1-877-WE-HELP6 (934-3576)
Southside Survivor Response Center
Empowering Women, Children & Families to Live Free From Violence
Serving Martinsville, Henry & Patrick Counties
Southside Survivor Response Center
1-877-WE-HELP6 (934-3576)

Our Services

Safety for those most vulnerable.

  • Emergency Shelter - Provided for victims of domestic violence.
  • 911 Cell phones - Provided to victims (usable for emergency 911 calls only).
  • Safety Planning - A guide to safety for victims.
  • Pet Safety - Safe Haven agreement with SPCA for pets of victims.

Advocacy on behalf of victims

  • Legal - Accompaniment through the legal system for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
  • Medical - Emergency hospital accompaniment for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Emergency Transportation - Limited as needed
  • Information and Referrals - to other community agencies as appropriate

Education to the community and allied professionals

  • Presentations - Speakers available upon request to address issues of domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking and other agency services.
  • Empowerment and Resilience Training - learn to better handle life's challenges, manage emotions, and build personal strength.
  • Elementary School Prevention Programs - bullying, cyberbullying, healthy teen dating, conflict resolution, 10-month Character Education Program
  • Violence Prevention Program - Facilitated by Outreach Coordinator in cooperation with Parks and Recreation Departments, County and City Schools, after-school programs, and mentoring programs.
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training -Two-Day training about how to effectively intervene with someone thinking about suicide.
  • Awareness Events - Community events to raise awareness of the issues surrounding domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and homelessness.

Support for those who reach out for services.

  • Crisis Intervention - Helpline services 24/7.
  • Reassurance calls - Daily outbound calls to ensure safety.
  • Supportive - Individual and group counseling for domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, children's support, self-esteem and life-skills.
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