition made up of a diverse group of agencies and concerned citizens dedicated to providing leadership in the prevention of and response to domestic violence occurring in communities. We hold an annual conference on the issue of domestic violence and with the Sexual Assault Response Program, co-host an annual candlelight vigil to remember and support the victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
We operate the statewide Virginia Statewide Hotline, LGBTQ Partner Abuse & Sexual Assault Helpline, and PREA Hotline (for incarcerated individuals who have experienced sexual violence) and develop resources for Virginia communities.Through our Project for Empowerment of Survivors (PES), we offer trauma-informed legal information, advice, and referrals to callers from Virginia who are experiencing sexual or intimate partner violence, dating violence, human trafficking and hate crimes.
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.