James House

Our Mission

To provide mission driven, client centered, culturally relevant services through case management plans, we help clients create outcomes that address life satisfaction, hope and optimism, empowerment and knowledge about issues associated with interpersonal violence and the services available to address these issues. Our ultimate goal is to assure client self-sufficiency and sustainable change through coaching and empowering strategies.


  • Crisis Intervention
  • Domestic Violence
  • Life Skills / Independent Living
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shelters


James House serves the tri-cities area which includes the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, and Petersburg, and the counties of Dinwiddie, Prince George, including Fort Lee, and Southern Chesterfield. All of our services are cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish.


James House is the only accredited nonprofit organization helping people affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking in the Tri-Cities area.  

Other Details

  • Accepts Volunteers: Yes. Email us for more information on volunteering.
  • Ages: All
  • Fees: No. We offer cost-free, confidential help for people affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking in the Tri-Cities area of Virginia including southern Chesterfield.

More Information

For more information please contact:
James House
229 N Sycamore Street
Petersburg, VA  23803
James House Website

Primary Contact: Elvira De la Cruz, Director of Programs and Services
Email Elvira De la Cruz

Phone: 804-458-2704
Appointment Phone: 804-732-1711
24 Hour Hotline: 804-458-2840

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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