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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or (TTY) 1-800-787-3224

Where to Find Help

UPDATED March 19, 2015

Statewide and Regional Programs


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California Courts Self-Help Center
Web: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/.
This on-line self-help center will help you to find assistance and information, to work better with an attorney and to represent yourself in legal matters. Includes help with topics such as families and children, abuse and harassment, divorce and separation and eviction and housing. Information is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese.

California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 1798
Sacramento, CA 95812-1798
Sacramento County
Hotline: (800) 524-4765 Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00
Phone: (916) 444-7163
Fax: (916) 444-7165
Web: http://www.cpedv.org
Email: info@cpedv.org
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence does not provide direct services to survivors of domestic violence but can provide referrals to local service providers, shelters, legal services and more. They provide leadership on public policy issues by promoting legislation and organizing grassroots advocacy campaigns, promote statewide communication on the issue of domestic violence and convene statewide professional trainings and conferences.

Children of the Night
14530 Sylvan Street
Van Nuys , CA 91411
Los Angeles County
Hotline: 800-551-1300
Phone: 818-908-4474
Fax: 818-908-1468
Web: http://www.childrenofthenight.org
Email: llee@childrenofthenight.org
Dedicated to assisting children aged 11-17 who are sexually abused and who prostitute on the streets for food and shelter, Children of the Night assists youth across the country, coordinating rescue and placement in local shelters. Children who are local, or those from out-of-state who need specialized services for child prostitutes, are transported to the 24-hour shelter in Van Nuys, California. Children of the Night provides refuge, food, and skilled counseling for abused teenagers, as well as academic assessments, foster-home placements, and a 24-hour hotline. Se habla español.

Free Battered Women
1540 Market St., Suite 490
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 255-7036 ext. 304
Fax: (415) 552-3150
Web: http://www.freebatteredwomen.org/index.html
Email: info@freebatteredwomen.org
Free Battered Women seeks to end the re-victimization of incarcerated survivors of domestic violence as part of the movement for racial justice and the struggle to resist all forms of intimate partner violence against women and transgender people. We achieve this through community organizing, parole advocacy, public education, media campaigns, and policy work.

Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center
Domestic Violence and Employment Project
180 Montgomery Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94107
Hotline: DV & Employment Helpline (888) 864-8335
Phone: Worker's Rights Clinic (415) 864-8208
Phone: Office (415) 864-8848
Fax: (415) 593-0096
Web: http://www.las-elc.org
Email: info@las-elc.org
Operates a helpline, answering questions about the employment rights of domestic violence survivors.

P.O. Box 14014
Berkeley, CA 94712
Alameda County
Phone: (800) 215-7308
Phone: (510) 444-6068
Fax: (510) 444-6025
Web: http://www.narika.org
Email: narika@narika.org
Provides a culturally-sensitive domestic violence helpline - as well as advocacy, support, information, and referral services - for South Asian women in the Bay Area, Northern California, and Central California.

Two Feathers Native American Family Services
2355 Central Ave., Suite C
McKinleyville, CA 95519
Humboldt County
Phone: 1-800-341-9454
Phone: (707) 839-1933
Fax: (707) 839-1726
Web: http://www.twofeathers-nafs.org
Native American Family Services for northern California. Services include: women’s program, social work services, emergency services, transportation, advocacy programs, therapy, children’s program, education, and information and referrals.

Your Public Law Library
Web: http://www.publiclawlibrary.org/
Includes information on California law and provides a service where you can ask a law librarian for legal information via a live chat.

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