Welcome to our Domestic Violence resources

Learn more about empowerment and safety

It is common for someone’s mental and emotional well-being to be impacted after experiencing a traumatic event. Reaching out to people who can support you is an essential part of your healing and recovery. It is never too early or too late to seek support.


National Support 

-National Domestic Violence Hotline at
800-799-SAFE (7233).

-National Network to End Domestic Violence: Significant resources and legal updates.

-Domestic shelters: Can help an individual find the closest shelter to their actual location. This site has many great educational links and services.

-The local YWCA usually has an abundance of resources, support and advocacy for individuals in need of assistance around domestic violence.
Find the nearest one to you.

-Anti-Violence Project has contact information for most major cities. 

-RAINN (Rape, Assault, & Incest National Network) Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673).

-Nonconsensual Pornography Hotline: 844-878-2274.

-Victim Connect Hotline: 855-484-2846. 

What Shelters can offer:

>Emergency shelter, transitional shelter, Individual Counseling, Legal Assistance, Medical Assistance, Clothes, Transportation Assistance, Resume Help, Art Therapy and more 

>Children’s counseling/services 

>Victims Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA) to protect your job and protect you in the workplace

>Information about the Safe Homes Act that allows renters who are victims to terminate their lease early or get their locks changed

>Information about adding protections for family pets to an Order of Protection

>Information about safety planning and strategies to increase safety such as providing a copy of an Order of Protection to an employer or to a child’s school; or varying routines including the time victims leave for work or the routes traveled

>Relocation support Prescriptions and medical services

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse (not in a nursing home) 24-Hour Hotline: 866-800-1409 (voice), 1-888-206-1327 (TTY) (Department on Aging, Senior Help Line)

Books and information to aid in healing and understanding abuse

Child abuse: National Child Abuse Hotline 1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453) www.childhelpusa.org

John 10:10 ~The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.


Local Support  

Valley Oasis Shelter Emergency Shelter Hotline 661-945-6736 hoursBusiness 661-266-1948 hours 6-10 mi Emergency Services, Legal and Financial Assistance Services, Counseling Services, Housing Services, Support Services, Children's Services, Community Educational Services. Program Program reports that it provides residential facility for people to live temporarily.

Child & Family Center Domestic Violence Program
Hotline 661-259-4357hoursBusiness 661-259-9439 - further than 20 mi Emergency Services, Legal and Financial Assistance Services, Counseling Services, Housing Services, Support Services, Children's Services, and Community Educational Services.

Helping Hands Resource Center Primary
   818-984-4411 -further than 20 mi Emergency Services, Counseling Services, Support Services, Children's Services, and Community Educational Services.

YWCA Glendale DV Program Pet Options -Hotline 888-999-7511 Business 818-242-4155- further than 20 mi Emergency Services, Legal and Financial Assistance Services, Counseling Services, Support Services, Children's Services, and Community Educational Services.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

24 Hour Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking call now.

Futures Without Violence is a health and social justice nonprofit with a simple mission: to heal those among us who are traumatized by violence today – and to create healthy families and communities free of violence tomorrow.

Break the Silence for TEENS

Teens Support 


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Youth: GLBT National Help Center, Youth Talkline 1.800.246.PRIDE (7743)


Advocates for Youth – www.advocatesforyouth.org


Teen Mental Health – www.teenmentalhealth.org

Abuse/Neglect of a person with a mental illness/developmental disability

Adult Protective Services at 1-866-800-1409 

Human Rights Violation Guardianship and Advocacy Commission 1-866-274-8023 (Voice) (708) 338-7500 (Outside of Illinois)

EN ESPANOL

Si usted sospecha que un individuo discapacitado ha sido abusado, descuidado o estafado económicamente, repórtelo a la Oficina del Inspector General del DHS al: 1-800-368-1463 voz/TTY. Todas las otras llamadas serán transferidas a la Línea de Ayuda para Clientes del DHS: 800-843-6154 inglés o español 800-447-6404 TTY

Additional Resources: 

LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline:
1-866-356-6998

Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault
By creating space, opportunities, training, and support for Women of Color to enhance and sustain their personal and professional leadership goals while building community and sisterhood among Women of Color in the anti-sexual assault movement.