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Warning Signs

Abuse escalates. Know the signs from early warnings to the lethal threats. It could save a life. Read More »

For Parents

DASH is for Parents: Articles and resources designed to keep you up to date with your teen, to keep you tech savvy, and to help you stay involved. Read More »

For Friends

DASH is for friends! Do you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship. You CAN help. Read More »

For Guys

DASH is for guys. Be part of the solution. Get the facts and be a great role model for the people in YOUR life. Read More »


Siobhan Louise Russell 10/16/89 – 04/12/09


For those of us who knew her and love her still. Only a moment ago.

Please share DASH with those you know and love. We do it all in her loving memory.


Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2019!


February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness month! Please share DASH with a teen, parent or community leader to help educate about and prevent teen dating violence. Read our pages, recognize the warning signs, and learn how to help someone you know!

More information is also available from Love is Respect at www.loveisrespect.org!


Get your dancing shoes on and support Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) at Loudoun’s BIGGEST DANCE PARTY on Friday, March 23rd! All details can be found here:

Dance-A-Palooza (Sponsor) – Loudoun’s Biggest Dance Party for Charity – Sponsor Info (1)

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS): 703-777-6552 LAWS provides a full array of free, confidential comprehensive services to adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence. Besides providing emergency shelter, LAWS also delivers assistance to victims at their Community Services Center where we provide counseling, legal services, support groups, parenting classes, advocacy, and community outreach. LAWS also operates a thrift store in downtown Leesburg, VA called The Resourceful Woman and runs the Loudoun Child Advocacy Center. The Center is a public/private partnership among Loudoun County agencies and organizations dedicated to child victims of abuse and/or neglect.Events like Dance-a-Palooza help support the many programs and services offered by LAWS.

“At LAWS we seek to empower victims of domestic and sexual violence so that they may live lives free from fear, anxiety, and danger. All of our services are confidential and free of charge. On average, we provide direct services to over 1,000 adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence each year.”



In deference to Domestic Violence Awareness month, and Siobhan’s birth month, the Izzie Milla store on Etsy (personalised phone cases), created by Siobhan’s mom, is donating proceeds from all sales to DASH. In addition, for each item ordered you will receive a DASH bracelet. Izzie Milla has an exciting range of personalised phone cases. Check out the store here:


Just write “Remembering Siobhan” in the note to seller.