National Domestic Violence Hotline
A toll-free, 24-hour crisis line offering counseling and information on more than 4,000 shelters and service providers throughout the United States. Bilingual staff and a language line are available for every non-English speaking caller.
National Child Abuse Hotline – Childhelp: 1-800-422-4453
Dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, with assistance in 170 languages.
Futures Without Violence (Family Violence Prevention Fund): 415-252-8900
Headquartered in San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC, works to prevent violence within the home, community through education and policy advocacy.
“Violence is violence. Trauma is trauma.
And we are taught to downplay it,
even think about it as child’s play.”
~ Tarana Burke, Founder, #MeToo
Alameda County Resources
South Asian Women’s Network (SAWNET)
Since 1990, AASRA, or “shelter” in Hindi, provides culturally sensitive services to SF Bay Area victims of domestic violence in the Asian Indian community.
24-hour Hotline: 800-313-ASRA (2772)
Building Futures with Women and Children
Builds communities with underserved women and children where they are safe, supportively housed, free from homelessness and family violence.
San Leandro, CA
Toll-Free 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 866-292-9688
Domestic violence crisis intervention, shelter, rape crisis and counseling services for Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, CA.
Toll Free 24 hour Crisis Line: 800.884-8119
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments
Support services, advocacy, education for domestic violence victims and families to end the cycle of violence. Fremont (and serves greater bay Area).
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 510-794-6055
Contra Costa County Resources
Provides prevention, intervention, treatment services for domestic violence victims, families and batterers.
Toll-Free 24-hour Crisis line: 888-215-5555
Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence
Multi-jurisdictional partnership designed to reduce domestic violence, family violence, and elder abuse in Contra Costa County.
Peace Creations: 925- 833-9505
Certified batterer groups for men, women in Contra Costa and Alameda counties, 52-week parent group (English & Spanish); individual/couples/family therapy.
Marin County Resources
Center for Domestic Peace (formerly Marin Abused Women’s Services – MAWS)
Provides programs and services in Marin County for the empowerment and safety of women and children.
San Rafael, CA
Women’s English Hotline: (415) 924-6616
Women’s Spanish Hotline: (415) 924-3456
San Fransisco County Resources
La Casa de Las Madres
San Francisco’s first domestic violence shelter, counseling and support services program for women and children.
Toll-Free Crisis Line for Adults: 877-503-1850
Toll-Free Crisis Line for Teens: 877-923- 0700
W.O.M.A.N., Inc: 415-864-4722
Support and legal services for battered women, including lesbian, Latina-bicultural, and teen clients.
San Francisco, CA
24-hour Crisis Line: 877-384-3578
Community United Against Violence (CUAV)
Founded in 1979, nation’s first LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) anti-violence organization, providing violence prevention and response services.
San Francisco, CA
24-hour Crisis Line: 415-333-HELP (4357)
Solano County Resources
LIFT3 SUPPORT: 707- 398-6865
Provides crisis shelter for individuals in crises, transitional shelter and support services for domestic violence survivors and families.
Solano County Family Violence Intervention Team (FIT): 707-784-7789
Provides services for domestic violence victims throughout Solano County’s unincorporated areas in partnership with the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. Services are also provided in Spanish.
Family Investigative Response Services Team (FIRST): 707-469-6600
Advocacy for victims of domestic violence, child and elder abuse in partnership with the Vacaville Police Department.
Napa County Resources
Napa Emergency Women’s Services/ NEWS: 707-255-6397
Provides Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Crisis Services, 24-Hour Emergency Response Crisis Line, Emergency Confidential Shelter, Children’s Services, Legal Advocacy, Counseling Groups, Transitional Housing, Outreach, Education and Prevention Services.
24-Hr Crisis Line: 707-253-4711
Alternatives for Better Living: 707-226-1248
Provides anger management, parenting, substance abuse training and counseling for adults and adolescents, many of whom are involved with the courts.
Men Evolving Non-Violently/M.E.N.
Started in Sonoma County over twenty years ago to support men committed to changing their abusive behaviors.
Santa Rosa, CA
24-hour hotline: 707-528-2636