Resources: Support Groups

Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA)

 335 Greenbrier Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 295-7273

24/7 Hotline: (434) 977-7273

Services: Hotline, advocacy, therapy, support groups, and emergency room accompaniment services for victims of sexual assault.


Shelter for Help in Emergency

1415 Sachem Place, Unit 1, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 293-8509

Services: 24-Hour Hotline for victims and survivors who need a safe place to talk, and for families and friends of survivors who may seek information to help their loved one. Child and teen support group programs.


Side-by-Side (formerly ROSMY)

UVA Teen & Young Adult Health Center

1204 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Phone: (804) 644-4800

Youth Support Line: (888) 644-4390

Services: Curriculum based support group to engage LGBTQ+ Youth ages 14-20 in building successful strategies for healthy maturation and social development, and covers a range of topics, such as: being “out” in school, healthy relationships, body image, drugs and alcohol, and healthy role models.


Aged Out - Life After Foster Care

123 4th St NW Charlottesville, VA

Phone: (434) 327-6990

Services: Life skills and peer support groups for youth who have aged out of the foster care system.


Al-Ateen: Adult Children

Hinton Ave Methodist Church

750 Hinton Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902


Alateen: Monday Night

St Paul's Episcopal Church

1700 University Avenue, Charlottesville , VA 22903


Altateen: James River Scottsville

Scottsville United Methodist Church

158 Main Street, Scottsville, VA 24590


Alateen: Quiet Moments

Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church

4309 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra, VA 22963


Alateen: Rockfish Gap

Ledford House at Emmanual Episcopal Church

7599 Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Greenwood, VA 22943


Alateen: Buckingham

Bethel Methodist Church

3551 Andersonville Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936


Alateen: Saturday Morning Step

Unity of Charlottesville

2825 Hydraulic Circle, Charlottesville, VA 22901


Alateen: Unity

Church of Our Savior

1165 Rio Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901


Alateen: Keep It Simple

Immanuel Lutheran Church

2416 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903


Alateen: Wednesday Noon

Cherry Avenue Christian Church

1720 Cherry Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903


Alateen: Tuesday Evening

First Baptist Church

735 Park Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902