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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.
Interface Children Family Services
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd.
Camarillo, CA 93012
Services include: 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, court advocacy, case management, counseling, support services, children’s program.
The Coalition for Family Harmony
(805) 656-1111 or (800) 300-2181 (Bilingual Hotline)
The Coalition offers a variety of services to assist survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, as well as family and friends of those suffering from abuse, and all of our services are offered in English and Spanish. Services include: emergency shelter, batterers’ intervention, counseling, legal services, community education and outreach.
Ventura County District Attorney Crime Victims’ Assistance Unit
(805) 654-3622 Crime Victim Assistance
(805) 654-3006 Witness Coordination
Advocates accompany victims to court, provide a supportive ear, and display a calm strength to help victims get through court proceedings that can be frightening and highly emotional. With the help of Victim Advocates, victims can obtain protective court orders. Advocates also assist in processing, filing, and verifying of restitution claims filed with the California Victims of Crime Compensation Program. Skilled in crisis intervention, victim advocates offer an array of referrals to service providers who respond to the individual needs of victims.
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