Domestic Violence

Alameda County
Contra Costa County
Marin County
San Francisco County
South Bay

Alameda County

  • A Safe Place (Oakland), Hotline (510) 536-SAFE, Hotline, emergency shelter, transitional housing support, legal referrals, counseling, support groups, children’s program.
  • Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (Oakland), Office (510)251-2846, Legal advocacy, clinics every 3rd Wednesday of the month, legalization actions
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline (Alameda/San Leandro), Hotline 1.800.799.SAFE (7233), Hotline, information referral
  • Domestic Violence, Education and Screening (DOVES) Project; Child Protection; Children’s Hospital (Oakland), Office (510) 428-3742, Individual therapy for battered caregivers and children.
  • Emergency Shelter Program (Hayward), Hotline (888) 339-SAFE, Hotline, emergency shelter, child care center.
  • Family Violence Law Center (Berkeley), Office (510) 208-0220, Legal services, peer support groups.
  • Narika (Oakland), Hotline 800.215.7308, Hotline, referrals.  Focus on South Asian women.
  • Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE) (Fremont), Hotline 510-794-6055, Hotline, emergency shelter, restraining order clinics, children’s program, support groups, individual counseling, court accompaniment.
  • Tri Valley Haven (Tri-Valley), Hotline 800.884.8119, Hotline, emergency shelter, restraining order clinics, individual counseling, support groups, parenting classes.


Contra Costa County

  • STAND! Against Domestic Violence, 1.888.215.5555 Hotline, Hotline, emergency shelter, transitional housing, legal support, individual & group counseling, batterer’s program, children’s program.

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Marin County

  • Marin Abused Women’s Services, Hotlines: (415) 924-6616 (English), (415) 924-3456 (Spanish), Hotline, emergency shelter, transitional housing, support groups, legal advocacy, batterer’s program.
  • ManKind Program, Emergency Line (415) 924-1070, Information Line (415) 457-6760, Hotline, reeducation classes for male batterers.

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San Francisco County

  • Asian Women’s Shelter, Hotline 877-751-0880, Hotline, emergency shelter, case management for women and children.  Services in 31 Asian languages.
  • Community United Against Violence (CUAV), Safetyline (415) 333-HELP, Hotline, peer counseling. Focused on violence in LGBTQQ community.
  • La Casa de las Madres, Hotline 877-503-1850, Hotline, emergency shelter, drop-in counseling center (including individual counseling, case management, and support groups).
  • Riley Center, Hotline 415-255-0165, Hotline, emergency and transitional housing.
  • San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR), Hotline (415) 647-RAPE, Hotline, peer counseling, peer support groups, legal advocacy.  Focused on sexual assault.
  • WOMAN, Inc., Office 415-864-4722, Support groups, counseling (English and Spanish).

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South Bay

  • Asian Women’s Home (Santa Clara County), Hotline (408) 975-2739, Hotline, emergency shelter, individual peer counseling, peer support groups, children’s program, legal advocacy. Individual Peer Counseling and Children’s Program is done over the phone; no walk-ins until you become a client.
  • Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (San Mateo), Hotline 800-300-1080, Hotline, support groups, legal services, emergency and transitional housing, individual crisis counseling, support groups.  Services in English, Spanish.
  • Community Solutions (South Santa Clara County), Hotline.877.END.SADV, Hotline, emergency shelter, individual counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, rape crisis and domestic violence 24hrs.
  • Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (Santa Clara County), Hotline 408-279-2962, Hotline, emergency shelter, transitional housing, peer counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, children’s program.  Services available in English and Spanish.  Special program for seniors.
  • Support Network for Battered Women (Santa Clara County), Hotline 800-572-2782, Hotline, emergency shelter, individual counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, children’s program.  Services in English and Spanish.

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