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Survivor Resources

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance Helpline (24/7 assistance available): Individuals impacted by violence can connect with trained advocates.

PERK Tracking System Victim Portal: The Physical Evidence Recovery Kit (PERK) Tracking System is a web-based application that allows a survivor to track the status and location of their PERK. PERKs are tracked using each PERK’s unique PERK ID/Barcode number. No personal identifying information is entered into the system. Access the PERK tracking system victim portal at:

Register for Notifications:

LGBTQ+ Helpline:

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA): PREA is a federal law intended to prevent, detect, and address sexual abuse of inmates and probationers. It applies to all levels of adult prisons and jails, juvenile confinement facilities, lockups, and community confinement facilities.

Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center: Bilingual Hotline for Spanish-speaking victims of violence. The Hotline is operated by bilingual and bicultural staff and volunteers trained as victim advocates to receive calls from individuals seeking safety, information, and support.

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service: The Virginia Lawyer Referral Service will connect you to a lawyer in your area with whom you can receive a 30 minute consultation for a $35 fee.

VaLegal Aid: A Virginia Partnership for Equal Justice Website Project, offering complete, accurate, up-to-date information on poverty law issues in an interactive and easily accessible format.


Sexual Assault Forensic Services Coordinator
Gleibys Gonzalez (she/her/hers)
Division of Programs and Services, Victims Services
Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
1100 Bank Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: 804.546.1002