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.


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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Avalon benefits from many different events. We love knowing about these events ahead of time, so that we can do our best to promote your event and show our support by attending.
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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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by Daniel Aboagye

Each year in the United States more than 10 million men and women are physically abused by an intimate partner.

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

Study shows abuse is related to future earning potential


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


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