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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.
Community Service Programs, Inc.
1221 E. Dyer Road, Suite 120
Santa Ana, CA 92705
CSP offers free services to women veterans, victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elderly abuse. CSP Victim Assistance Programs provide comprehensive services for individuals who are victims of crime, with specialized services for those who are impacted by violent crime. The primary goals of the program are to advocate for victims’ rights, provide emergency assistance in the immediate aftermath of crime, provide on-going support to alleviate the trauma associated with crime, and ease the process of participation in the criminal justice system.
Human Options, Inc.
5540 Trabuco Road, Suite100
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 854-3553 (24-hour bilingual line) or (877) 854-3594
Services: emergency shelter, counseling and programs focused on family violence including elder abuse and batterer’s intervention, community education.
Interval House Crisis Shelter
(714) 891-8121, (562) 594-4555
Interval House provides comprehensive domestic violence services in over 70 different languages to individuals and families in Los Angeles County and Orange County.
999 Corporate Drive, Ste 225
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
(949) 498-1511 or (866) 498-1511
Provides legal services and counseling for women and children, emergency shelter, emergency food, clothes, group/individual counseling, case management, legal services, outreach and education, and children’s programs.
Women's Transitional Living Center, Inc.
(877) 531-5522 Bilingual Line
(714) 992-1939 ext. 101
Services include: 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, community outreach, legal advocacy, immigration services, children’s program.
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