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National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Resources for health care professionals, domestic violence experts, survivors, and policy makers.

Bay Area Community Resources

Below are community-based resources that are available to assist.

  • WOMAN, Inc. is a community-based multi-service agency that serves survivors of domestic violence.  It can be reached 24 hours per day at (877) 384-3578.
  • La Casa de las Madres is available 24 hours per day and responds to requests for assistance from domestic violence survivors. It can be reached by phone at (877) 503-1850 and (877) 923-0700 and text message at (415) 200-3575.  La Casa's drop-in counseling center is closed at this time; however, its shelter remains open.
  • Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC) is a free legal services and restraining order clinic for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.  Clinics are currently closed due to the shelter in place order; however, private appointments are available. For client appointments and intakes, please call (415) 969-6711. The clinic office can be reached at (415) 864-1790.
  • San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR) provides resources, support, advocacy and education to survivors of sexual abuse and violence. SFWAR is available to speak with survivors through its 24-hour hotline at (415) 647-7273.
  • Community United Against Violence (CUAV) supports the healing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer persons who have experienced violence and abuse. CUAV is available to provide counseling remotely by phone and video services. It can be contacted by phone at (415) 333-HELP or email at [email protected].
  • Trauma Recovery Center / Rape Treatment Center offers healing services for survivors of interpersonal violence. | 2727 Mariposa St., Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110 | (415) 437-3000
  • Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective is a community group working to build and support transformative justice responses to child sexual abuse.
  • Bay Area Legal Aid 1035 Market St., 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 | (415) 982-1300 | (415) 354-6360
  • San Francisco District Attorney Victim Services | 350 Rhode Island Street North, Building, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 | (415) 553-9044
  • Learn about additional family violence resources.

National Resources

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline has advocates available to confidentially speak with survivors of domestic violence. Advocates are available 24 hours per day and can be reached at (800) 799-SAFE. Survivors can chat with advocates here or text LOVEIS to 22522.
  • The National Sexual Assault Hotline provides confidential 24-hour support for survivors of sexual assault. Trained staff can be reached at (800) 656-HOPE (4673) and through chat.
  • The Trans Lifeline provides direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis. It can be reached at (877) 565-8860.
  • The Deaf Hotline has advocates available to provide 24-hour crisis intervention, education, information, and referral for deaf, deafblind, and deafdisabled survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through video phone at (855) 812-1001, (800) 787-3224 (TTY), chat, and email at [email protected].
  • A Call for Change Helpline
    Confidential support for people who are at risk of using abuse and control in their intimate partner relationships. 877-989-3411 | [email protected]
  • Strong Hearts Helpline, 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483), is a safe, anonymous, and confidential domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans and Alaska Natives, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Advocacy Resources