SERVICES PROVIDED BY HAVEN OF THE DAN RIVER REGION, INC.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (DV) ADVOCACY
SEXUAL VIOLENCE (SV) ADVOCACY
HAVEN provides support and services for victims in the community and in the shelter who have been sexually assaulted. The SV Advocate provides information and can accompany victims to court. Trained volunteers can accompany victims to the hospital to have a PERK test. HAVEN provides clothing for victims to wear home if their clothing is needed for forensic testing.
A 24-hour crisis line is available to provide information and support to victims and the community. All staff are trained to handle crisis calls. For information about available services, support, or crisis assistance, call (434) 483-5482 or call the National Hot-line at (800)799-7233.
HAVEN of the Dan River Region, Inc. has speakers who can attend churches, community groups, and other activities to speak about domestic and sexual violence as well as the services offered through the HAVEN program.
HAVEN provides activities in the community to educate and increase the awareness of citizens about the problems of domestic violence and sexual assault.
To make arrangements for a speaker, contact Lisa Caviness, HAVEN Executive Director.