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Virtual Outreach in the time of Social Distancing

14 April 2020
As social distancing guidelines change the way we work, teach our children, grocery shop, communicate with family, and spend our spare time, it also must change the way we educate... Read More

How the Norfolk Family Justice Center is helping serve survivors of sexual assault

2 April 2020
The Norfolk Family Justice Center (NFJC) held its grand opening in November 2019 with the goal of providing more comprehensive services to victims of violence, all in one location. The... Read More

What can YOU do?

17 October 2019
In the United States, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime (Source:... Read More

Ending sexual assault: It’s up to you

10 September 2018
By Mary Kate Andris, YWCA South Hampton Roads President and CEO April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month – an opportunity to create community action to end this societal scourge. Nationally,... Read More

Abusers can discover your internet activities.  Clear your Browser History.

As you surf the internet, the browser you use will automatically save information about your activities. Your Browser History includes any websites you visit or queries entered into search engines. The browsers collect this information to make your browsing experience better; however, it is also accessible to anyone who knows where to look. It is crucial for you to know how to clear your History if you don’t want anyone to know you have accessed this or any other domestic violence-related website.

To learn how to clear your Browser History, visit our Safe Browsing page.