DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE

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Susheela Varky

T: (804) 782-9430 ext. 204 | F: (804) 649-0974 | E: [email protected]

 

Overview

We help victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence with the various issues including where to find help and obtaining protective orders. Our staff provides assistance, information-sharing, and engages in advocacy efforts to strengthen protections for victims.

Main Issues

  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Violence
  • Immigration issues specific to domestic and sexual violence victims.

Education, Outreach and Other Resources

We provide technical and advocacy training in Virginia to the staff of victim’s services programs, members of bar associations, and employees of other organizations that serve victims of domestic and sexual violence and their families. Our staff travels statewide to inform these partners about laws relating to domestic and sexual violence, provide updates about new Virginia laws that become effective on July 1st of each year and the federal options that are available to immigrant victims of domestic and sexual violence.