Victim Advocates Reaching Out (VARO)

Victim Advocates Reaching Out (VARO)

Phone: 1-671-477-5552 (24-Hr Hotline)
Types of Services Offered: 24-Hour Crisis Intervention Hotlines, Domestic Violence Services, Information & Referral, Sexual Assault Services, Support Services
Category: Non-Profit

VARO is a nonprofit volunteer organization that was established in 1982 by the Guam Task Force on Family Abuse and Sexual Assault.  VARO provides free, confidential and voluntary services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, and other violent or traumatic events. Family members are also entitled to VARO services, as well as individuals who were victimized long ago but are in emotional crisis now. 

Crisis intervention services are provided by trained volunteers who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be dispatched immediately to the hospital, police station, Healing Hearts Crisis Center, or any other safe location to:
Offer emotional support, in helping victims cope with reactions to trauma and assist them in exploring options/alternatives;
Provide physical and material assistance such as emergency food, clothing, personal care items, transportation, shelter and advocacy;
Provide information and answers to questions about law enforcement and legal procedures;
Make referrals to other resources in the community such as professional counseling, support groups, legal assistance, housing/shelter and other services.


PO BOX 2045, Hagatna , GUAM, GUAM

1-671-477-5552 (24-Hr Hotline)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

24 - hours

Children, Teens, Adults, Seniors

victim advocates, crisis intervention, crisis intervention hotlines, 24-hour crisis intervention hotline, domestic violence, domestic abuse, family violence, domestic violence services, information & referral, sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual abuse

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