Listed below are resources offered in the greater Richmond area for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. It is critically important that victims understand where to turn for help during a crisis situation, and in the recovery period that follows.
(All are available 24 hours)
YMCA: (804) 643-0888 (Richmond)
The James House: (804) 458-2840
Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
Chesterfield Mental Health: (804) 748-6356
Counseling and Support Groups
YWCA: Free individual counseling and support groups offered for adults and teens; two confidential emergency shelters also offered. (804) 643-0888 (Richmond)
Chesterfield County Domestic Violence Resource Center: Free individual counseling for ages 16 and older. (804) 318-8265
Chesterfield County Community Services Board: Comprehensive mental health services for victims of sexual assault and their families offered. (804) 748-1227
The James House: Offers free individual counseling and support groups for teens and adults. (804) 458-2840
United States Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc Site containing a wealth of information for victims of crime and links to resources.
Virginia Department of Health, Center for Injury and Violence Prevention www.svresources.org Contains statistical data about sexual violence, resource materials and information on prevention.
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance http://www.vsdvalliance.org/#/welcome Contains statistical data, information about sexual violence and links to resources, training and related public policy material for victims.