Bedford Domestic Violence Coalition

Bedford Domestic Violence Coalition

Dedicated to the Prevention of Domestic Violence in our Community


If you are in imminent danger, call 911

Bedford Domestic Violence Services

Bedford Domestic Violence Services provides:

  • 24 hour hotline: 540-587-0970
  • Shelter for victims and their children
  • Protective order accompaniment
  • Emergency 911 cell phone distribution
  • Walk in counseling center

Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services includes:

  • Child Protective Services (CPS)
    • Virginia Hotline: 1-800-552-7096
  • Adult Protective Services (APS)
    • Virginia Hotline: 1-888-83Adult

If you suspect child or elderly/incapacitated adult abuse, report it. To make a CPS or APS complaint in Bedford call: 540-586-7750

Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Victim/Witness is located in the courthouse on the 1st floor.  Victim/Witness provides:

  • Victim and Witness Protection
  • Financial Assistance
  • Notifications
  • Victim Input
  • Courtroom Assistance

To contact Victim/Witness please call the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney at: 540-586-7628

Sexual Assault Response Program

Sexual Assault Response Program provides:

  • 24-hour Hotline: 888-947-7273
  • Crisis intervention and support
  • Information and referrals
  • Financial Assistance and referrals
  • Support Groups
  • Community Awareness

Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley

Legal Aid provides legal assistance and representation on:

  • Consumer and Employment Problems
  • Administrative Problems
  • Family Problems
  • Other Civil Problems

To contact Legal Aid call: 540-344-2088

To apply for services call: 540-344-2080

Law Enforcement

If you are in imminent danger, call 911

Bedford Police Department: 540-587-6011

Bedford County Sheriff’s Office: 540-586-7827