• COVID-19 Resource Updates

  • Victim Services

Amara

  • Amara continues to provide legal intakes and referrals for anyone who has traded sex for money or any other benefit, whether their involvement in commercial sex was by choice, coercion, or circumstance. Amara is currently accepting phone intakes and referrals through hotline, email, or via the website.

  • Hotline

    (240) 257-6492

  • Website

    https://www.amaralegal.org/make-a-referral/

  • Email

    info@amaralegal.org

Ayuda

  • Phone

    (202) 387-4848

  • Address

    Ayuda is offering a daily phone-in clinic from 9:00AM – 12:00PM and 1:00PMP – 4:00PM on Mondays – Fridays. The daily phone-in clinic is for immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking who are interested in legal assistance with CPOs, family law cases, and crime victim rights advocacy, as well as therapy and case management. Survivors can call (202) 387-4848 to access these services.

Break the Cycle

Children's National Medical Center - Children's Adolescent Protection Center

  • All medical and mental health services provided to physically abused, sexually abused/assaulted/trafficked children and youth remain available at Children’s National.

    If you need assistance with clients/patients, feel free to call 202-476-4073 during business hours or 202-476-5000 (hospital operator) to access the clinician on call for child protection.

  • Main Line

    (202) 476-4073

  • Hospital Operator

    (202) 476-5000

  • Address

    111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010

DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • The DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV/Coalition), in partnership with member programs and partners, is working to address the safety, health, and well-being of survivors of domestic violence. Refer their webpage for a list of comprehensive services.

  • Hotline

    (844) 442-5732

  • Website

    https://dccadv.org/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-response/

DC Forensic Nurse Examiners

  • DC Forensic Nurse Examiners are still assisting clients at MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC). Go to MWHC or call their hotline to access resources.

  • Hotline

    (844) 443-5732

  • MWHC

    (202) 877-7000

  • Website

    https://www.dcfne.org/

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project (DCVLP)

  • DCVLP is offering free legal advice and case intake through a call-in legal clinic available Monday through Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM. The phone-in clinic is available to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking and to caregivers of at-risk children. Clients can receive brief legal advice regarding Civil Protection Orders, custody, child support, and immigration issues. Clients may call or email to access the legal clinic.

  • Phone

    (202) 425-7573

  • Email

    clinic@dcvlp.org

DV LEAP

JCADA

  • Clinicians are available for crisis sessions. Advocates are available to safety plan and connect clients to specific resources. Attorneys are available to answer legal questions about Protective Orders.

    Services will be offered via telephone or Zoom.

  • Confidential Hotline

    (877) 885-2232

  • Website

    https://jcada.org/

FAIR Girls

    • Crisis Hotline is fully operational 24/7
    • FAIR Girls is now accepting new client referrals for the Vida Home only, on a case by case basis. Screening for high lethality and imminent danger only please. If a referral is accepted, FAIR Girls will work with the client to safely self-quarantine for at least 14 days prior to transitioning to the Vida Home.  FAIR Girls will utilize partnerships to provide emergency housing during the self-quarantine process.
    • Case Management services are continuing for current clients and are conducted via phone or virtually by FAIR Girls direct services staff.

  • Office line

    (202) 520-9777

  • FAIR Girls Crisis Hotline

    (855) 900-3247

  • Website

    fairgirls.org

  • Email

    info@fairgirls.org

Legal Aid Society

  • The Legal Aid Society of D.C. is open online and by phone to provide advice on legal issues related to CPOs, domestic violence, custody, child support, divorce, public benefits (including unemployment insurance), housing and eviction defense, consumer (including foreclosure), immigration, or appellate issues. Call (202) 628-1161 or visit https://www.legalaiddc.org/onlineintake/ to apply for assistance.   

  • Phone

    (202) 628-1161

  • Website

    https://www.legalaiddc.org/onlineintake/

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Highly-trained Advocates are working remotely to ensure services and continue to support survivors. For anyone affected by abuse and needing support, call the hotline. If you're unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.

  • Hotline

    (800) 799-7233

  • Text Line

    text LOVEIS to 22522

  • Website

    thehotline.org

National Center for Victims of Crime

  • National Center for Victims of Crime has created a Crime Victims Community in COVID-19 group. This group provides biweekly webinars, a Facebook group, and a Google group. Webinars focus on the topical information we need to discuss in order to keep the crime victims community informed and up-to-date as we continue to adjust to working remotely.  The Facebook group is a closed group of professionals who talk about resources, trends, and any other information that is COVID related. 

  • Website

    https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/cvcc-19

Network for Victim Recovery of DC

  • NVRDC is conducting legal intakes, providing brief legal advice, and connecting victims to advocates via phone at (202) 742-1727. Clients should leave a voicemail and calls will be returned. Sexual assault forensic medical exam advocates are still responding to the hospital for those exams. Sexual assault victims may access these services by calling 1-844-4HELPDC (1844-443-5732) or access the online chat at www.DCvictim.org/chat. 

  • Intakes

    (202) 742-1727

  • Advocates for SANE exam

    (844) 443-5732

  • Website

    www.DCvictim.org/chat

Safe Sisters Circle

  • Safe Sisters Circle is conducting intakes by phone for clients in Civil Protection Order and child custody cases, and also offering brief advice via phone. Clients may reach out by emailing info@safesisterscircle.org or calling (202) 596-5209.

  • Intake Line

    (202) 596-5209

  • Email

    info@safesisterscircle.org

Victim Legal Network of DC

  • VLNDC is conducting intakes by phone. Clients may also conduct intakes online by filling out an intake form. Clients can receive give brief advice on issues related to Civil Protection Orders and Crime Victims Compensation. 

  • VLNDC Intake Line

    (202) 629-1788

  • Website

    https://vlndc.org/for-victims-of-crime/get-help/