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California Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

California

There are 168 organizations in California that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 155 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 92%. These programs can be found in 106 different cities.

Click on any of the 106 cities below to learn about the programs in these areas. You’ll also see information further below on categories of service offered in California, and within each category you’ll find the individual services within that category.

The most common category of service in California – based on the likelihood of each program to offer all the services within a category – is "emergency services", while the least common category of service is "housing services".

The two most common individual services within any category of service in California are "resources and referrals and case management" while the two least common services are "onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams and sex offender counseling".

Spanish is spoken at 84% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Sign language at 10% of the organizations. Demographically, the organizations are mostly like to be equipped to serve Women .

Statistics on Domestic Violence Services in California

  • Case management
    140 locations
  • Food and clothing
    137 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    135 locations
  • Safety planning
    135 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    129 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    123 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    102 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    98 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    79 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    76 locations
  • Safe home network
    45 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    20 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    126 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    124 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    101 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    94 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    91 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    66 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    63 locations
  • Immigration services
    56 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    54 locations
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    51 locations
  • Legal clinics
    48 locations
  • Child custody services
    48 locations
  • Legal representation
    42 locations
  • In-shelter financial aid
    22 locations
  • Expert testimony
    19 locations
  • Peer support groups
    106 locations
  • Shelter resident counseling
    101 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    97 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    76 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    74 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    38 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    34 locations
  • Incest counseling
    31 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    22 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    18 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    82 locations
  • Transportation
    80 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    79 locations
  • Relocation services
    61 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    53 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    39 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    36 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    143 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    125 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    100 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    86 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    85 locations
  • Job search/placement
    82 locations
  • Job skills training
    79 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    57 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    51 locations
  • Spiritual services
    39 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    28 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    105 locations
  • Youth counseling
    90 locations
  • Educational programs
    73 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    66 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    64 locations
  • School liaison
    49 locations
  • Child development
    49 locations
  • Child abuse services
    49 locations
  • Teen activity program
    47 locations
  • Tutoring services
    42 locations
  • After school programs
    38 locations
  • Pet therapy
    25 locations
  • Summer camp
    25 locations
  • Daycare facility
    25 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    21 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    14 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    117 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    72 programs

Other

  • English
    159 locations
  • Spanish
    131 locations
  • Sign language
    17 locations
  • Tagalog
    15 locations
  • Chinese
    14 locations
  • French
    13 locations
  • Russian
    12 locations
  • Portuguese
    11 locations
  • Vietnamese
    10 locations
  • German
    9 locations
  • Korean
    9 locations
  • Italian
    8 locations
  • Women
    149 locations
  • Families
    104 locations
  • Individuals
    104 locations
  • Teens
    88 locations
  • Elderly
    87 locations
  • Men
    82 locations
  • Non-Binary
    18 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    8 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    6 locations
  • Immigrant
    91 locations
  • LGBTQ
    89 locations
  • Trans women/men
    82 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    76 locations
  • Disabled
    76 locations
  • Military
    75 locations
  • Rural
    69 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    69 locations
  • Deaf
    68 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    59 locations