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Community Resources

Old Dominion University is committed to providing support and resources to assist students and employees that encounter sexual assault, domestic and dating violence and stalking, and other forms of discriminatory harassment.

YWCA Sexual & Domestic Violence Services

Sexual assault and relationship/ domestic violence support, counseling, education, emergency shelter and legal advocacy.

24-hour South Hampton Roads Coordinated Crisis Hotline: 757-251-0144

YWCA Office contact information 757-625-4248, 500 E. Plume Street, Ste. 700, Norfolk, VA 23510.

HER Shelter

(Help and Emergency Response, Inc) provides leadership, advocacy, and resources to survivors and communities affected by Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Human Trafficking. The H.E.R Shelter currently operates two shelter facilities in the cities of Portsmouth and Chesapeake.
757-251-0144 (emergency hotline), 757-485-1445 (main office)

Transitions Family Violence Services

Hampton hotline and shelter, support groups advocacy.
57-723-7774 (hotline), 757-722-2261 (office) -4248 (office)

The Genieve Shelter

Located in Suffolk, services include individual and group counseling, case management, emergency shelter and supportive housing.
1-800-969-HOPE, 757-925-4365

Samaritan House

Provides emergency housing, transitional housing, and community outreach to victims of domestic violence and homeless families.
Alternate 24-hour hotline: 757-430-2120
757-631-0710 (office)

Navy Family Advocacy Program

Norfolk program for Navy families, counseling, support, advocacy and crisis intervention.
DoD Safe Helpline 877-995-5247
NSN Victim Advocate Duty Phone 757-438- 3504
NSN SARC Duty Phone 757-650-6018

Army Sexual Harassment Assistance Line


Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline

Statewide hotline, 1-800-838-8238

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Medical care for sexual assault victims that includes evidence collection services.
24-hour emergency services, 757-388-3000 or 911

Chesapeake Forensics

Medical care for sexual assault victims that includes evidence collection services.
24-hour emergency services, 1101 Madison Plaza, Ste 103, Chesapeake, VA 757-436-4111

LGBT Center of Hampton Roads

Community organization providing resources, advocacy, and counseling.
247 W 25th St, Norfolk, Virginia 757-640- 0929

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Connect instantly to the nearest community rape treatment center. 1-800-656-HOPE

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