Alliance on Violence Against Women

About Us


The Alliance on Violence Against Women is a team of multidisciplinary community partners convened to provide interagency, coordinated responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the Greater Williamsburg area. The primary goal of this coordinated community response is to improve responses to victims/survivors and more effectively hold offenders accountable.

Goals


  • To further enhance the collaboration of Alliance on Violence Against Women stakeholders in service of IPV survivors
  • To create a more robust service response to our local Hispanic communities through cultural and language learning initiatives

Successes


  • Trained in and implemented the Lethality Assessment Protocol to better provide for the safety of IPV survivors 
  • Further expanded the network of IPV service providers who participate in the Alliance to increase community efforts at addressing crimes against women
  • James City County and the City of Williamsburg Police Departments trained, developed, and implemented Strangulation Protocol

Resources


The various tabs on this page provide links to resources for prevention and intervention offered by agencies and service providers, geared towards survivors, families, and friends impacted by Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) crimes such as domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.


About the Resource Center


The resource center contains prevention and intervention information from a collaboration of public and private agencies seeking to provide services to victims and families in the Greater Williamsburg area that are impacted by Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) crimes to include, but not limited to domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.

The resource center also acts as a centralized information hub that promotes the education and training of victims as well as service professionals addressing the issue of IPV.

Disclaimer


The Resource Center project was supported by Grant No: 2015-WE-AX-0009 awarded by the Office of Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, conclusions and recommendations expressed on this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.