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Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Everyone deserves a relationship where they are loved, supported, and safe. If you or someone you love may be in an abusive situation, please use one of these local resources to explore your options. Domestic violence is preventable, and there are resources available to help anyone who is experiencing relationship or domestic violence. (updated Nov. 2023)

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National Domestic Violence Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.855.812.1001

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255

Community Resource Center

650 2nd St, Encinitas, CA 92024 | 877-633-1112 (domestic violence hotline) |

The Community Resource Center, based in North San Diego County, provides emergency domestic violence shelter, case management, and counseling for survivors. They also have emergency assistance programs to improve access to food and housing. Click here to visit their website.

North County Lifeline (San Diego office)

4180 Ruffin Rd, Ste 295, San Diego, CA 92123 | 760-726-4900 (access & crisis line)

North County Lifeline provides emergency shelter, counseling & therapy, and supportive services for people fleeing domestic violence. They also work to prevent human trafficking and build self-reliance among San Diegans of all ages and backgrounds. Click here to visit their website.

Center for Community Solutions

4508 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109 | 888-385-4657 (crisis hotline)

The Center for Community Solutions provides emergency and long-term shelter for people fleeing domestic violence situations, legal services, and counseling services. They also partner with local youth groups and organizations to talk about healthy relationships and domestic violence prevention education. Click here to visit their website.

YWCA San Diego (Vi McKinney Becky’s House Shelter)

619-234-3164 (crisis hotline)

The YWCA Becky’s House Shelter provides temporary, safe housing for people in need of immediate protection from domestic violence situations. They also provide crisis counseling and supportive services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Your Safe Place – A Family Justice Center

1122 Broadway, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92101 | 619-533-6000

Your Safe Place provides free services to anyone experiencing domestic or family violence, from legal support to mental health counseling to gun violence protection. They also provide resources in cases of sex trafficking and elder abuse. Click here to visit their website.