WAVY TV 10 Feature: Victims of domestic violence encouraged to seek help following deadly shootings

(first appeared on WAVY TV 10 HERE) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- There have been two deadly domestic shootings within 24 hours of each other in Hampton Roads. The shootings highlight the reality of domestic violence, but advocates are reminding the community - there is a way out. Samaritan House in Virginia Beach offers shelter [...]

2020-08-03T14:32:44-04:00April 11th, 2019|Post|0 Comments

Client Success Story: Veteran Left Abuse to Protect Her Children, Now All are Thriving

A mother, who had served our country for many years, recently entered Samaritan House's emergency housing with her children. She was a victim of domestic violence and had nowhere else to go when she called the local crisis hotline. She came to us with her young children, one of whom had special needs. When she [...]

2019-04-04T19:18:51-04:00April 4th, 2019|Post|0 Comments

Coffee Among Men: A Discussion for Leaders in Our Community

Calling all men who would like to learn more about helping to make a positive impact on our community! Saturday March 30th 9:30am – 12:00pm Coffee and networking to begin at 9:30, program to start at 10am. 2620 Southern Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA Coffee Among Men is an effort to bring local men together to [...]

2019-03-18T18:07:03-04:00March 18th, 2019|Post|0 Comments

New Volunteer Opportunity: Emergency Housing Inspector

We are currently seeking a dedicated volunteer who can commit approximately 10 hours a month to helping ensure our emergency housing properties are in the best possible shape for our clients. Position: Emergency Housing Inspector Purpose: To support the Samaritan House Case Managers and the Volunteer and Facilities Supervisor by ensuring that the houses are [...]

2019-02-25T22:53:19-05:00February 25th, 2019|Post|0 Comments

Samaritan House Selected as one of TEGNA Foundation 2019 Grant Recipient, Featured in “Impact: Hampton Roads” TV Special

TEGNA Foundation and 13News Now (WVEC) to Award $34,000 to help 9 Hampton Roads Area Nonprofit Organizations McLEAN, VA – The TEGNA Foundation, the charitable foundation sponsored by TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), and 13News Now (WVEC), TEGNA’s ABC affiliate in Hampton Roads, announced today they will award 9 area nonprofit organizations community grants totaling $34,000. [...]

2018-12-07T20:51:15-05:00December 7th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

Day of Unity-Night of Remembrance Commences Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Seven Hampton Roads Cities to Host Vigil for Domestic Violence Victims Day of Unity-Night of Remembrance Commences Domestic Violence Awareness Month   Virginia Beach: On October 1, 2018, the Hampton Roads Military & Civilian Family Violence Prevention Council will host a domestic violence candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. at Town Center Fountain Plaza in Virginia [...]

2018-11-23T08:02:30-05:00September 25th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

Serve Love Heal Tennis Tournament 2018

Calling all tennis players! Mark your calendars for the Serve Love Heal charity tennis tournament in Virginia Beach, Friday September 28th - Sunday September 30th at the Virginia Beach Tennis and Country Club! Serve Love Heal 2018 is sponsored by The Dragas Companies and all proceeds benefit Samaritan House's work to end violence in Hampton [...]

2019-04-24T05:00:17-04:00July 27th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

New Legislation to Protect Victims of Human Trafficking

On Monday, June 25, 2018 the Hampton Roads Human Trafficking Task Force celebrated a milestone in the legal protections for individuals who have experienced human trafficking in our state with the signing of HB 1260. HB 1260 adds offenses related to human trafficking to the list of crimes for which bail can be denied, keeping [...]

2018-11-23T08:02:50-05:00June 26th, 2018|Post|0 Comments
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