Sexual Assault Response Program (SARP) of Central Virginia
1900 Tate Springs Road, Suite 8, Lynchburg, VA 24501

24-Hour Confidential Crisis Hotline: 888.947.7273 or Office: 434.947.7422

Provides support and advocacy for victims of sexual violence (including friends and family of the victim)

  • Can accompany a student to the hospital or when making a report to the Police. They can also meet with you on campus and accompany you to meetings related to reporting sexual misconduct at the College
  • Can help you apply for financial compensation through the Virginia Victims Fund

Lynchburg Police Department
905 Court Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
Emergencies: 911
Non-emergency Dispatch: 434.847.1602       Complaint Desk: 434.455.6041

  • File a report of sexual violence

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital Emergency Department
1901 Tate Springs Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501

  • Provides follow-up medical care for injuries
  • Provides information/medication for pregnancy and STI prevention
  • Provides access to Forensic Nurse Examiners, who can collect a Physical Evidence Recovery Kit (PERK) and help you make a report to the Police

Protective Orders

  • During the day, protective orders are issued at Lynchburg General District Court: 905 Court Street Lynchburg, VA 24504
  • I-CAN! is an online program that will help you fill out paperwork for a protective order:
  • During the evening, emergency protective orders are issued by the Magistrate: 524 9th Street, Lynchburg VA 24504

Lynchburg Health Department
307 Allegheny Avenue, Lynchburg VA 24501

  • Provides confidential, financially affordable STI testing, by walk-in

Sadler House
Free confidential crisis hotline: 888.528.1041

  • Provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence

Lynchburg Victim Witness Program

  • Provides court preparation and assistance filing victim compensation forms for individuals filing criminal charges in Lynchburg
  • Answers questions about what to expect when filing a criminal charge or going to court

Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance Hotline

  • Family and Sexual Assault 800-838-8238 or Text: 804-793-9999
  • LGBTQ Partner Abuse & Sexual Assault 866-356-6998 or Text: 804-793-9999

Both will listen, offer support, and connect you with resources in your area. Free confidential. 24 hours a day.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg VA 24503

  • Provides off campus psychiatric and psychological outpatient care
  • Randolph’s Counseling Center can help with a referral

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)
Hotline: 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)   or

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.7233  or