For Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence


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

Call or text 804-612-6126 to learn more.


We are a partner of EmpowerNet, a regional network of 6 domestic and sexual violence agencies.  We collaborate to provide comprehensive crisis and recovery services to support and empower all of those who are impacted by violence.


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 access services. 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 navigation, healthcare, case management, 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.”