Domestic Violence

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  • If you are concerned about being quarantined in an unsafe home situation or need help, all DV shelter resources are generally available on: The National Domestic Violence Hotline is also available 24/7 at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3223 (TTY)

  • This link has an update on bed availability for DV shelters in San Diego County, programs provide bed count updates throughout the week. It is highly encouraged for people to call the hotline directly for more information.

  • Center for Community Solutions (CCS) shelters and hotline are remaining open. Crisis hotline is free, confidential, and operates 24/7 in Spanish and English. Please call us at 1-888-385-4657

  • Community Resource Center (CRC) 24/7 domestic violence hotline and emergency shelters are operating as usual. Case managers and counselors are primarily offering phone sessions. Hotline: (877) 633-1112 | (Spanish available)

  • YWCA San Diego County offers shelter and services for Domestic Violence Victims/Survivors 24/7, their hotline is free, confidential and operates 24/7. Availability for singles, families: small and large. Spanish available, call 619-234-3164.

  • South Bay Community Services (SBCS): All DV services are still operating. Some are being offered virtually (ex: therapy and DV Advocacy), however shelter is still open and staffed. If you have any families in imminent danger and fleeing DV please encourage them to still reach out to our agency for a hotline screening: 1-800-640-2933

  • Family Justice Center (FJC)

      • Physical location is temporarily closed to the public, but the Family Justice Center staff are providing telephonic advocacy, resource referrals, and safety planning services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking at 619-533-6000 from 8:00-5:00 Monday through Friday

      • Community Partners continue to offer services remotely. Therapists are providing services through telehealth. Forensic examinations continue to be on site. Palomar Health is implementing procedures if a DV and/or SA victim has symptoms of COVID-19. San Diego Police Department, DV Unit still on site but they are not offering police reports to DV clients. If police reports are needed, it can be done at SDPD headquarters downtown.

      • Restraining order attorneys are starting phone consult systems. There are challenges to assisting clients remotely.

      • Court houses are mostly closed until April 3 but ex parte requests for gun violence restraining orders and domestic violence restraining orders are still be accepted.

Additional resources can be found here at COVID-19 Resources for San Diego County.