Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Professionals and Volunteers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Watch the new PSA video for the Make the Call campaign!

PURPLE OUT!  Wear purple on October 19, post your pics with #DVAM2017 #FairfaxCounty and email them to nicole.acosta@fairfaxcounty.gov.

See the DVAM Events Calendar Check out the DVAM events happening in Fairfax County and get involved!

Funding Opportunity: Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool RFP has been released; applications due December 4 & preproposal conference is October 26. 


The DV Network will next meet on November 21, 10am - noon in conference room 4/5 of the Government Center. 


Fairfax County Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services is seeking a DirectorApplications close October 20.

The Women’s Center is hiring: Spanish-English Domestic Violence Community Victim Advocate

Christian Relief Services is hiring: Case Manager, Safe Places Transitional Housing Program


October 18, 2017: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children: Workshop for Clergy and Faith Leaders, 7:00-8:30 pm at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Fairfax.

October 18-19, 2017:  Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference (Ontario, Canada), $500 fee.

October 20, 2017:  Training – Housing Rights and Resources/Personal Safety & Risk Management in the Work Place (OPEH and housing providers) More Info

October 21, 2017: Virginia Women’s Conference, sponsored by Senator Warner.  8am-4pm in Virginia Beach.

October 23, 2017:  Workshop – Family Abuse Training (The Women’s Center, Vienna) More Info

October 23-24, 2017:  Conference - Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management (Milwaukee, WI) More Info

October 26, 2017: Training and Luncheon – Stop the Violence CLE (LSNV)  Registration or email dvprobonoffx@lsnv.org

October 31, 2017: The Identification, Investigation, and Prosecution of Strangulation Cases, 8am-4pm (Loudoun DART, Ashburn).

November 1, 2017: The Impact of Domestic Violence on ChildrenWorkshop for Clergy and Faith Leaders, 11:30 am - 1 pm at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Fairfax.

November 1-3, 2017:  Conference - Bridging Differences: Advocating for Survivors from Underserved Communities (BWJP, Savannah) More Info

November 14, 2017:  Webinar -- Unpacking Binary Systems of Sex and Gender (National LGBTQ Institute on IPV) 

November 15-17, 2017:  Conference – 35th Annual Crime Victim’s Issues Conference (Virginia Victim’s Assistance Network, Williamsburg) Scholarships now available; scholarship applications due September 29 More Info

November 16, 2017:  Webinar – Should She Stay or Should She Go? Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Cases (BWJP) 

November 16, 2017:  Webinar – Increasing Well Being through Trauma Informed Practices (Alliance for Hope International) Register Here

November 28, 2017:  Webinar -- Introducing the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales for DV Programs (BWJP) 

January 11-12, 2018:  Training – Start By Believing: Train the Trainer Program  (EVAWI, Phoenix) Register Here

April 3-5, 2018:  Conference – International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Gender Bias (EVAWI, Chicago) Register Here

Multiple sessions September-December 2017: New Advocate Basic Intensive Advocacy Training (Action Alliance & Virginia Victim Assistance Network – Richmond, Tidewater, & Fredericksburg).

Anytime:  SOAR to Health and Wellness human trafficking trainings for Social Work Providers, Health Care Providers, and Behavioral Health Providers (NHTTAC webinar series)

Multiple sessions August-October 2017:  Webinars, multiple topics (Battered Women’s Justice Project) More Info

Multiple sessions September-October 2017:  Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudication Training (DCJS, multiple locations in VA) Register Here.