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  • Montgomery County, Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program

    Agency: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

    OVERVIEW: Offers emergency services and crisis management to families in domestic violence situations.

    SERVICES:
    1) CRISIS CENTER: Victims & offenders of mate-related abuse can talk to trained counselors by calling the 24-hour crisis line or by walking in to the 24-hour Crisis Center. Emergency housing services can be accessed through the crisis counselors.

    2) EMERGENCY HOUSING:  Shelter is available to abused female victims and their children. All shelter residents receive counseling and support services.

    3) EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Provided on issues of domestic violence to professional groups, and community organizations.

    4) COUNSELING :
    o Counseling, weekly support groups for victims, offenders & children of abuse.

    o Counseling, education groups and weekly support groups for abuse-offenders. Self-referrals accepted. Participants attend this group 90 minutes a week for 26 weeks.

    o On-going counseling, psychiatric evaluations and consultation on an individual basis for those without insurance or sufficient income.

    o Crisis case-management services to link clients with community resources that assist with financial, medical, social or vocational needs.

    o Support and accompaniment during legal procedures and collaboration with police, State's Attorney's Office and other county agencies.

    5) FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER: A one-stop for survivors of domestic violence. Call the main number to be directed to the most appropriate service.


    • Mailing Address:
      • 1301 Piccard Drive
      • Suite 1400
      • Rockville, MD 20850
    • Main:
      • 240-777-4210
    • Alternate #:
      • 240-777-1355
    • Adult Abuse and Neglect:
      • 240-777-3000
    • Child Abuse and Neglect:
      • 240-777-4417
    • Domestic Violence Hotline:
      • 240-777-4673
      • Available 24/7
    • Fax:
      • 240-777-4860
    • TTY:
      • 240-777-4815
    • Hot-Line:
      • 240-777-4357
      • Available 24/7
    • Main:
        vasap@MontgmeryCountyMD.gov
    • Main Contact:
      • name: Uma S. Ahluwalia
    • Senior Worker:
      • name: Uma S. Ahluwalia
    • Website:
        http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs-program/bhcs/vasap/vasapindex.html

    Location(s):

    • 1301 Piccard Drive
      1301 Piccard Drive
      Rockville, MD 20850

    Agency: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

    Languages Available: French, Spanish

    Payment Description: Sliding fee scale for counseling.

    Intake and Eligibility: Open to anyone in need of service.

    Areas Served:
    • Montgomery County



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