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Places that Help: California
This page has contact information for programs that offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. If you plan to contact a program via email, please review our Safety when using email page first.
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Please note that we list the organizations by the county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple counties. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.
Butte County District Attorney's Victim-Witness Assistance Center (VWAC)
(530) 538-7411 D.A.'s Office
The District Attorney’s Office is committed to helping victims of crime and vigorously protecting their rights. VWAC’s mandate is to alleviate the trauma and the frequently devastating effects of crimes of violence on the lives of victims, witnesses and their families. Visit the website for a list of resources.
Catalyst Domestic Violence Services
Provides a 24-hour crisis/referral line, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, children’s program, temporary restraining order clinics, household establishment, legal advocacy, drop-in centers, and a program for teen domestic violence.
Rape Crisis Intervention
(530) 342-7273 Collect Calls Welcome
Tehama County Office: (530) 529-3980
Serving Butte, Glenn, and Tehama Counties. Services include: 24-hour crisis line, support, counseling, information and referrals to other services.
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