Bar Association of Montgomery County

Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
1301 Piccard Drive, Suite 4100, Rockville, MD, 20850
Phone:             (240) 777-1355    Crisis Line: (240) 777-4357     Fax: (240) 777-1329    TTY: (240)-777-1347
Contact:          Nadja Cabello, Director
Hours:             9:00am-5:00pm. Late night appointments are available Monday -Thursday until 8:00pm
Website:        http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/Program.aspx?id=BHCS/BHCSVictimA-SxAssualt-p208.html

VASAP assists clients in collaboration with the police, state's attorney's office, and other county agencies; victims may also be accompanied to court by a representative of VASAP. The Program's services include a telephone crisis line, walk-in crisis counseling, general information regarding crimes and sexual assault, and referrals. The program also offers counseling, psychiatric treatment and evaluation, support groups, assistance through the criminal justice system, and education. No referral is required. Twenty-four hour crisis services are provided through the Montgomery County Crisis Center. VASAP provide victim and court assistance services during business hours and counseling services by appointment. There is no fee for first time counseling sessions however, fees are based on sliding scale for ongoing treatment. There is no fee for court and victim assistance services, including assistance in filing applications for Criminal Corporation Funds.

Subjects Handled: Criminal Defense, Hotline, Referrals
 

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