For Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

YWCA Richmond offers programs & emergency services for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence.

Call 804-612-6126 to learn more.

We partner with sister agencies to provide regional hospital accompaniment to survivors of sexual violence, and with five agencies on a 24/7 regional crisis hotline. Below are our in-agency services:

YWCA Richmond’s Domestic Violence Program offers free comprehensive crisis support services for survivors and their families regardless of ability to pay. YWCA Richmond’s Domestic Violence Program serves all individuals regardless of gender, age, or English language ability in the Greater Richmond area. There is no cost to participate in the program. YWCA Richmond’s Domestic Violence Program provides the following services:

  • Individual and group mental health counseling
  • Safety planning
  • Access to a 24-Hour regional hotline
  • Emergency housing for those in danger
  • Referrals to other services, as needed (i.e. workforce, healthcare, financial literacy, court advocacy)

“I will always remember the great staff and the few friends I made at the YWCA. Thank you for showing me I am somebody.”