“I Asked Him for My Clothes and My Phone”

No one expects to be sexually assaulted. Then it happens.

Where to Get Help


To Report an Assault (24/7)

Arlington County Police Department

  • Emergency: 9-1-1
  • Nonemergency: 703-558-2222


For 24/7 Crisis Support and Advocacy

Including safety planning and/or shelter services

Doorways for Women and Families

Fairfax County Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

RAINN (Rape Abuse Incest National Network)


For 24/7 Medical Support

Including access to a forensic exam

Inova Ewing Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team (FACT)


For Legal Support

Including questions regarding the legal system

Arlington County Victim/Witness Program

  • 703-228-4410

Doorways Court Advocacy Program

  • 703-228-3749


For Mental Health Services

Including free short-term counseling

Doorways for Women and Families Revive Counseling Program

Arlington County’s Behavioral Health Services


Source: Arlington County Sexual Assault Resources and Response Brochure

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