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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.
(530) 662-1133, (916) 371-1907
(916) 371-1907 (bilingual)
Formerly known as Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis Center. Empower Yolo offers free and confidential support to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and child abuse. Services include: Crisis intervention, emotional support, advocacy, information and referrals. (Walk-in Crisis Support | 8:30am – 5:00pm M – Th & 8:00am – 4:00pm on Fridays), emergency shelter 24-hour hotline, legal advocacy programs, community education and outreach, counseling services, and more.
Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Assistance
Services: resource counseling and the referral to appropriate agencies, acting as a liaison between victims and the criminal justice system, attending court hearings with victims or informing victims about court proceedings, including information about restitution and court protective orders, assisting victims in preparing and delivering Victim Impact Statements in court at sentencing hearings, referring victims to 24-hour crisis intervention programs, assisting qualified victims with applications to the State’s Victims of Crime Program through the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board.
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