Many resources in the community provide services which may be helpful to crime victims. The listing below is a collection of some of these resources.
Victims of crime can contact the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Service’s INFO-LINE at 1-888-887-3418. Callers receive information about their rights under Virginia’s Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act, as well support and referrals to programs and resources in their community. The INFO-LINE utilizes interpretation services to serve victims speaking over 170 different languages.
Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, can contact the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at: 1-800- 838- 8238 (V/TTY) for information, support, and referral to local sexual assault crisis centers or domestic violence programs. Assistance is available 24 hours a day.
Victim of crime who are considering filing a civil lawsuit against their offender may wish to contact the Virginia Lawyer Referral Service, a project of the Virginia Bar Association, at 1-800-552-7977 for assistance in locating an attorney.
To discover other resources that are available near them, victims can dial 211 to be connected to Virginia 211.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line - 1-800-273-8255
Mental Health America of Virginia’s Warm Line can be used by victims, family members, and other concerned parties for questions or non-crisis concerns regarding mental health. 1-866-400-6428
- Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
- Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
- Virginia Department of Social Services
- Commonwealth of Virginia
- Virginia Department of Corrections (Victim Services)
- Virginia Court Systems (Case Status and Information)
- Virginia Poverty Law Center
- Virginia Attorney General’s Office (Victim Notification Program)
- Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
- Virginia Legal Aid Society
- Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
- Mental Health America of Virginia
- Virginia Department of Medical Assistance
- Housing Opportunities Made Equal
- Virginia Victim Assistance Network
- Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services
- Prevent Child Abuse Virginia
- Brain Injury Association of Virginia
- Comfort Zone Camp
- Commonwealth Catholic Charities
- Jewish Family Services
- Hope Exists After Rape Trauma (HEART)
- Office for Victims of Crime
- National Children’s Alliance
- National Organization for Victim Assistance
- National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
- National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
- Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
- Compassionate Friends
- Parents of Murdered Children
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving
- National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
- United Way