Essential Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence
Resources and information are shared daily through the Fairfax County Department of Family Services’ Facebook page, including multi-lingual videos in Spanish, Turkish, Korean Russian, Somali, English, Mandarin, and Twi.
If you are worried about income, employment or housing, please see the Essential Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence during COVID-19 page. Fairfax County has compiled a list of resources that can help.
Assistance from a Distance
How to Access DFS Services Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Assistance from a Distance – How to Access DFS Services Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic page provides contact information to major hotlines and helplines for victims of violence, available in six languages on one flier, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Arabic, Farsi, Chinese and English.
Staying Safe at Home
Find Tips for Quarantine during COVID-19 to help survivors who are quarantined with an abusive partner to maximize their safety under these current challenging circumstances. You can find these tips online in English or download a PDF in Arabic, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese, and English.
Be a Support System to Loved Ones Affected by Domestic and Sexual Abuse During COVID-19. As a family member or friend, there are many things you can do to support someone who is being abused.