Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

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

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DV Network meeting: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10am - noon in conference room 4/5 of the Government Center.  

DVPPCC meeting: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 7:30 - 9:00 am, Fairfax County Courthouse, Jury Room 404, 4th floor


Orange Out for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is Tuesday, February 13!  Email selfies to Helen McDonald

Fairfax County OFWDSVS welcomes Brittany Vera, new Child Witness to Domestic Violence Coordinator, and Colleen Armstrong, new Prevention and Education Coordinator!


Shelter Houseis hiring:

Employment Services Case Manager

Full-time Residential Coordinator

On-call Residential Coordinator

JCADA is hiring:


Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelteris hiring:

Grants Manager

CAC Victim Advocate

Director of Client Services

Director, Sexual Assault Services

Doorways for Women and Familiesis hiring:

Domestic & Sexual Violence Mobile Advocate

Bilingual Children’s Counselor

Army is hiring:

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

ACTS is hiring:

Domestic Violence Specialist


OVW - Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program Solicitation (due March 7)

OVWGrants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services For Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program (due February 21)

OVW - Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program Solicitation (due February 15)

OVW -Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Solicitation (due February 16)

NIJ releases solicitation for Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence

Mary Kay Foundation now accepting domestic violence shelter grant applications (applications accepted January 15-April 30).  Apply here (scroll towards bottom of page).


February 13, 2018:  Support, Empowerment and Healing: Black Women and Domestic Violence (webinar, NCADV)

February 20, 2018 – Fairfax County Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Proclamation – OFWDSVS, the Fairfax County Commission for Women, and Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services invite you to attend the Board of Supervisors meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Auditorium.  Wear orange to show your support!

 February 23, 2018:  Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Event -- Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services in collaboration with Neighborhood Community Services and the Commission for Women will host a TDVAM Teen Talent Showcase. The Showcase will provide Fairfax County teens with an opportunity to display the artwork and/or performances they’ve been developing throughout February that highlight this year’s theme: Love Shouldn’t Hurt. Teens will be also competing for first, second, and third place prizes, so please come out and show your support. The event will take place at the Government Center beginning at 5:000 p.m. with a light reception.

March 18, 2018  Fundraising Event – Korean Community Service Center 44th Annual Banquet:  Agents of Change Brighter Future More Info

April 4, 2018  - Awareness Day – Start By Believing Day

April 12, 2018:  Fundraising Event – 5th Annual Changing Lives Benefit Breakfast (Shelter House) Register Here

April 14, 2018:  Leadership Conference – Be the Change: 32nd Annual Leadership Conference (The Women’s Center) Save the date, more info coming soon

April 21, 2018:  Save the Date - Awareness Event:  Sexual Assault Awareness Month walk (Government Center, more details coming soon)


February 13, 2018: Support, Empowerment and Healing: Black Women and Domestic Violence (webinar, NCADV)

February 14, 2018:  Working With Male Survivors of Domestic Violence (webinar, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence)

February 15, 2018:  Making Connections: Linking Community Confinement and Sexual Assault Response Teams (webinar, National PREA Resource Center)

February 21, 2018:  Advocating for Healthy Relationships: Exploring How to Take A Stand FOR Healthy Teen Relationships (webinar, NCADV)

February 22, 2018:  Case File Review: What Do Sexual Assault Cases Look Like in Our Communities? (webinar, BWJP)

February 22, 2018:  Rights4Girls: Cyntoia Brown, Bresha Meadows and the Abuse to Prison Pipeline (webinar, NRCDV)

February 22-23, 2018:  Advanced Investigations into Sex Trafficking: Proactive Operations, Deterrence, and Victim Identification (Training, DCJS, Henrico)

February 26, 2018:  Analysis of the Strength of Legal Firearms Restrictions for Perpetrators of Domestic Violence and their Association with Intimate Partner Homicide (webinar, BWJP)

February 28, 2018:  How to Build Organizational Capacity to Support Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention (webinar, PreventConnect)

February 28, 2018:  Veterans & Family Court: The Family Law Veteran’s Diversion Program (webinar, BWJP) 

February 28-March 2, 2018:  Advanced Custody Litigation Institute (conference, ABA, Dallas, TX) 

March 1, 2018:  Exploring the Implications of Virginia’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Code Mandate (webinar, DCJS)

March 8, 2018:  Screening, Assessment, and Intervention Model for Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration and Co-Occurring Combat-Related Conditions (webinar, BWJP)

March 5-8, 2018:  2018 Campus Safety and Violence Prevention Forum (conference, DCJS) 

March 6-8, 2018:   2nd Annual Economic Justice Summit (conference, NNEDV, Las Vegas)

March 12 & 14, 2018:  Creating Strong and Sustainable Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) in Virginia (training, DCJS; March 12 – Salem, March 14 – Fredericksburg)

March 21-23, 2018Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (conference, Futures Without Violence, Atlanta)

March 29, 2018:  Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety (training, DCJS, Suffolk)

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

April 4-5, 2018:  16th Annual Freedom Network USA Human Trafficking Conference (conference, Freedom Network USA, Denver) 

April 19, 2018:  The Trauma Informed Supervisor (Fairfax, TICN) Non-county employees, register here; county employees must use EmployeeU to register

April 16-19, 2018:  Conference on Crimes Against Women (conference, Dallas, TX) 

April 24, 2018:  Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives (training, DC Coalition Against DV)

April 24-25:  2018 Family Justice Center Conference (conference, Fort Worth, TX)

May 1, 2018:  Adult Mental Health First Aid (training, DCJS, Wytheville)

August 29-31, 2018:  National Sexual Assault Conference - Bold Moves:  Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation (conference, Anaheim, CA)

July 31-August 2, 2018:  Conference – 5th Annual Tech Summit (NNEDV, San Francisco)

August 9, 2018:  Understanding the Impact and Response to Strangulation for Survivors of Domestic Violence (training, DC Coalition Against DV)

September 10, 2018:  Training – The Trauma Informed Supervisor (Fairfax, TICN) Non-county employees, register here; county employees must use EmployeeU to register

October 16-18, 2018:  JuST National Conference on Human Trafficking (conference, Shared Hope Intl, San Diego)