October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Washington, DC

DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV) 202-299-1181
DC Rape Crisis Center 202-333-RAPE (7273)
Domestic Violence Support Center 202-347-0390
Men Can Stop Rape 202-265-6530
Battered Women's Shelters and Services
House of Ruth 202-399-7095
My Sister's Place 202-529-5991
Legal Services
Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE) 202-452-9550
Catholic University Domestic Violence Clinic 202-319-6788
Georgetown University Domestic Violence Clinic 202-662-9649
Specialized Services
Ramona's Way (support to abused and addicted women) 202-257-6790
Ayuda, Inc. 202-387-4848
DC Employment Justice Center 202-828-9675
DAWN (Deaf Abused Women's Network) TTY 202-861-0258


Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men 1-888-7HELPLINE (743-5754)
Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence 1-800-MD-HELPS
Montgomery County Abused Persons Crisis Line 240-777-4673
Battered Women's Shelters and Services
Montgomery County Crisis Center 240-777-4000
House of Ruth, Hyattsville

410- 889-7884
Voice mail, but will call back if you specifically state that it is safe for you to receive a return call.

Legal Resources
Montgomery County Domestic Violence Assistance 240-777-9078
 Statewide Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project (MEDOVI) 410-534-8800
Family Law Hotline 1-800-845-8550
Support Groups
Prince George's Hospital Sexual Assault Center 301-618-3154
Montgomery County Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program 240-777-1355


Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men 1-888-HELPLINE (743-5754)
Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-838-8238
Battered Women's Shelters
Turning Points, Dumfries 703-221-4951
Alexandria Battered Women's Shelter 703-838-4911
Doorways for Women and Families 703-237-0881
Artemis House 703-435-4940
Legal Services for Battered Women
Legal Aid Society of Northern Virginia
Fairfax 703-246-4500
Leesburg 703-777-7450
Alexandria 703-684-5566
Arlington 703-532-3733
Support Groups
Korean Community Service Center 703-354-6345
Alexandria Rape Victim Companion Program

703-838-5030 and 703-683-7273 (Hotline)