24/7 Crisis Hotline: 757.251.0144

Victim Advocacy

Free legal education, court accompaniment services, assistance with obtaining protective orders, and legal referrals are offered to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.The YWCA-SHR has a victim advocate based out of the Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court to assist those who are petitioning for a protective order. Victim advocates also provide court accompaniment services in the South Hampton Roads region to victims of interpersonal violence. To request legal advocacy services, please call (757) 625-4248.