Domestic Violence


Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse.

  • Womens Transistional Living Center – WTLC provides a comprehensive residential program, a children’s program, a crisis hotline, and a community services program.
  • CA LawHelp – Self help resources and court program locator regarding issues of domestic violence.
  • Break The Silence – Educates communities on the dangers of domestic violence, connects victims and survivors and grieving families, and assists them in the transformation of their lives by providing therapeutic retreats, financial empowerment, survivor-run helpline, and innovative outreach campaigns.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) – Provides life-saving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
  • Interval House – Runs crisis shelters and centers for victims of domestic violence.
  • Human Options – Breaking the silence to end domestic Violence
  • Laura’s House – Inspiring hope and empowering change to end domestic Violence