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Make a Donation to BHNV

Bethany House accepts donations of NEW items such as UNOPENED full-size toiletries and other new hygiene products, cleaning supplies, kitchen wares, blankets, and many other unused items. Please see below for our most updated immediate "Needs List." 

Cleaning Supplies

  • Household Cleaners
  • Bathroom Cleaners
  • Dish Soap
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Large Kitchen Trash Bags


  • HE Detergent
  • Non-HE Detergent
  • Bleach

Paper Products

  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Tissues/Napkins

Personal Care

  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Bath Soap
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Feminine Products

Baby Products

  • Diapers (Size 4-7)
  • Pull-Ups (Size 2T - 5T)
  • Baby Wipes

Other Items

  • Comforter Sets and Pillows
  • Pot + Pan Sets (new)
  • Mops/Brooms (new)


Bethany House of Northern Virginia, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit, faith-based organization established to help women and their children who have suffered from domestic violence regain health and dignity and become re-established in their community by providing temporary housing and support. 

BHNV provides the following levels of care through our Family Assistance Program: 

Crisis Intervention

  • Immediate help, counsel and support to victims of domestic and family violence
  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • Access to BHNV shelters or other housing providers
  • Referrals to food, clothing, medical, legal and other resources as requested by the caller
  • Call our Helpline at 703-658-9500

Emergency Shelter

  • Safe, confidential shelter for four months
  • Serves homeless women and children affected by domestic and family violence
  • Client-written Individual Service Plan with short- and long-term goals
  • Supportive case management to prevent revolving-door admissions
  • Life skills program that includes classes in parenting, nutrition, budgeting, self-care, working with the legal system, and more
  • Job training program with individualized support

Trauma Recovery

  • Individual and group counseling to help clients process trauma and work through issues that may arise during recovery
  • Promote self-sufficiency and a healthy family system  

Aftercare Program  

  • Opt-in program for up to 2 years
  • Designed to prevent relapse into abuse  

Community Outreach  

  • Interaction with public safety officials, community and religious groups, human service providers, and individuals
  • Education about domestic violence and appropriate responses to victims of abuse
  • Information on local resources