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

It is our mission respond to all victims of violent crime and trauma, and to elevate the stature of women and children on our island, those most often victimized by physical and sexual abuse. It is our hope that through our services of intervention, education and awareness we will lessen the need for crisis intervention for future generations.

VARO is a non-profit volunteer corporation that provides services to victims and families of Domestic violence, Sexual assault, Abuse, Violent crime and traumatic events. VARO also provides outreaches and education the dynamics of violence to the larger community.

Victim services include intervention/advocacy, emergency shelter, food, clothing, transportation, personal hygiene, and other services. Community education includes public outreaches at shopping centers, presentations in the school and work settings and other awareness events in an effort to promote ongoing awareness on the dynamics of violence. We are here to serve you!

VARO services victims of violence regardless of sex, age, color, gender, religion, income, sexual orientation or age.

**Updated as of 07/19/2022**

VARO provides Emergency Crisis Intervention services to victims and families affected by Domestic violence, Sexual assault, Violent crimes, and traumatic events. Providing emergency short-term shelter and transportation. We do not pick up or drop off at residences. We offer information and referral support services. VARO services are "free and confidential".

  • 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.

**Updated as of 07/19/2022**


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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