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Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline

  • In Virginia: (800) 552-7096
  • Out-of-state: (804) 786-8536

The Virginia Department of Social Services operates a statewide Child Protective Services (CPS) Hotline 24/7 to support local departments of social services by receiving reports of child abuse and neglect and referring them to the appropriate local department of social services. The CPS Hotline is staffed by trained Protective Service Hotline Specialists.

Statewide Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline

Whether someone has hurt you in the past or is hurting you now, the Virginia Statewide Hotline is here to listen and to help.

If you are a friend, family member, or professional wondering how to help someone, or just want to know more about sexual assault, stalking, controlling behavior, or intimate partner violence…call the hotline. They will listen, offer support, and connect you to resources in your area.

Free. Confidential. 24 hours a day.

LGBTQ Partner Abuse & Sexual Assault Helpline

The LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline provides a free and confidential telephone service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer or questioning callers looking for information or help regarding intimate partner abuse, sexual assault, and stalking.

Free. Confidential. 24 hours a day.

Sexual & Domestic Violence Agencies in your Area

  • Click here for the most updated directory of all Sexual & Domestic Violence Agencies in Virginia, which offer a range of advocacy services.
  • If you are unsure which agency would best help you, call the Statewide Hotline at (800)838-8238, and they’ll connect you with the best supports in your area.

Adult Protective Services Hotline

  •  (888) 832-3858
  • Or, call your local department of social services

Call the APS hotline 24/7 to report suspected adult abuse, neglect or exploitation. APS investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults 60 years of age or older and incapacitated adults age 18 or older. If protective services are needed and accepted by the individual, local Adult Protective Services social workers may arrange for a wide variety of health, housing, social and legal services to stop the mistreatment or prevent further mistreatment