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Family Resource Center

We offer cost-free, confidential help for people affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, abuse, or neglect in the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, Wythe, and Galax city.

We Can Help You:

Emergency Services

24-hour Hotline 1.800.613.6145

Available 24-hours a day to provide information, safety planning, and crisis intervention to victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Emergency Shelter

Provide emergency short term shelter for those leaving dangerous situations such as domestic or sexual violence.

Emergency Accompaniment

Provide emergency accompaniment to the hospital following an assault, and accompaniment for filing Emergency Protective Orders.

Supportive Services

Counseling Services

Provide supportive care and therapeutic services to individuals impacted by violence.

Court Support & Hospital Accompaniment

Provide education and support in navigating the criminal justice system, as well as medical exams relating to incidents of violence.

Essential Needs

Provide assistance, advocacy or referral for needs such as food, clothing, vital documents, medication, etc.

Other Services:

Family Trauma Advocacy Program

Provides education on the effects of trauma, safety planning and trauma informed skills and responses to parents, siblings, or caretakers that have been affected by the violence in their loved ones’ life

Training & Education

Specialized trauma training to the community and allied professionals

LAP Lethality Assessment Program

An innovative strategy used with law enforcement to prevent domestic violence homicides and serious injuries

Children’s Services

Provides specialized trauma supportive counseling and therapeutic services to children impacted by violence.

Awareness & Prevention

Provides information and education about domestic and sexual violence and its impact on not just those who have experienced it, but the community as a whole. 

Group Services

Psycho-educational groups, such as TSEP (DV-101), are provided throughout the service area. 

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Online Chat

Chat is available M-F, 9a-4p for those ages 13 & up. For more info about Chat

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your fees? Do you take Medicaid/other insurance?

We don’t charge for services—it’s free. We do not need to take insurance because we are funded by grants which pay for everything.

Do I have to have a referral?

No, we do not require a referral. Anyone can self-refer—just call us!

Is there a time limit for receiving services?

No. Each individual’s needs for services is assessed on an on-going basis.

Do you provide tele-services?

Yes, FRC provides a broad range of services depending on the need of the client, including telephone and video conference options.

Where are your offices located?

We currently have offices in Wytheville, Marion and Galax, but can make other arrangements to increase accessibility of services if needed.

What is your service area?

We provide services to residents of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth and Wythe and City of Galax. 

Do you serve male victims?


I don’t need shelter, can I still receive services?

Yes. We offer a wide variety of services to survivors.

I’m not going to court, can I still receive services?

Yes. We offer a wide variety of services to survivors.

Do you provide/help with housing?

We provide short-term emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence/sexual assault. Although we do not provide permanent housing, we work to link our clients to other community resources.

Can you go with me to court for custody?

We provide some court support services. Please give us a call so we can assess your individual situation, needs and compatibility of our services.

Do you provide legal help?

We do not have an in-house attorney, however we work closely with Legal Aid and other law agencies to help our clients. We do not provide legal assistance or advice.

How do you provide services to Spanish-speaking clients?

We have a partnership with the Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center to offer a full range of advocacy services in Spanish. This partnership allows us to give the Spanish speaking community full access to our resources and services. We also have services through Language Line’s video and phone services.

What items do you need donated?

We recommend you consider donating gift cards so that we can purchase what we need when we need it. However, if you prefer to purchase items, here is a list of items we currently need: https://www.frcinc.org/donate/.

Please consider monetary making a monetary donation: DONATE NOW


Do you have internships available?

FRC is pleased to host a limited number of interns each semester. These positions fill up, so we strongly recommend that you contact us as early as possible in advance to complete the application and interview process. Click here to start.

Can someone come speak to our organization?

We love opportunities to make presentations and provide training to our community. For more information see https://www.frcinc.org/get-training/request-a-presentation/ or call 276.625.0219.