Housing Services

Beverly Warren Family Shelter serves single women and families who are homeless. The shelter is operational and staffed 24 hours a day.  All residents of the facility are given access to individual case management that will assist clients with creating an Individual Service Plan to meet the needs of housing,…
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Suicide-Related Support

In 1981, ACTS was approached to establish and operate a round-the-clock hotline service for the residents of the community. This service was called ACTS Helpline and has been operated from its inception by dedicated staff and volunteers. The program is an information and referral service for public and private sector…
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Thrift Store

One of only two truly non-profit thrift stores in the region The ACTS Thrift Store began in the living room of the current Beverly Warren Family Shelter on Main Street in Dumfries in 1979. Now located at 3661 Canal Road in Dumfries, the store offers quality used clothing, furniture, appliances…
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Sexual Assault Services (SAVAS)

Founded as a grassroots organization in 1983 before joining ACTS in 2013, ACTS Sexual Assault Services (formerly SAVAS) is the only sexual assault crisis center serving the Greater Prince William County area. Since its founding, staff and volunteers have responded to thousands of people in crisis due to sexual assault…
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Domestic Violence Services (Turning Points)

ACTS Domestic Violence Services’ (Turning Points) mission is to empower victims to build lives free of violence through the many services we provide on their behalf. These services include an 18-bed shelter, court advocacy and accompaniment; crisis counseling, safety planning and psycho-educational support groups for adults and children; a 24-hour…
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Helpline ACTS Helpline is a free crisis listening service for all residents of the greater Prince William County area. 24 hours a day, our Helpline offers: Confidential listening Information and referral Crisis intervention for trauma, suicide, sexual assault, domestic violence, and substance abuse Helpline’s highly-trained Crisis Listeners help callers clarify…
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Emergency Assistance

Hunger Prevention Center Our Hunger Prevention Center (formerly the Food Pantry) has become one of the most innovative supplemental food assistance programs in the area. In FY16, the Food Pantry was able to assist 8,529 local households (700 per month) by providing 610,624 pounds (51,000 per month) of food. For…
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