Bedford Domestic Violence Coalition- Bedford, VA

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