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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.
Napa County District Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance Program
(707) 253-4211 (district attorney's office, main number)
The Napa County Victim/Witness Assistance Program works to reduce the trauma, frustration and inconvenience experienced by victims, witnesses, and family members affected by crime. We do this by providing a wide variety of services to victims of crime and their families, in addition to supporting victims and witnesses throughout the criminal justice process. Information and referrals for domestic violence victims.
Napa Emergency Women's Services
1141 Pear Tree Lane, Suite 220
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 255-6397 or (800) 799-7233 Outside Napa County
Napa Emergency Women’s Services provides a nurturing refuge for women and children suffering from domestic violence and/or sexual assault, and is a catalyst for change through prevention, intervention and advocacy. Services available in English and Spanish.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition
960 McCourtney Road, Suite E
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 484
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault include: crisis counseling, shelter and safe housing, food, clothes, transportation, support groups, accompaniment and advocacy, children’s services, legal services, information and referrals.
Nevada County Victim/Witness Assistance Center
Our program is part of a statewide effort to provide crime victims with information and emotional support in the aftermath of crime, guidance through the criminal justice process, assistance in applying for Victim Compensation and awareness of victims’ rights. All services are confidential and free of charge. Contact us to: talk to someone about the effect of the crime, for an explanation of the court process, to know the status of your case, for a referral to a social service agency, for information about protective/restraining orders, to help prepare a victim impact statement, for questions about restitution for your losses, and for assistance in filing a victim of crime claim.
Tahoe Women's Services (Crisis Intervention Center)
(800) 736-1060 or (530) 546-3241
Services include: 24-hour bilingual crisis line, emergency shelter, advocacy programs, counseling, support groups, community education, information and referrals, children’s programs.
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