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Avalon Center works to end domestic and sexual violence by breaking the cycle of abuse through prevention, education, shelter and support services in the Williamsburg area. Vision Avalon Center envisions an aware community that works together to promote healthy relationships and to end domestic and sexual violence. Our Guiding Principles We work to empower survivors. We provide research-based, best practices in our work. We have highly trained, trauma-informed staff that offers voluntary services. We make the most of available resources through careful stewardship of gifts and grants, and through collaboration and partnerships with other organizations. We are an example of excellence for other domestic and sexual violence programs in our state and nation. We provide services to all impacted individuals regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, creed, or religion.
Our philosophy is that information, support and advocacy will empower victims and help them to make the choices that will lead them to take control of their lives and live free of violence.
Services: 24-hour HelpLine at 757-258-5051; weekly support groups and individual counseling; emergency housing for women and children;accompaniment; legal advocacy and resources; reference library; educational presentations