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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.
East Contra Costa County
Community Violence Solutions - Antioch office
Community Violence Solutions provides support services to child and adult victims of sexual assault and their families through these main programs: 24-hour crisis intervention hotline and rape crisis center, sexual assault response team, children’s interview center, prevention services, anti-human trafficking, stand in pride, differential response team.
El Dorado County District Attorney's Victim / Witness Assistance Program
515 Main Street
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 642-4760 Victim Witness Unit
(530) 621-4472 D.A. Office
From South Lake Tahoe: (530) 573-7955 Ext 6472; From El Dorado Hills (916) 358-3553 Ext. 6472. The Victim / Witness Assistance Program provides basic services that include the following: counseling, referral services, orientation to criminal justice system, property recovery, court escorts and victim compensation claims.
Live Violence Free
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Live Violence Free is committed to promoting a violence-free community through education and advocacy to address domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Provides 24-hour crisis hotline, peer counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy and accompaniment to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, among other services.
The Center for Violence-Free Relationships
344 Placerville Drive, Suite 11
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 626-1131 / (916) 939-6616
(530) 626-1450 / (916) 939-4464
(Formerly known as El Dorado Women’s Center.) Services include: 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, legal services, children’s services, advocacy, batterers intervention program, information and referrals.
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