Response Sexual Assault Support Service
City of Chesapeake Police
Safety is your Right
CRISIS LINE- 24 Hour- 622-1126
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center- 24-Hour 627-5433
Samaritan House- 430-2120
HER Shelter - 485-3384
Women in Crisis (YWCA)- 625-5570
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance- 800-838-8223
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
The use of physical or verbal assaults and controlling behaviors in which one intimate partner uses physical violence; coercion, threats; intimidation, isolation; or emotional, sexual or economic abuse to control the other partner in the relationship.
Unwelcome touching; sexual intercourse without consent, including rape (whether by acquaintance or stranger), sodomy, or other form of sexual penetration; committed either by force, threat of force intimidation, or through use of victim's mental helplessness, which includes incapacitation by alcohol or other drugs; intentionally touching, either directly or through clothing, of the genitals, breasts, thighs, or buttocks without consent; unwanted touching or fondling.
Unwelcome sexual advances, a request for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct or written communications of a sexual nature which is intimidating, hostile, or offensive.
The willful, malicious, and repeated harassing of an individual by another person, including following the individual, showing up at her or his home or workplace, sending unwanted messages (including e-mail and text-messages) or objects, vandalizing property, or making harassing telephone calls.
1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.
College age women are 4 times more likely to be sexually assaulted.
Provided by RAINN
"Respect, Equality, and Peace ..Everybody has a right."
Men Can Stop Rape
VA Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
Community Solutions to Sexual and Domestic Violence: Virginia