If you or someone you know is in immediate danger please call 911.
Crisis Help When You Need It
If you are not in immediate danger but are in a crisis situation, please take advantage of these resources.
National Suicide Prevention Hotlines
Crisis Hotlines of Virginia
Suicide: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
Teen Talk: 434-947-7277
ChatterLine: 434-947-KIDS (434-947-5437)
Sexual Assault Response Program: 434-947-RAPE (434-947-7273)
H.E.R. (Help and Emergency Response) Shelter
The H.E.R. Shelter is a private, non-profit agency, certified by the United Way of South Hampton Roads, and the statewide coalition: Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (VSDVAA). We participate in the Coordinated Crisis Response, a 24-hour emergency hotline where a trained advocate can assist individuals in need of information, referrals, or – when appropriate – can provide safe, emergency housing for a woman and her children. The H.E.R Shelter currently operates three shelter facilities in the cities of Portsmouth and Chesapeake, Virginia.
24/7 Crisis Line: (757) 485 3384
The mission of Samaritan House is to foster personal safety, growth and self-sufficiency in adults and their children through freedom from sexual and domestic violence, human trafficking and homelessness.
24/7 Crisis Line: (757) 430 2120