Local/State Support

Domestic Violence Shelters

Those seeking shelter may call the individual shelters listed above or simply dial 888-385-4657 for assistance in locating a shelter with current bed availability.

Note: Many shelters do not accept pets however there are programs that will care for pets while victims are in shelter. Contact the Animal Safehouse Program to find out more: 760-753-6476.

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE)

VINE is a free service that allows victims, witnesses, and the public to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day.

Users are able to register an e-mail address and/or telephone number(s) in order to be notified when an inmate is released, is pending release (for sentenced inmates with scheduled release dates), or when transferred to a facility in another county or state prison. To register for VINE call 877-411-5588.

Safe at Home (SAH)

SAH is a free address confidentiality program for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking provided by the Secretary of State. SAH provides participants with a Sacramento post office box to be used as the participant’s official home address in order to safeguard the survivor’s actual location. For more information or to find a designated enrolling agency call toll-free 877-322-5227.

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence.

San Diego Center for Community Solutions

San Diego State University has partnered with a local non-profit organization called the Center for Community Solutions (CCS) to provide services and support for:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Prevention and Outreach

 Founded in 1969, Center for Community Solutions (CCS) helps more than 10,000 adults and children each year to heal and prevent relationship and sexual violence. CCS operates the only rape crisis center in the city of San Diego along with a countywide 24-hour bilingual crisis helpline.

The nonprofit agency also provides emergency domestic violence shelters, hospital and court accompaniment, as well as legal and counseling services for those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. CCS also works with local community groups and schools to provide innovative prevention programs to promote healthy relationships and peaceful communities.

Visit the Center for Community Solution's website, to learn more today.