Survivor Services Program

DVRP provides free and confidential services, in over 20 Asian/Pacific Islander languages.  We aim to improve the safety of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, regardless of income level, immigration status or English fluency.

  • Confidential Helpline (202) 833-2233: Speak with an advocate (Monday – Thursday, 9:00am-6:30pm and Friday 9:00am-6:00pm) to get information, local resources and ask questions. Trained staff and advocates speak over 20 Asian languages including: Japanese, Hindi, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Thai, Tagalog, etc.  Callers can receive crisis intervention, safety planning, emotional peer support, and referrals for legal services and/or temporary, safe housing. If calling after hours, leave a message with your name, language, safe phone number, and safe time to call you back.  Advocates will return calls promptly.
  • Case Management:  DVRP can help you access resources and help with shelter, emergency transportation, interpretation/translation, apply for public benefits, accompaniment to court, survivor advocacy and support, crisis intervention, financial or medical assistance, and referrals for legal services (protection orders, family law (divorce/child custody) or immigration).  Both short-term and long-term case management services are available, free of charge.
  • Language Capacity: DVRP can provide help in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bengali, Cambodian, Cantonese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Mandarin, Mongolian, Pampango, Punjabi, Shanghainese, Sinhala, Tagalog, Ilokano, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese

If this is an emergency, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline  at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or visit http://www.thehotline.org/.