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California Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

California

There are 173 organizations in California that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 154 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 89%. These programs can be found in 105 different cities.

Click on any of the 105 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 mobile advocacy".

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
    139 locations
  • Safety planning
    137 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    136 locations
  • Food and clothing
    136 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    130 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    125 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    104 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    97 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    79 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    74 locations
  • Safe home network
    48 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    18 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    127 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    125 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    103 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    94 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    91 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    64 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    61 locations
  • Immigration services
    55 locations
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    54 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    51 locations
  • Legal clinics
    49 locations
  • Child custody services
    49 locations
  • Legal representation
    44 locations
  • Expert testimony
    21 locations
  • In-shelter financial aid
    20 locations
  • Peer support groups
    102 locations
  • Shelter resident counseling
    96 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    94 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    76 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    74 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    40 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    36 locations
  • Incest counseling
    32 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    23 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    21 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    82 locations
  • Transportation
    80 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    78 locations
  • Relocation services
    60 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    53 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    38 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    37 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    142 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    126 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    100 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    87 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    84 locations
  • Job search/placement
    84 locations
  • Job skills training
    79 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    50 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    48 locations
  • Spiritual services
    40 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    29 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    106 locations
  • Youth counseling
    89 locations
  • Educational programs
    75 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    64 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    64 locations
  • School liaison
    51 locations
  • Child development
    51 locations
  • Child abuse services
    51 locations
  • Teen activity program
    48 locations
  • Tutoring services
    44 locations
  • After school programs
    41 locations
  • Daycare facility
    28 locations
  • Summer camp
    26 locations
  • Pet therapy
    25 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    23 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    14 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    116 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    75 programs

Other

  • English
    161 locations
  • Spanish
    130 locations
  • Sign language
    16 locations
  • Tagalog
    15 locations
  • French
    14 locations
  • Chinese
    13 locations
  • Russian
    11 locations
  • Portuguese
    11 locations
  • German
    10 locations
  • Vietnamese
    10 locations
  • Korean
    9 locations
  • Italian
    8 locations
  • Women
    148 locations
  • Families
    100 locations
  • Individuals
    98 locations
  • Teens
    85 locations
  • Elderly
    81 locations
  • Men
    76 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    10 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    7 locations
  • Non-Binary
    7 locations
  • Immigrant
    86 locations
  • LGBTQ
    84 locations
  • Trans women/men
    76 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    71 locations
  • Military
    70 locations
  • Disabled
    70 locations
  • Rural
    64 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    62 locations
  • Deaf
    62 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    55 locations