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Domestic Violence

We can help you!

The following are services to help you end the abuse in your life and the lives of your family:

  • Individual group counseling;
  • Financial planning;
  • Safety planning;
  • Temporary confidential emergency shelter, food, and clothing;
  • Help with protective orders;
  • Legal help;
  • Referrals to health care;
  • Immigration help;
  • Household establishment skills education;
  • Independent living skills; and/or
  • Parenting education
  • Battered Women Shelters/Walk-In Centers

Just let your CalWORKs Eligibility or GAIN Services Worker know that you need help.

If you are a victim of domestic violence and you are not a citizen (undocumented or have a temporary legal status) but have children, you may be eligible to apply for immigration status for yourself and children confidentially under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). 

Talk to your attorney to determine what rights and services apply to your situation.
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If you need help right away, or are experiencing domestic violence, call:

  • Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-978-3600
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

If you are in danger CALL 911.