How to get help

Domestic Violence Resources
San Diego County

There is help for those who are dealing with the reality or aftermath of domestic violence.

If you or someone you know is in danger, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

There is also an online chat service available or you can text LOVEIS to 22522.

Family Justice Center


Center for Community Solutions

Women's Resource Center

Community Resource Center


One Safe Place

One Safe Place provides free support services all under one roof to anyone who has experienced family violence, child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, hate crimes, elder abuse, human trafficking, violent loss, or other crimes. Services include safe housing, trauma support, forensic medical exams, legal assistance, and child counseling

If you need help, please call (760) 290-3690.

1050 Los Vallecitos Blvd.
San Marcos, CA 92069

Women’s Resource Center

Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is dedicated to providing the highest quality supportive services, counseling, shelter, and education to North San Diego County women, children, and men involved in or threatened by domestic violence or sexual assault.

If you need help, please call (760) 757-3500.

Women’s Resource Center
1963 Apple St.
Oceanside, CA 92054

Center for Community Solutions

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) operates the only 24-hour toll free county-wide crisis line for crisis intervention and information referrals related to domestic violence and sexual assault in San Diego. The hotline provides person-to-person crisis counseling by trained staff and volunteers. All hotline services are free and confidential, in English and Spanish.

If you need help, please call (888) 385-4657.

4508 Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA 92109

YWCA San Diego County

The Vi McKinney Becky’s House Shelter, a 30-day emergency shelter, offers free services to women, men, and children in need of immediate protection from their abusers in a secure, confidential facility. Becky’s House transitional housing program provides safe housing and family services, up to 12 months, for individuals and families in multiple apartment communities. In the program, clients focus on overcoming trauma, developing life skills, improving employment, increasing income, and obtaining permanent housing.

If you need help, please call (619) 234-3164.

YWCA San Diego County
1012 C Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Community Resource Center

Community Resource Center (CRC) provides emergency shelter and comprehensive services supporting families affected by domestic violence, and works to prevent violence through educational programs. Domestic Violence Program participants receive comprehensive social services to facilitate the transition to healthier, happier, and safer lives.

If you need help, please call (877) 633-1112.

650 2nd St, Encinitas
CA 92024

South Bay Community Services (SBCS)

Supporting the well-being and prosperity of San Diego children, youth and families. Service provided include, child well-being, youth development, emergency shelters, domestic violence response team, counselling services, children’s mental health program, and so on.

If you need help, please call their 24/7 Hotline (800) 640-2933.
Office: (619) 420-3620

430 F Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition

Strong Hearted Native Women’s Coalition, Inc. works to bring awareness against sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sex-trafficking, and murdered & missing in Southern California. Services provided include shelter program provided by Kiicha and legal assistance.

If you need help, please call their 24/7 Hotline (844) 762-8483.
Office: (760) 746-8941 ext.106

San Diego Family Justice Center

The San Diego Family Justice Center, the first center of its kind in the U.S., provides help and hope to victims of family violence — adults and children. Every day, those affected by family violence, child abuse, and elder abuse, find safety, protection from their abuser, legal help, counseling, food, clothing, spiritual support, medical assistance, and so many other free services from the center’s professionals and volunteers.

If you need help, please call (866) 933-4673

1122 Broadway, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101