The list below contains organizations that can provide victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence with confidential services including counseling, advocacy, legal assistance and/or shelters.   



South Hampton Roads YWCA

5215 Colley Ave

Norfolk, VA 23510-1220


24-Hour Crisis Helpline: 757- 251-0144

Chat Hotline:

Counseling and support services for individuals, couples and support groups.



Provides comprehensive support services (advocacy, coordination, counseling, shelter placement, etc.) for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. 

Chesapeake Forensic Specialists, LLC

24-Hour Hotline:  757-398-5105 

A private company that specializes in medical exams for sexual assault. They also provide comprehensive support services and can help contact law enforcement (if desired) or advocacy.   Not just for residents of Chesapeake and you don’t need a referral, just contact their 24-hour hotline. 

EVMS Student Mental Health

EVMS Student Health Clinic

Call 757- 446-5700 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 pm. M-F to schedule an initial appointment.

EVMS Student Mental Health Web Page


Offers evaluations, consultation, and short-term psychotherapy (i.e. counseling) to all full-time EVMS students and their spouses/partners.


EVMS Student Assistance Program

1-855-384-1800 (toll free)


A Licensed Professional Counselor offers confidential assistance with emotional, family and personal issues.

EVMS Employee Assistance Program

 1-800-899-8174. Available 24/7.


Confidential and solution-focused services provided by professional counselors.  Addresses personal or work-related issues.


More information available on myportal


Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance


Sexual assault and domestic violence hotline and resources for individuals in Virginia


Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault

24 Hour Hotline:  800-838-8238 (v/tty) 

Chat (confidential instant messaging) Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm

Text:804-793-9999 Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm


LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline

1.866.356.6998    Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm

Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

11030 Warwick Blvd.

Newport News, VA 23601


24 hour Crisis Hotline: 757-236-5260, available


Free crisis services to victims of sexual assault (both children and adults), their family members, friends, dating partners, and anyone else seeking services, related to overcoming sexual violence.

LGBT Life Center

Contact: Casey Butler, M.S.

Community Engagement Coordinator

Pronouns: he/she/they (used interchangeably)

P: (757) 640-0929, ext. 230



Resources and support services for LGBTQ community

Help and Emergency Response, Inc.

P.O. Box 2187

Portsmouth, VA 23702=0187


757-485-3384 (hotline) 

24-hour emergency hotline for victims of domestic violence.  Can provide those in need with information, referrals, or when appropriate, can provide safe, emergency housing for a woman and her children.

Samaritan House

P.O. Box 2400, #226

Virginia Beach, VA


24 hour Crisis Hotline: 757-430-2120

PALS 757-631-0710

Emergency and short-term/transitional housing, and community outreach to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking.

Transitions Family Violence Services

P.O. Box 561

Hampton, VA 23669-0561


757-723-7774 (hotline)


Emergency and short-term/transitional housing, and community outreach to victims of domestic violence.

DoD Safe Helpline


Group Chat:


Sexual assault reporting, response and advocacy for DoD members (Active Duty, Reserve Component, or Transitioning Service Member, a Veteran, DoD Civilian, adult DoD Dependent, DoD Contractor).



National Domestic Violence Hotline 

1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)


National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN) 

 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)


National Human Trafficking Hotline




National resources for domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking