**Announcement:  The LAWS Community Services Center at 105 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA will be closed Monday, June 19-Wednesday June 21, 2017 due to property maintenance. No appointments or donations will be taken during that time.   If you need assistance, please call the LAWS hotline at 703-777-6552.

Safety. Hope. Empowerment.

The Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter ( or more commonly known as LAWS) provides free, confidential services to adults and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Our goals are:

  • To empower, inform and advocate for adults and children
  • To educate the community about domestic violence and sexual assault
  • To work towards the elimination of personal and societal violence