Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

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

header photo


The 2018 Fairfax County Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation Reception will be on September 25 and the DV Annual Meeting will be held on September 27.  Click here for more information. Click here for the DV Annual Meeting invitation.


Artemis House is hiring:

Ayuda is hiring:

Doorways is hiring:

The Women’s Center is hiring:

ACTS is hiring:

LAWS is hiring:


September 18, 2018 Serving Both Sides: Navigating Domestic Violence Amongst Service Users (webinar, VERA Institute)

September 18, 2018 Developing an Effective Language Access Plan (webinar, VAWNet)

September 18, 2018:  The Principles of Primary Prevention (Action Alliance, Richmond)

September 19, 2018 A SAFeR Approach to Considering Child-Related Relief in Orders for Protection (Webinar, bWJP)

September 19, 2018 Trauma Informed Response to African American Communities (Action Alliance, Richmond)

September 20, 2018: Using Civil Protection Orders to Prevent Forced Marriages (webinar, Tahirih Justice Center’s Forced Marriage Initiative)

September 21, 2018 Introduction to ACEs and Elder Abuse (webinar, DoJ Elder Justice Initiative)

September 23-26, 2018:  Voices Rising:  National Conference on Domestic Violence (NCADV, Rhode Island). 

September 25, 2018:  Continuing Advocacy Training: Reproductive and Sexual Coercion (Action Alliance, Richmond)

September 26, 2018 Gathering Technology Abuse Evidence in Protection Order Cases (webinar, BWJP)

September 26, 2018, Preventing Violence against People with Disabilities (webinar, ICADV)

September 27, 2018 Using Federal Law to Increase Safety for Indian Women: TLOA and VAWA Implementation Efforts (webinar, BWJP)

September 26-27, 2018Custody Litigation Institute:
Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases
(ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Orlando)

September 29, 2018: Fairfax County Public Schools Mental Health and Wellness Conference (conference, Fairfax)

October 2, 2018: Resilience (training, World Bank, Washington, DC)

October 3, 2018Continuing Advocacy Training: Racial Justice as Trauma Informed Advocacy (Action Alliance, Richmond)

October 3-5, 2018 6th Annual Safe & Together Conference (San Antonio, TX)

October 4, 2018 Ending the Silence & Healing the Home: Domestic Violence and Fair Housing (Training, Richmond, VA)< > October 4, 2018 ASHA for Women Cultural Competencies Conference (Training, Washington, D.C.)

October 10, 2018 Tax Issues in Family Law Cases With Survivors (Webinar, Center for Survivor Agency and Justice)

October 10, 2018 How are health providers and DV/SA advocates working together? (Webinar, Futures Without Violence)

October 11, 2018 Clery Today: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Policy (webinar, Clery Center)

October 13, 2018 Fourth Annual Women's Conference and Forum: Working Together for Change (conference, Arlington)

October 15-October 16, 2018 Veterans and Domestic Violence: Improving Safety, Accountability, and Intervention (conference, Jacksonville, FL)

October 16-19, 2018Advanced Course on Strangulation Prevention (Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, San Diego)  Applications due August 17

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

October 17, 2018: PREA Power Hour: Chat with an Expert on PREA Standard 115.13 (webinar, National PREA Resource Center)

October 17, 2018:  Continuing Advocacy Training: Serving the Whole Person (Richmond, Action Alliance)  Registration coming soon

October 23-24, 2018:  Continuing Advocacy Training: Working with Survivors who are Immigrants (Richmond, Action Alliance)

October 29, 2018 PREA Summit 2018 (Henrico, Action Alliance)

October 29-Nov 2, 2018: Domestic Violence: Investigating, Prosecuting and Providing Essential and Meaningful Victim Resources (Conference, Long Beach, CA)

November 6-7, 2018:  Advocacy 101: The Basics (Richmond, Action Alliance)

November 13, 2018:  Principles of Primary Prevention (Richmond, Action Alliance)

November 15, 2018 Uncovering Sexual Assault in Domestic Violence Calls: An Improved Law Enforcement Response to Assess for Sexual Violence, Build an Evidence Based Case and Reduce Gender Bias Webinar (Webinar, EVAWI)

November 17, 2018 Virginia Women’s Conference (Conference, Roanoke, VA)

December 10, 2018 Reduce Attrition Rates of Sexual Assault Through Proper Charging Decisions and Effective Jury Selection (Webinar, EVAWI)

April 22-24, 2019:  Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Improving Access (EVAWI conference, San Diego)