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

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+00:00December 7th, 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+00:00June 26th, 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

Make a House into a Home: Move-in Kits

We recently had the opportunity to shadow a family as they moved into their new house. A father and his young children had been living out of their car for months. They needed to be housed in a place that met all safety requirements and was affordable, and they needed assistance fast. Our team of [...]

2018-01-11T22:38:18+00:00December 29th, 2017|Post|1 Comment

Samaritan House on WTKR Channel 3 Live

Samaritan House staff members Katherine Ashford (Community Outreach Coordinator) and Eva Fuze (Marketing and Events Coordinator) had the opportunity to be featured by WTKR Channel 3 earlier this week to talk about the Paint 757 Purple campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Katherine and Eva met at G. Patton Salon with salon owner Sabrina, who [...]

2017-10-20T15:08:58+00:00October 20th, 2017|Post|0 Comments
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