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 [...]

2019-04-11T20:30:15+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 18th, 2019|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+00:00September 25th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

Testimonial: “Samaritan House Gave Us Our Lives Back”

At Samaritan House, we believe the human spirit is resilient, unbreakable and powerful beyond measure. We have seen survivors of violence rise up from the darkest times in their lives and take their lives back in ways that seemed unimaginable when they were trapped in an unsafe situation. We are not here to offer one-size-fits-all [...]

2018-11-23T07:52:51+00:00June 15th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

WAV “Share Some Love” Paint Night at Muse Paintbar Virginia Beach

On February 8th, WAV members, Samaritan House staff and women in the community gathered inside the cozy Muse Paintbar in Town Center, Virginia Beach to network, sip wine, enjoy some delicious food, and paint their own masterpiece to take home, all in support of the work Samaritan House does in the community to end violence! [...]

2018-11-23T07:58:36+00:00February 20th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

Samaritan House Speaks Out on Rob Porter Scandal with 13 News Now

The Rob Porter scandal in the White House is still under investigate amidst claims by Porter's ex-wives and ex-girlfriends stating that he had physically, verbally and emotionally abused them throughout their respective relationships. Samaritan House staff was approached by local news outlet ABC 13NewsNow to chime in on this matter. Our Marketing and Events Coordinator, [...]

2018-02-16T19:22:31+00:00February 16th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

Libby Testimonial: From Victim to Advocate

Libby reached out to us as we put together our October Domestic Violence Awareness campaign and said she wanted to take part in helping us Paint 757 Purple and that her office was going to be participating in Purple Thursday on October 19th. Libby Cutshall is a Licensed Professional Counselor at Eden Counseling Center in Virginia [...]

2017-11-08T16:46:17+00:00October 20th, 2017|Post|0 Comments

Hampton Roads Businesses are Helping Samaritan House #Paint757Purple!

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year Samaritan House is inviting local businesses in Hampton Roads to participate in a unique way! We are teaming up with local hair salons, bakeries, restaurants, dog groomers, and other businesses to take a stand against domestic violence and #PAINT757PURPLE. This color represents solidarity [...]

2017-10-20T14:54:50+00:00October 11th, 2017|Post|0 Comments
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