• BREAK THE CYCLE

    Avalon provides shelter and support to those
    experiencing domestic violence and sexual
    assault in the Greater Williamsburg area.

    By offering tools for safety, self-sufficiency, and
    empowerment, Avalon works to break the cycle
    of abuse and helps create a positive future.

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Get Help Now

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship and needs help or would like to speak with someone, confidential help is available 24 hours a day by calling our Help Line at 757.258.5051.
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Events

Join Avalon this December for our signature event, Light Up the Night: A Festival of Trees. Come out to see our beautifully and uniquely decorated trees and help us light up the nights this holiday season!
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Learn

Abuse results from a batterer’s need to exert power and control. It's more than just the bruises and broken bones. Domestic violence can also include psychological or emotional, and financial abuse.
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Our Blog

Read the latest blog posts from Avalon featuring the latest topics you care about, tips you can use, and ideas worth sharing. View our Blog

Latest Posts

The so-called “stronger sex” reluctant to speak up when battered.

Study shows abuse is related to future earning potential

Why domestic violence advocates say the best way to help survivors is to give them back control.

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Avalon: A Center for Women and Children
P.O. Box 6805
Williamsburg, VA 23188

phonePhone:
757-258-5022

hotline24-Hour Hotline:
757-258-5051