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.

New: Sexual Assault Group. Call 903-4371 for information. 



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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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Various community groups and individuals hold fundraising events for Avalon. Please let us know if you are organizing an event, so that we can help promote and participate in your event.
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Abuse results from a person's need to exert power and control over another. 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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New: Sexual Assault Group. Call 903-4371 for information.

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by Hayes Parker-Kepchar

Five new members have joined the Avalon Center Board of Directors: Heidi Hawkins Bindra, Nick Coiner, Tina Gallien, Leslye Givarz and Naomh Hudson. These talented, dedicated professionals bring unique skills and exp

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.


Avalon Center
P.O. Box 6805
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Avalon is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID: 52-1208945
​Supported by Grant #15-D2631SP14 awarded to the Virginia Department of Criminal justice by the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions contained herein are those of Avalon and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. 


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