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
If you are not in immediate danger because of thoughts of suicide, but need someone to talk with about your suicidal feelings, please call one of the following national suicide prevention lines:
Crisis Hotlines of Virginia
24/7 Crisis Line: 434-947-HELP (434-947-4357)
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.