Domestic violence resource guide

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Local resources:

Family Services of Roanoke Valley (Cities of Roanoke and Salem, Counties of Bedford, Botetourt, Franklin and Roanoke, and Town of Vinton)

NRV Cares (Montgomery, Pulaski, Giles, Floyd, and city of Radford)

  • Shelter for help in emergency (Nelson)
    • 24/7 hotline - 434-293-8509

  • (TAP) Total Action for Progress Domestic Violence Service Center (Roanoke) - Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 24-hour hotline - 540-580-0775
    • Daytime phone - 540-283-4813, for after hours emergencies - 540-580-0775

  • Turning Point (Roanoke) - Secure and accredited center for intimate partner and family violence
    • Free, confidential 24/7 hotline - 540-345-0400

    Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley

    • 24/7 hotline - 540-639-1123

  • YWCA Domestic Violence Prevention Center (Lynchburg)
    • 24/7 hotline - 1-888-528-1041

    Statewide resources:

    Virginia Certified Batterer Intervention Programs

    • Blue Ridge Counseling, LLC - 540-639-9040
      • Domestic Violence Alternatives Program
      • Service areas: Giles, Floyd, Montgomery, Pulaski, Radford, Roanoke, Bedford and Lynchburg

    View the full list of programs that serve in other areas of Virginia

    National hotlines:

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-7233 - this is a toll-free 24/7 hotline staffed by trained advocates
    • There's also an online Live Chat option that's available every day from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m.

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-4673
    • There's also an online Live Chat service available 24/7

    National resources:

    If you know of any other organizations or resources not on this list, send an e-mail to jwilliamson@wsls.com