• Virginia

  • Arlington County

  • Advocacy & Support

Doorways for Women and Families

  • Doorways’ Revive Domestic & Sexual Violence Counseling Program supports survivors seeking services due to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and/or stalking, including adults, youth and children. Through Revive, Doorways offers trauma-informed short-term counseling tailored to your needs to support you in your healing process. Their services are offered in multiple languages and include the following:

    • Free, confidential trauma-focused counseling
    • Crisis intervention
    • Safety planning
    • Advocacy
    • Support groups

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Arlington County Behavioral Health Services

  • The DHS Behavioral Healthcare Division offers many types of mental health services such as outpatient support, community support, psychiatric services, employment and housing services, and crisis intervention. They work directly with Doorway for Women and Families for those seeking for those seeking support and resources around domestic violence.

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    2120 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22204

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Doorways’ Court Advocacy Program

  • Doorways’ Court Advocacy program assists survivors of domestic violence with obtaining immediate and long-term legal protections. With an office at the Arlington County Courthouse, Doorways’ bilingual (Spanish and English) Court Advocate provides education about the legal system, companionship during the petition and court hearing processes and extensive safety planning for anyone impacted by family violence. Their services include:

    • Assistance in filing for protection orders
    • Accompaniment to civil court hearings and assistance throughout the court process
    • Explanations regarding the court process and judgments
    • Referrals to attorneys, victim assistance providers and crisis intervention programs
    • Assistance in safety planning
    • Emergency 911 cell phones
    • Assistance in filing for other civil petitions, such as custody and child support

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Arlington County Victim/Witness Program

  • The Arlington Victim/Witness Program is part of the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. It is supported by funding through Arlington County and a grant administered by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Their services include:

    • Answer questions about the court process
    • Inform you of case status
    • Explain your rights and your role as a victim or witness
    • Talk with you about personal reactions to the crime
    • Offer support and crisis intervention
    • Accompany you to court
    • Help you complete a Request for Confidentiality form
    • Arrange a courtroom tour
    • Talk to your employer about time off for court proceedings
    • Help you request restitution
    • Refer you to community resources, social service agencies or counseling
    • Assist you in filling out an application for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund
    • Guide you in preparing your Victim Impact Statement
    • Show you how to request notification of prisoner release
    • In most felony cases involving crimes against individuals, a Victim Specialist will be assigned to work with you throughout the criminal justice proceedings.

  • Arlington Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office


Arlington County Police Department

  • The Arlington County Police Department provides 24/7 law enforcement support, including Special Victims Unit detectives.

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    1425 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201

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