We begin with each person’s strengths and believe that is the starting point for service planning and healing;
We believe that each person is the expert in his/her own life;
Staff educates and guides victims in how to become agents of change in their own lives;
Each person actively participates in developing a service plan that meets his/her unique needs;
There is mutual accountability for case management and problem-solving;
Staff is respectful and honest in their communication with those we serve.
24 Hour Hotline (562) 402-4888
The 24-Hour Hotline provides callers with crisis intervention, safety assessment, and referrals to shelters and community agencies in English and Spanish.
The Emergency Shelter is a 22-bed, homelike facility in a confidential location where victims and their children live for up to 45 days while receiving individual and group counseling, case management, legal and social advocacy, tutoring, art therapy, and children’s services.
The Transitional Shelter, a 24-bed facility, is the next step in the healing process after the immediate crisis. Families live here for 6-9 months rent-free, while receiving counseling, life skills, parenting classes, case management, household establishment, and preparation for independent community living.
Walk-In Resource Center
The Walk-In Resource Center offers information and referrals, safety planning, Safe-At-Home application assistance, and support for abused men and women.
Community Education & Outreach
An active program of Community Education and Outreach promotes awareness, understanding and prevention of domestic violence through presentations, training, and workshops.