Serious Stuff


Caroline County Victim/Witness Coordinator

Cindy Gatewood P.O. Box 432, Bowling Green Virginia 22427, (804) 633-8037,

Caroline Department of Social Services

P.O. Box 430, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427, (804) 633-5071,


Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse
Childhelp © National Child Abuse Hotline - Crisis center available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to report abuse, information and literature also available.

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1 800-422-4453)

Virginia Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline

- Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day Services: Hotline staff provides immediate telephone counseling and crisis intervention to individuals in crisis.


Advocates for Youth - The Youth Activist Network (YAN) is composed of more than 10,000 youth from communities all across the country. These young people work together to fight for accurate sexual health information and services so that they can prevent unintended pregnancy and/or STIs (sexually transmitted infections), including HIV.

Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone's else's drinking.