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PO Box 74
Dumfries
Virginia 22026
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Target demographics: our neighbors in need

Direct beneficiaries per year: more than 80,000 individuals in need

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Sort food in our food pantry, or sort clothes in our Thrift Store warehouse

Geographic areas served: Prince William County, VA

Programs: 1. ACTS Turning Points - the only domestic violence prevention and intervention program serving Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park (this program operates two DV Safe Houses).
2. ACTS SAVAS--the only sexual assault crisis center serving Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park.
3. ACTS Client Support Services--provides emergency financial assistance for utilities and medicine, as well as food from the emergency food pantry.
4. ACTS Helpline - Prince William County's only 24/7/365 telephone crisis hotline, which is certified for suicide intervention by the American Association of Suicidology.
5. ACTS Homeless Shelters (provides 86 beds--through two homeless shelters and two safe houses). Rapid Re-Housing program finds affordable, permanent housing for households--last year, we found permanent housing for 47 households, our goal was 20.
6. ACTS Thrift Store--our clients receive vouchers; profits go toward funding the ACTS program areas.

Mission:
ACTS is a community organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger, homelessness and domestic violence and to help people achieve self-sufficiency in Prince William County area, VA.
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10/31/13
ACTS is a one stop shop for social issues impacting the community. If they can't help with your concerns, they refer you to someone who can. They provide the supportive services that people need when they have been impacted by trauma, violence, poverty or crises of any kind... more »
10/28/13
I am a member of the Manassas Therapy Dog group, and we are currently working with the children in their group counseling sessions. The staff at ACTS has been incredibly welcoming to us and our dogs, and have worked with us to get the best benefit out of each session. The children respond well to ... more »
10/21/13
ACTS is an invaluable asset to the Prince William County community. The staff members and volunteers of ACTS have done excellent work assisting those in need... more »
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