How to Get Help
Help for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Are you afraid of your partner? Have you been assaulted? Have you experienced sexual violence? Or are you concerned about a loved one?
- Contact Doorways’ free and confidential 24-Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline at 703-237-0881 for support, information about available services and resources, and referrals. All languages available.
Please note that Doorways’ safehousing is prioritized for Arlington, Virginia residents.
Help for Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness
Are you experiencing homelessness, or at risk of becoming homeless?
- Contact the Arlington County Department of Human Services at 703-228-1300 for help; access to Doorways’ Family Home and other Arlington homeless shelters is provided through there.
- During non-business hours, please call 703-228-1010 for assistance.
- See the Arlington Department of Human Services Program Directory for additional resources, such as emergency financial assistance from Arlington Thrive.
Please note that homeless shelters are reserved for Arlington, Virginia residents.
About Doorways Services
If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse in our community, call our 24-hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline 703-237-0881 for information and support. Please call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening situation.
Who We Serve
Doorways serves individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and homelessness in the Arlington, Virginia community, including women, men, youth, and LGBTQIA+ people.
What We Do
Doorways provides shelter and services to individuals and families in Arlington, Virginia. We offer a full spectrum of services, ranging from community-based support to shelter and housing.
Doorways’ community-based services are available to survivors throughout the Arlington community, whether or not they are in Doorways’ shelter and housing programs:
- 24-Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline (703-237-0881)
- Hospital Accompaniment
- Mobile Advocacy
- Court Advocacy (located at the Arlington County Courthouse)
- Revive Domestic & Sexual Violence Counseling Program
- Domestic Violence Safehouse, Safe Apartments, and Safe Kennel (for survivors’ pets)
- Family Home (shelter)
- HomeStart Supportive Housing Program
Doorways’ residential services are available to clients in Doorways’ shelter and housing programs. These services include dedicated goal planning, case management, and dedicated Children’s Services.
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