Resources

Greater Richmond Area

  • Family Violence and Sexual Assault Virginia Hotline: If you are a friend, family member, or professional wondering how to help someone, or just want to know more about sexual assault, stalking, controlling behavior, or intimate partner violence...call this hotline. They will listen, offer support, and connect you to resources in your area phone. Free, confidential, 24/7 (800) 838-8238; chat/text: (804) 793-9999

  • Greater Richmond Regional Hotline -- For those who have or are currently experiencing sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking. This hotline is also usual for family, friends, loved ones who want assistance to provide support to individuals experiencing violence. Free, confidential, 24/7 (804) 612-6126 (24/7).

  • LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Violence Hotline: The LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline provides a free and confidential telephone service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer or questioning callers looking for information or help regarding intimate partner abuse, sexual assault, and stalking. Free, confidential and 24/7. (866) 356-6998 (24/7), (804) 793-9999 (text)

  • YWCA of Richmond: YWCA Richmond offers programs & emergency services for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence. YWCA Richmond is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. 

  • VCU Health Forensic Nursing Office: If you are interested in having evidence collected, VCU Health is able to complete a PERK (Physical Evidence Recovery Kit) Exam. This is a FREE service, no insurance is needed. For more information, please click here (PERK exams): 1250 E. Marshall St., Richmond, VA, (804) 628-0623 (non-emergency, 24/7)

  • St. Mary's Hospital (PERK exams): If you are interested in having evidence collected, VCU Health is able to complete a PERK (Physical Evidence Recovery Kit) Exam. This is a FREE service, no insurance is needed. For more information, please click here (PERK exams)​:5801 Bremo Rd., Richmond, VA, (804) 281-8574 (non-emergency, 24/7)

  • Black Therapists in RVA: Please be sure to research these agencies/therapist. This list is for reference only and should be only used and viewed as a directory. The owner of this list does not validate, recommend, or endorse any of the agencies and/or therapist listed. Use of services by agencies and/or therapist listed below is at the client/user discretion and risk.

  • The James House: They offer cost-free, confidential help for people affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking in the Greater Tri-Cities Region of Virginia.

  • Hanover Safe Place: They provide free & confidential services (case management, safety planning, emergency housing, etc.) to residents of Hanover, Ashland, & Mechanicsville.

  • Side by Side: Side by Side (formerly ROSMY) is dedicated to creating supportive communities where Virginia’s LGBTQ+ youth can define themselves, belong, and flourish.

  • Project Hope / Quin Rivers: They provide services for individuals experiencing violence residing in Caroline, Charles City, Hanover, King George, King and Queen, King William, New Kent, Spotsylvania, and Stafford as well as the City of Fredericksburg and the Town of West Point.

National

  • 1in6 - If you’re a man who has experienced sexual abuse or assault, you’re not alone.
    1 in 6 is here to support you in your path to a happier, healthier future.         

  • Male Survivor - Every man who has experienced sexual assault or abuse deserves access to a judgment-free space where he can heal on his own terms and without shame

  • RAINN: RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

  • Stalking Resource Center: In 2000, the National Center for Victims of Crime partnered with the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women to create the Stalking Resource Center (SRC). The SRC is committed to continuing its national effort to promote awareness, action, and advocacy to enhance victim safety and hold stalking offenders accountable.

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