How to Get Assistance

ACTS Helpline 24/7 (703)-368-4141

Your call will be greeted by a compassionate, trained listener. This person is there to help clarify your problems, offer suggestions, and most of all, listen. All calls made are confidential and anonymous, allowing you to be completely open about what you’ve been going through.

  • So if you’ve been struggling with thoughts of suicide feeling hopeless feeling lonely and isolated or worried about someone you care about we have help available. This person is there to help clarify your problems, offer suggestions, and most of all, listen.
  • For ACTS Domestic Violence Services our staff and volunteers are specifically trained to offer support, provide information, and help with immediate safety planning. Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 support 703-221-4460
  • If you are in immediate crisis because of a sexual assault or sexual abuse we will provide you with specialists contact information, and if you would like to speak with a Sexual Assault Specialist, the crisis listener will take your first name and phone number and they will be in contact very shortly. Sexual Assult Hotline 24/7 support 703-368-4141.

Senior Link

This free call reassurance program provides scheduled phone calls to senior citizens or those who are physically disabled.  Senior Link is a supportive supplement to the family and community and not intended as an emergency service.

Senior Link is available 8:00am to 8:00pm, so you are able to choose when you want to receive calls.  Participants’ names will not be shared with any other individuals or agencies unless an emergency situation is detected.

Calls are made by trained listeners who provide a caring and warm connection.  They will not provide advice or medication recommendations but can provide referrals to outside agencies.  Individuals, family members, or friends can “link” up to the program by calling ACTS Helpline at 703-368-4141.

Vet 2 Vet Outreach

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Vet2Vet is a FREE call reassurance program provides scheduled phone calls by trained veterans or a veteran’s spouse to home-bound veterans or veterans that would appreciate someone reaching out on a regular basis.  Vet2Vet Outreach is a supportive supplement to the family and community and not intended as an emergency service.

All calls are confidential.  Veterans are able to choose when they want to receive their calls knowing their names will not be shared unless an emergency situation is detected.

Vet2Vet Outreach Volunteers are trained listeners who will provide a caring and supporting connection, understanding that veterans are able to connect and share their experiences with other veterans more readily than those who did not serve in the military.

Call us today to be a trained Veteran/Spouse Listener or to receive Vet2Vet Services.  Call our Helpline 703-368-4141

   If you or someone you know needs immediate assistance, contact the Veterans Crisis Line:  1-800-273-8255 and press 1.

Information

Information and Referrals

In addition to traditional hotline services, Helpline is here to provide access to any number of resources. Individuals seeking information on a wide variety of human services can rely on the Helpline to provide the most up-to-date information and resources to help callers find the help they are looking for.