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National Domestic Violence Hotline
Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
866-331-9474 or text: “loveis” to 22522
We’re here to talk 24/7 via phone (1-866-331-9474), text (text “loveis” to 22522) and chat (just click the “Chat Online Now” button!”)
Some of the sites included here offer immediate assistance, and some concentrate on eliminating the causes of domestic violence on a larger scale. These sites are not listed in ranking order, as each fulfills a different need in the continuing crusade against domestic violence.
CCS operates the only 24-Hour toll free County-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to domestic violence and sexual assault in San Diego. Our hotline provides person-to-person crisis counseling by trained staff and volunteers. All hotline services are free and confidential, in both English and Spanish.
Hotline Crisis Intervention Services
• Assistance with safety planning
• Immediate support and crisis counseling
• Numbers and information on Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO’s)
• Counseling referrals
• Emergency shelter availability
• Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence education
Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is dedicated to providing the highest quality supportive services, counseling, shelter and education to North San Diego County women, children and men involved in or threatened by domestic violence or sexual assault.
24-Hour Hotline: (760)757-3500
Open Mon-Fri : 9 AM – 5 PM
Provides women and families with the shelter and services they need to escape homelessness and domestic violence. Our menu of programs and services – including residential programs, counseling, legal support and career assistance – are designed to accommodate the physical, emotional, intellectual and social services needs of homeless women and families as well as those facing domestic violence issues.
Emergency Hotline 24 hours: (619) 234-3164
General Info: (619) 239-0355
A statewide coalition of rape crisis centers and prevention programs founded in 1980. CalCASA provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers,individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence.
Educates teens about healthy dating relationships and engages them to speak out against domestic violence.
Phone: (424) 265-7346 (Los Angeles office)
Expands economic opportunity by helping Americans start and grow businesses, go to college, own a home, and save for their children’s and their own economic futures. They identify promising ideas, test and refine them in communities to find out what works, craft policies and products to help good ideas reach scale, and develop partnerships to promote lasting change. They bring together community practice, public policy and private markets in new and effective ways to achieve greater economic impact.
Works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by abuse by educating the public and improving institutions’ response to domestic violence.
A private company that provides consulting and training nationwide; including a comprehensive Total Solutions Package addressing all aspects of family violence’s affects on the workplace.
Stephanie Angelo, SPHR Founder/President
Phone: (480) 726-9833, (480) 646-2400
Assists in advocacy, counseling and referral efforts. If you are in need call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You will reach a trained advocate who can talk with you about your situation, your safety, and the options available to you. Friends and family members are also welcome to call for information. All conversations with hotline advocates are strictly confidential. Support is available in English or Spanish, with interpreters available for over 139 languages.
Toll Free Phone: (800)-799-SAFE (7233)
The leading voice for domestic violence victims and their advocates. NNEDV Fund offers a range of cutting-edge programs designed to meet the needs of victims. Initiatives include increasing financial literacy and economic self-sufficiency; providing education on using technology safely and strategically to escape abuse; providing emergency financial assistance for survivors, as well as financial assistance to obtain job training and education; and engaging and educating survivors as active participants in the election process.
Phone: Call (202)543-5566
Serves as a national information and referral center for the general public, media, battered women and their children, allied and member agencies and organizations.
Phone: (303) 839-1852
Provides comprehensive information and resources, policy development and assistance to enhance community response to and prevention of domestic violence. NRCDV enhances the capacity of organizations and individuals working to end violence in the lives of women and their children and proactively supports the work of national, state, and local domestic violence programs.
Toll Free Phone:(800)-537-2238
Works to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is accomplished by developing and supporting the capacity of state, local, tribal, and non-profit entities involved in responding to violence against women.
A project of NRCDV, provides a comprehensive online collection of advocacy-based electronic resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, and related intersecting issues. Resources include applied research papers, policy and practice papers, federal and state funding information, prevention and public education materials, community advocacy materials and information about other national, state, regional and local organizations and programs.
Toll Free Phone: (800)-537-2238
V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls,including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) and sexual slavery.
Works nationally and in its home community of Washington, DC to build pathways to economic independence for America’s families, women, and girls. WOW has a distinctive history in changing the landscape of women and work. For more than 40 years, WOW has helped women learn to earn, with programs emphasizing literacy, technical and nontraditional skills, the welfare-to-work transition, career development, and retirement security.
Advances economic justice and equality for women through education, advocacy and organizing.
A free guide to women’s self defense and self protection. Self defense and self protection are an important priority for women. The most common crime to happen to a woman is rape, but it is more about a feeling of dominance from one person over another rather than actual sex.
Additional resources: Click to Empower