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Contra Costa Crisis Center

The Contra Costa Crisis Center is a nonprofit organization, committed to provide free 24/7 services to everyone in need. They support Grief Counseling, homeless services, and family counseling. Currently providing Covid-19 Support Groups as well.


Contra Costa Crisis Center. Call & text line. Homeless services & grief counseling.

Homeless Hotline

The Contra Costa Homeless Hotline is free and confidential, which falls under the Contra Costa Health Services organization. Anyone who is homeless or wants to help others in need can call 211 or 800-833-2900 or text your zip code to 898211.


Community Violence Solutions

Community Violence Solutions provides support services to child and adult victims of sexual assault and human trafficking. It is open 24/7, and they also offer a Online Support Group for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault.

Central County: 925-798-7273

Online support groups, response team, crisis center.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides help for victims of domestic violence and abuse 24/7 for free, and their advocates are here to listen without judgement and help people address their relationships. The Hotline is a project funded by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

1−800−799−SAFE(7233) or TTY 1−800−787−3224 or (206) 518-9361 (Video Phone Only for Deaf Callers). Video call for Deaf Callers

RAINN (National Sexual Assault Hotline)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

800.656.HOPE (4673)


Alameda County Resource List

Domestic Violence Resource Guide for Alameda County is a 2 page resource list with many local hotlines and resources including child abuse, healthcare, LGBTQ+, culturally-specific groups, etc services. It also offers some Spanish translations.

Safe Horizon/Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline

Safe Horizon is the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States. They provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime, sexual abuse, domestic violence, human trafficking, youth homelessness, and abuse.

(212) 227-3000 24 hour hotline

Stand! For Families Free of Violence

Stand! provides crisis and emergency response services, emergency shelter, and residential services available 24/7. Their services include children’s therapy, community-based support, case management, and information and safety planning remain available via telephone or video conferencing.

Crisis: 888-215-5555
Office: 925-676-2845

Family Justice Center, Central County

Family Justice Center serves families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and human trafficking. They provide personalized care, including lawyers for family justice and their elder abuse prevention project.


Tri-Valley Haven

Tri-Valley Haven provides crisis intervention and referrals to services such as their Domestic Violence Services, Sexual Assault Services, Restraining Order Clinics, Sex Trafficking Services, Homeless Services, Food Pantry, and Counseling & Support Groups. They also provide their 24/7 hotline.


Safe Environments for Violent Environments

SAVE provides a 34/7 hotline, as well as other walk-in services such as referrals for help for legal or housing matters, food and clothing, etc. SAVE's Safe House offers a safe place for women and children fleeing abuse. Services include case management, counseling, parenting, financial literacy, and job-readiness workshops.


Asian Women's Shelter

Asian Women's Shelter aims to eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic, and political self-determination of women and all survivors of violence and oppression. They provide language-accessible shelter services, educational programs, and community-based advocacy.

Crisis: 1-877-751-0880
Office: (415) 751-7110

A Safe Place

A Safe Place provides a range of services for people affected by domestic violence, from Teen Dating violence prevention, 24-hour crisis shelter, and community mental health resources. They aim to break the cycle of family violence and intimate partner abuse through their outreach programs for schools and their emergency shelter.

Crisis: (510) 536-7233
Office: (510) 986-8600


Center for Domestic Peace

Center for Domestic Peace mobilizes individuals and communities to transform our world so domestic violence no longer exists, creating greater safety, justice and equality. They provide a 24 Hour Hotline, Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing, Free Legal Advocacy Services, and Free Counseling Services and Support Groups.

(415) - 924- 6616

Building Futures with Women & Children

Building Futures aims to help their clients overcome their obstacles to permanent housing. They provide Alameda County individuals and families in need with Shelter, Domestic Violence Support and Advocacy, and Housing Services, as well as their 24/7 crisis line.

Crisis: 1-866-A-WAY-OUT
Office: (510) 357-0205

Community Solutions

Community Solutions provides a comprehensive spectrum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and residential services to the communities of Santa Clara and San Benito Counties. They help people affected by mental health issues, substance abuse, trauma, severe family dysfunction, sexual and domestic violence, and human trafficking.

Sexual Assault & DV Crisis Line: 1 (877) 363-7238
Youth & Family Crisis Line: (408) 683-4118
Office: 1 (408) 842-7138


Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse is the only agency in San Mateo County solely dedicated to helping those affected by domestic violence. They provide counseling, emergency housing, legal assistance for people's safety.

24-Hour Hotline - (800) 300-1080
Office: 650-652-0800

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

NDS Next Door Solutions (NDS) is the main domestic violence agency in Santa Clara County. They provide walk-in crisis counseling, a 24/7 hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, and housing programs.


Sikh Family Center

Sikh Family Center promotes the health and well-being of Sikhs across the U.S., with a special focus on ending gender-based violence. SFC integrates intervention, prevention, and education services, with particular attention to community-based solutions, grassroots empowerment, cultural tradition, and immigration experience.

Crisis: (408) 800-7382

YWCA Silicon Valley Domestic Violence Department

YWCA focuses on the challenges of racism, sexism, and gender-based violence. They offer direct services such as therapy and housing programs to meet immediate needs, issue education to minds in local communities, and legislate advocacy to change the rules and systems in order to achieve greater equity and justice for all.

Crisis: (800) 572-2782
Office: (408) 295-4011

Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)

BAWAR supports survivors of sexual violence so they could receive the quality counseling and advocacy they need, and to provide community education around these issues. They offer free services, peer-counseling and advocacy 24-hours a day.

24-Hour Hotline in English and Español: (510) 845-7273

Contra Costa County’s Mental Services

The Mental Health Services provides an array of opportunities for partners to work together in the spirit of hope toward recovery. This includes programs and services for children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and older adults of Contra Costa County.


Veterans Crisis Line

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. 

1-800-273-8255 Press 1


Narika is a local, Bay Area-based 501c3 non-profit which support survivors of domestic violence, especially from immigrant and South Asian populations, with culturally responsive and linguistically diverse case management, safety planning, legal & housing referrals, job & financial literacy programs, and wellness programs.



Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem. 

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