Resources: Legal

16th District Court Service Unit

401-407 East High Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Phone: (434) 979-7191

Fax: (434) 295-6972

Services: Community based services: intakes for Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, investigation and reports, probation/parole supervision, diversion services and educate/inform services.

 

Albemarle County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office

410 East High Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 972-4072

Fax: (434) 972-4093

 

Albemarle County Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Address: 1600 5th Street Extended, Suite D, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 296-5830

Services: Ensure that crime victims and witnesses in Albemarle County receive fair and compassionate treatment while participating in the criminal justice system; acquaint victims and witnesses with the criminal justice system including specific case information, court procedures, and final disposition.

 

Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention

Address: 195 Peregory Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 951-9340

Fax:  (434) 951-9346

Services: Licensed for girls and boys ages 10-17 in secure detention or post-dispositional programs. Program for male juveniles, ages 16-20 who are committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice and are participating in our Community Placement Program.

 

City of Charlottesville Commonwealth's Attorney's Office

Address: 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 970-3176

Fax: (434) 971-8202

 

City of Charlottesville Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Address: 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 970-3176

Services: Ensure that crime victims and witnesses in the City of Charlottesville receive fair and compassionate treatment while participating in the criminal justice system; acquaint victims and witnesses with the criminal justice system including specific case information, court procedures, and final disposition.

 

Piedmont Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

818 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 971-7515

Fax: (434) 971-3060

Services: To recruit, train and support volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court system and to educate the community about the needs of these children.

 

Virginia Victims Fund (formerly Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund)

P.O. Box 26927 Richmond VA 23261

Phone: (800) 552-4007

Fax: (804) 823-6905

Services: Provides financial assistance to victims for crime-related expenses including medical treatment of injuries, moving or home security expenses, time missed from work, counseling expenses, replacement of clothing and/or bedding seized as evidence, replacement of glasses or other prosthetics, other crime-related expenses; emergency room physician fees, hospital and forensic examiner fees, testing for sexually transmitted infections and/or pregnancy, medications to prevent sexually transmitted infections and/or pregnancy, ambulance transport from a hospital unable to provide evidence collection to one that can, follow-up medical forensic examinations

 

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS)

1000 Preston Avenue, Suite B, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 296-8851  

Toll-free: (800) 390-9982

Services: Legal representation for low income individuals around consumer / debt collection, custody and child support, divorce, domestic violence, employment, housing, public Benefits, and  other Legal Problems (excluding criminal issues and traffic issues).

 

Virginia Crime Victim Assistance INFO-LINE

Phone: (888) 887-3418

Services: Provides information and referrals to victims of all types of crime in Virginia. Informs victims of their rights under the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act and other victim related laws; and provides crisis intervention to callers, as needed.

 

Hunton & Williams /University of Virginia School of Law Pro Bono Partnership

Hunton & Williams LLP

1010 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: 434.220.3111

Fax: 434.220.0062

Services: Provides pro bono legal civil representation and advisement to domestic violence survivors seeking court protection from abusive partners for themselves and their children.