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National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 for anonymous, confidential support.

1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

The National Sexual Assault Hotline is available 24/7 for anonymous, confidential support.

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

DC Victim Hotline

The hotline victim assistance staff provides basic crisis-intervention support and helps callers access the complete continuum of care. 

1-844-4-HELP-DC (844-443-5732)

DASH Safe Housing Programs

Our doors have remained open during COVID-19 and our work remains essential.  Thanks to our community of supporters who have stepped up with us to ensure our safe housing programs and services continue to be available through this challenging time.  

To learn more about DASH’s safe housing programs and services, please contact our Housing Resource Center at 202-290-2356 ext. 101.

Virginia Williams Family Resource Center

For Families Experiencing Homelessness due to Domestic Violence, please contact: Phone Number: (202) 526-0017 /  Email: VW@dashdc.org  

Services Available: DASH works collaboratively with families at the Virginia Williams Resource Center to prevent homelessness by exploring ways to keep survivors housed, helping them to identify housing options. 

  • Advocacy for short term (emergency) and long-term housing to families in crisis.   

Services Include: 

  • Re-establishing financial and housing independence.  
  • Resources for finding new housing.  
  • Dealing with housing discrimination.  
  • Changing or terminating a lease.  
  • Resources for changing or leaving a dangerous housing situation.

The amount of housing options in the DC Metro Area can be overwhelming – take a look at the following lists of resources to see what best fits your situation. If you have questions or concerns contact our advocates.

Staying Safe during COVID-19

For survivors, staying home during the pandemic may not be the safest option. Advocates are here for you, 24/7.

Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org to chat to an Advocate.

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