Empowerhouse

Empowerhouse Serving Stafford, Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg 24 Hours a Day (US): 540-373-9373. http://www.empowerhouseva.org
@empowerhouseva

Empowerhouse is a non-profit organization providing confidential domestic violence assistance in the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, and Caroline since 1978. These services include a free and confidential 24-hour hotline, a temporary emergency shelter, information, referrals, and advocacy. Empowerhouse is an accredited Virginia domestic violence prog

Empowerhouse is a non-profit organization providing confidential domestic violence assistance in the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, and Caroline since 1978. These services include a free and confidential 24-hour hotline, a temporary emergency shelter, information, referrals, and advocacy. Empowerhouse is an accredited Virginia domestic violence prog

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Today, GivingTuesday, Change Children’s Lives for the BetterThe ongoing pandemic has brought increased incidences of dom...
11/30/2021
When you Empower a Child, you Empower a New Generation

Today, GivingTuesday, Change Children’s Lives for the Better

The ongoing pandemic has brought increased incidences of domestic violence. Statistics show over 10,000 children in our community witness family violence each year. Today is GivingTuesday, a global day of generosity, and your life-changing gift will provide children and teens with the critical resources they need for greater self-esteem, better self-care, and the skills for a healthy relationship.
Your important donation on GivingTuesday will make a positive, lasting impact and help Empower a New Generation by offering hope, safety, and much-needed services. A gift of any size matters!

To donate now, please click here: https://bit.ly/3HAoyd6

#GivingTuesday #DoGood #Fxbg #LoveFxbg #FxbgStrong

Donate now to support Empowerhouse to break the generational cycle of violence for a brighter tomorrow for children and their families. For most, the holidays are joyful and hopeful. For victims of domestic violence and their children, each day holds the potential for danger, harm, and even death as...

Thank you Vortex Termite and Pest Control, Annisa and Kevin Staats, Sherry Howard with Oasis PEO for the meal you provid...
11/28/2021

Thank you Vortex Termite and Pest Control, Annisa and Kevin Staats, Sherry Howard with Oasis PEO for the meal you provided to the Empowerhouse domestic violence shelter. Also thank you to Dr. Tasha Willoughby for the turkeys and gift card. With 11 households on site and more families in need in our care, we are grateful for your help and we are counting our blessings.

Thank you Vortex Termite and Pest Control, Annisa and Kevin Staats, Sherry Howard with Oasis PEO for the meal you provided to the Empowerhouse domestic violence shelter. Also thank you to Dr. Tasha Willoughby for the turkeys and gift card. With 11 households on site and more families in need in our care, we are grateful for your help and we are counting our blessings.

Change Children’s Lives for the Better on November 30th - GivingTuesdayNext Tuesday, November 30th is GivingTuesday, a g...
11/23/2021
When you Empower a Child, you Empower a New Generation

Change Children’s Lives for the Better on November 30th - GivingTuesday

Next Tuesday, November 30th is GivingTuesday, a global day of generosity. We hope you will join Empowerhouse with your life-changing gift to support victims of domestic violence and their children who, during the ongoing pandemic, are at higher risk for harm as they continue to be stuck at home more with their abusers.

The pandemic has brought increased incidence of domestic violence and statistics show over 10,000 children in our community witness family violence each year. Your support of children and youth ensures we Empower a New Generation by providing the resources for greater self-esteem, better self-care, and the skills for a healthy relationship.

Your important donation on GivingTuesday will make a positive, lasting impact and help Empower a New Generation by offering hope, safety, and much-needed services. A gift of any size matters!

To donate before GivingTuesday, please click here: https://bit.ly/3HAoyd6

#GivingTuesday #DoGood #Fxbg #LoveFxbg #FxbgStrong

Donate now to support Empowerhouse to break the generational cycle of violence for a brighter tomorrow for children and their families. For most, the holidays are joyful and hopeful. For victims of domestic violence and their children, each day holds the potential for danger, harm, and even death as...

A big thank you to Cosner’s Corner Navy Federal Credit Union staff members Jasmine and Kathy who dropped off #donations ...
11/17/2021

A big thank you to Cosner’s Corner Navy Federal Credit Union staff members Jasmine and Kathy who dropped off #donations for our Shelter and housing families! #Donation #DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

A big thank you to Cosner’s Corner Navy Federal Credit Union staff members Jasmine and Kathy who dropped off #donations for our Shelter and housing families! #Donation #DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

Thank you to Becky Boyer and Trinity United Methodist Church for holding a donation drive to collect much-needed paper p...
11/16/2021

Thank you to Becky Boyer and Trinity United Methodist Church for holding a donation drive to collect much-needed paper products, diapers and pull-ups for our Shelter and housing families. We appreciate their thoughtfulness and generosity.

#Donation #DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

Thank you to Becky Boyer and Trinity United Methodist Church for holding a donation drive to collect much-needed paper products, diapers and pull-ups for our Shelter and housing families. We appreciate their thoughtfulness and generosity.

#Donation #DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

This Holiday You Can Make a Life-Changing Difference.For most, the holidays are joyful and hopeful. For victims of domes...
11/12/2021

This Holiday You Can Make a Life-Changing Difference.

For most, the holidays are joyful and hopeful. For victims of domestic violence and their children, each day holds the potential for harm or even death. The ongoing pandemic has brought increased incidence of domestic violence and statistics show over 10,000 children in our community witness family violence each year. Caring friends like you have enabled us to meet these continued increased, urgent needs so survivors and their children can heal and move forward with dignity, respect, and hope.

Your support of children and youth ensures we Empower a New Generation by providing the resources for greater self-esteem, better self-care, and the skills for a healthy relationship.

This holiday, please make a life-changing difference and help break the generational cycle of violence, increase children’s safety, and Empower a New Generation. A donation of any size matters!

To donate today go to: https://bit.ly/3c4ikU8

#CommunitySupport #DoGood #Fxbg #LoveFxbg #FxbgStrong

This Holiday You Can Make a Life-Changing Difference.

For most, the holidays are joyful and hopeful. For victims of domestic violence and their children, each day holds the potential for harm or even death. The ongoing pandemic has brought increased incidence of domestic violence and statistics show over 10,000 children in our community witness family violence each year. Caring friends like you have enabled us to meet these continued increased, urgent needs so survivors and their children can heal and move forward with dignity, respect, and hope.

Your support of children and youth ensures we Empower a New Generation by providing the resources for greater self-esteem, better self-care, and the skills for a healthy relationship.

This holiday, please make a life-changing difference and help break the generational cycle of violence, increase children’s safety, and Empower a New Generation. A donation of any size matters!

To donate today go to: https://bit.ly/3c4ikU8

#CommunitySupport #DoGood #Fxbg #LoveFxbg #FxbgStrong

Please join Kathy and Ted on NewsTalk1230 WFVA's Town Talk for an update on EH's work with victims of domestic violence:...
11/05/2021
Town Talk: Kathy Anderson/Empowerhouse

Please join Kathy and Ted on NewsTalk1230 WFVA's Town Talk for an update on EH's work with victims of domestic violence: Providing help to those with a language barrier and the $29,000 still needed for an upgrade to the HVAC system at the emergency shelter.

https://www.newstalk1230.net/episode/town-talk-kathy/

Update on their work with victims of domestic violence: Providing help to those with a language barrier and $29,000 still needed for an upgrade to the HVAC system at the emergency shelter. Subscribe : iTunes | Stitcher

We are grateful for the caring creativity of Ms. Mellenberg and her students at Colonial Forge High School. The Introduc...
10/27/2021

We are grateful for the caring creativity of Ms. Mellenberg and her students at Colonial Forge High School. The Introduction to Fashion Class made cozy pillows and the Family Career and Community Leaders of America assembled fun Boo Bags for our Shelter families.

#DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

Thank you to all who joined us in honoring and supporting victims and survivors of Domestic Violence at our 30th annual ...
10/26/2021
Domestic abuse survivors share their stories at King George vigil

Thank you to all who joined us in honoring and supporting victims and survivors of Domestic Violence at our 30th annual Candlelight Vigil.

https://fredericksburg.com/news/local/domestic-abuse-survivors-share-their-stories-at-king-george-vigil/article_b8cc9b75-2931-5983-846a-a12b79c19fd0.html

Thank you to fredericksburg.com for the wonderful article. We are grateful for this year’s vigil sponsor, Eyes in the Burg, OD, for joining us in raising awareness of the dangers intimate partner violence creates in our community.

Members of the community gathered at the King George Citizens Center this week to hear a panel of speakers bravely share their stories at Empowerhouse’s 30th annual candlelight vigil for

We had a beautiful day and a sold-out event for our 13th Annual Golf Tournament!  We are so grateful to all the golfers ...
10/17/2021

We had a beautiful day and a sold-out event for our 13th Annual Golf Tournament! We are so grateful to all the golfers and sponsors who participated in this year's tournament, especially our returning Title Sponsor MacDoc Property-Management for your incredible support of survivors of domestic violence.

To see photos from the golf tournament, please visit us at https://www.empowerhouseva.org/?page_id=10776.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we continue to see increased needs for our Shelter and Housing Program families. The vital funds raised from the Golf Tournament enable us to continue to provide much-needed services during this critical time. Your meaningful contributions further our mission to empower survivors and their children to believe in themselves and build new lives filled with dignity, respect, safety, and hope. A big thank you from all of us at Empowerhouse!

#GolfTournament2021 #Fundraiser #FXBGStrong

La’Tanja takes the Empowerhouse Silent Witness Project exhibit on the road during October’s National Domestic Violence A...
10/16/2021

La’Tanja takes the Empowerhouse Silent Witness Project exhibit on the road during October’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

A display at Caroline YMCA, at Hurkamp Park City of Fredericksburg. La’Tanja with Empowerhouse founding Member, Rebecca Reed.

#silentwitnesses #Every1KnowsSome1 #DVAM2021

There are only four more days till Empowerhouse’s 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil on October 19th at the King George Citiz...
10/15/2021

There are only four more days till Empowerhouse’s 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil on October 19th at the King George Citizen Center from 4pm to 6pm. Come join us in honoring and supporting victims and survivors of Domestic Violence!

To register to attend the Candlelight Vigil, please the click the link to go to our Eventbrite page:
https://bit.ly/3uV6GUb

We are grateful for this year’s vigil sponsor, Eyes in the Burg, OD, for joining us in raising awareness of the dangers intimate partner violence creates in our community.

#dogood #communitysupport #domesticviolenceawarenessmonth #fxbgstrong

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Empowerhouse honors and supports all survivors and victims of domestic ...
10/13/2021

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Empowerhouse honors and supports all survivors and victims of domestic violence during our 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil.

We are especially grateful for Eyes in the Burg, OD as this year's event sponsor, and Firehouse Subs who are catering the event. Thank you for taking a stand against intimate partner violence!

The Candlelight Vigil will be held at the King George Citizen Center on October 19th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. We ask that you RSVP to attend the event by October 15th on our Eventbrite page https://bit.ly/3uV6GUb

#dogood #communitysupport #domesticviolenceawarenessmonth #fxbgstrong #DVAM #DVAM2021

To honor and support victims and survivors of Domestic Violence, Empowerhouse will be hosting our 30th Annual Candleligh...
10/08/2021

To honor and support victims and survivors of Domestic Violence, Empowerhouse will be hosting our 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil on October 19th at the King George Citizen Center from 4pm to 6pm. We would like to thank Eyes in the Burg, OD for sponsoring this year’s vigil and taking a stand with us against intimate partner violence. To register to attend the Candlelight Vigil, please the click the link to go to our Eventbrite page:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empowerhouse-candlelight-vigil-king-george-va-tickets-171441876267?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Para honrar y apoyar a las víctimas y sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica, Empowerhouse organizará nuestra 30ª Vigilia Anual a la Luz de las Velas el 19 de octubre en el Centro Ciudadano de King George de 4 p.m. a 6 p.m. Nos gustaría agradecer a Eyes In The Burg por patrocinar la vigilia de este año y tomar una posición con nosotros contra la violencia de pareja. Para registrarse y asistir a la Vigilia a la Luz de las Velas, por favor haga clic en el enlace para ir a nuestra página de Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empowerhouse-candlelight-vigil-king-george-va-tickets-171441876267?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

#dogood #communitysupport #domesticviolenceawarenessmonth #fxbgstrong

Empowerhouse is happy to have participated in #nationalnightout in Stafford and King George! Pictured is advocate, Jacie...
10/07/2021

Empowerhouse is happy to have participated in #nationalnightout in Stafford and King George! Pictured is advocate, Jacie, at the Empowerhouse table with our brochures and other information on the services we provide to survivors of domestic violence.

#dogood #communitysupport #fxbgstrong #nationalnightout

Thank you to Strong Tower for their generous coat drive that provided us with "4 Totes of 100 Coats" to distribute to fa...
10/07/2021

Thank you to Strong Tower for their generous coat drive that provided us with "4 Totes of 100 Coats" to distribute to families in our shelter and housing program! Your generosity shows survivors that they are cared for and supported by their community.

#dogood #communitysupport #fxbgstrong

Thank you to Strong Tower for their generous coat drive that provided us with "4 Totes of 100 Coats" to distribute to families in our shelter and housing program! Your generosity shows survivors that they are cared for and supported by their community.

#dogood #communitysupport #fxbgstrong

A huge thank you to Co-Owner Ray Parrish and the entire Maltese Brewing Company team for brewing a special batch of tang...
10/05/2021

A huge thank you to Co-Owner Ray Parrish and the entire Maltese Brewing Company team for brewing a special batch of tangerine guava wheat “We’re Here Beer” to sell to raise awareness and $702 for Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence. We are grateful to Maltese Brewing Company for their generous support. Ray Parrish presented the check to (L to R) Carasue, Nancy and Tammy.

#DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

A huge thank you to Co-Owner Ray Parrish and the entire Maltese Brewing Company team for brewing a special batch of tangerine guava wheat “We’re Here Beer” to sell to raise awareness and $702 for Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence. We are grateful to Maltese Brewing Company for their generous support. Ray Parrish presented the check to (L to R) Carasue, Nancy and Tammy.

#DoGood #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

A big thank you to our friends at GO Car Wash for generously hosting a Charity Car Wash to benefit Empowerhouse and surv...
09/28/2021

A big thank you to our friends at GO Car Wash for generously hosting a Charity Car Wash to benefit Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence. We appreciate GO Car Wash’s caring support! We are also grateful for our wonderful volunteers. Pictured are Jen, Emma, Jackie, Julie, Mary, Tanya, Sean and Markeisha.

#DoGood #Fundraiser #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

A big thank you to our friends at GO Car Wash for generously hosting a Charity Car Wash to benefit Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence. We appreciate GO Car Wash’s caring support! We are also grateful for our wonderful volunteers. Pictured are Jen, Emma, Jackie, Julie, Mary, Tanya, Sean and Markeisha.

#DoGood #Fundraiser #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

09/21/2021

A BIG thanks to all who came out to support Empowerhouse during our Dine Out for Charity program in August! 👏

With your help, we donated $1,877 to this amazing organization.

Thank you to the Sedona Taphouse team for choosing Empowerhouse as their August Dine Out for Charity recipient. We appre...
09/21/2021

Thank you to the Sedona Taphouse team for choosing Empowerhouse as their August Dine Out for Charity recipient. We appreciate their generous and caring support of survivors of domestic violence and their children.

Pictured are (L to R): Sedona Taphouse Manager Kate Sanders Empowerhouse Development Director Nancy Kelly, Empowerhouse Executive Director Kathy Anderson, and Sedona Taphouse Owner Alex Ahmadi.

#DoGood #Fundraiser #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

Thank you to the Sedona Taphouse team for choosing Empowerhouse as their August Dine Out for Charity recipient. We appreciate their generous and caring support of survivors of domestic violence and their children.

Pictured are (L to R): Sedona Taphouse Manager Kate Sanders Empowerhouse Development Director Nancy Kelly, Empowerhouse Executive Director Kathy Anderson, and Sedona Taphouse Owner Alex Ahmadi.

#DoGood #Fundraiser #CommunitySupport #FxbgStrong

Empowerhouse Kathy, Baxter, Susan, La’Tanja, Jesse, and Mason at the Race Against Teen Violence.
09/18/2021

Empowerhouse Kathy, Baxter, Susan, La’Tanja, Jesse, and Mason at the Race Against Teen Violence.

Empowerhouse Kathy, Baxter, Susan, La’Tanja, Jesse, and Mason at the Race Against Teen Violence.

Support Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence today at the Charity Car Wash at both Rio Car Wash locations! Al...
09/18/2021

Support Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence today at the Charity Car Wash at both Rio Car Wash locations! All day car wash purchases at 70 Sebring Dr. Fredericksburg, VA 22406 and 10050 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Fredericksburg, VA 22407 help survivors and their children.

Support Empowerhouse and survivors of domestic violence today at the Charity Car Wash at both Rio Car Wash locations! All day car wash purchases at 70 Sebring Dr. Fredericksburg, VA 22406 and 10050 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Fredericksburg, VA 22407 help survivors and their children.

Tammy, Baxter, Kathy, and Ann walk against Teen Violence at the Baron Deuce P Braswell Race Against Teen Violence.
09/18/2021

Tammy, Baxter, Kathy, and Ann walk against Teen Violence at the Baron Deuce P Braswell Race Against Teen Violence.

Tammy, Baxter, Kathy, and Ann walk against Teen Violence at the Baron Deuce P Braswell Race Against Teen Violence.

Julie, Jackie, Mary and Tanya greeting customers at the Charity Car Wash where all purchases go to Empowerhouse.
09/18/2021

Julie, Jackie, Mary and Tanya greeting customers at the Charity Car Wash where all purchases go to Empowerhouse.

Julie, Jackie, Mary and Tanya greeting customers at the Charity Car Wash where all purchases go to Empowerhouse.

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150 Olde Greenwich Drive, Suite 101
Fredericksburg, VA
22408

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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(540) 373-9373

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Empowerhouse: Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence

Empowerhouse is a nonprofit, 501(C)3 Virginia accredited domestic violence program serving Fredericksburg, Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford since 1978.

We understand the complexity and confusion that is created around domestic violence. Call us; we will listen and believe you. There are many steps to take whether you stay or leave; we will explore them together. You deserve dignity, respect, safety, and hope. You are not alone.

Call our 24/7 Hotline: 540-373-9373 - all calls and services are free and confidential.

We have many helping and educational programs including our emergency shelter, a 24-hour hotline (540-373-9373), victim advocacy, children’s services, support groups for victims, teens and children, Spanish language and culturally relevant services, transition in-place housing assistance, court advocacy, accompaniment to court and healthcare visits, teen dating violence prevention, as well as batterer intervention programs.

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Event is this week! All staff and clients are welcome! Just show your drivers license at the gate. Speakers include a survivor, a block on teen dating violence and a portion on self-care. Hope to see you there Empowerhouse!
Join us on October 16 at Quantico! Open to all!
Do you happen to have a current most wanted donation list? Thanks.