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Domestic Abuse Prevention/Support Organizations

Shalom Bayit

Ending Domestic Violence in Jewish Homes
Toll free helpline
(866) 742-5667 (SHALOM-7)
Peninsula Office: (650) 574-7233 (SAFE)
Outside Bay Area: (510) 451-7233 (SAFE)

  • Member Recommended

National Domestic Abuse Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

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Woman, Inc.

Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc. (WOMAN, Inc.) has operated since 1978 as a community-based, multi-service agency, serving survivors of domestic violence in San Francisco and the larger Bay Area.
24 hour Crisis hotline: (415) 864-4722, 1-877-DVHELPU
Therapy programs to provide support for domestic abuse survivors (in English and Spanish): 
Each Wednesday 11am-12:30pm
333 Valencia Street suite 450
San Francisco CA 94103

San Francisco Police Department - Domestic Violence Response Unit

850 Bryant St, Rm 454
San Francisco, CA 94103
Office hours 0800-1700
Monday through Friday
Telephone (415) 553-9225

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La Casa de Las Madres

The mission of La Casa de las Madres is to respond to calls for help from domestic violence victims, of all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Provides counseling, crisis support, legal support, and shelter for victims of domestic abuse (women, children, teens).
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 1-877-503-1850 (Adult), 1-877-923-0700 (Teen)
Counseling and Supportive Services: 1-415-503-0500
24-hour Emergency Shelter (call crisis hotline to arrange)

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Family and Children Services (Child Welfare)

Government agency supporting families and children in SF. Provides crisis and counseling, support, information and resources.
24 hour Hotline: (800) 856-5553 -- Phones are answered by a live person. You can also make a confidential report if you suspect a child is being abused.

Family Resource Centers provide resources, childcare, counseling and information -

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The Riley Center

St. Vincent de Paul Society offers safe and confidential services for women/children in abusive relationships.

24 hour Crisis hotline: (415) 255-0165

Emergency Shelter (Rosalie House) -- 12 week, 23 bed emergency shelter for women and children, confidentially located in SF. Priority to those in immediate danger. 

Transitional Shelter (Brennan House) -- 31 bed transitional housing program. Women and their children may stay up to 15 months. Confidentially located in SF. If you are interested in transitional housing, call (415) 255-2894.

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Safe & Sound Family Support Center

Doors are open to parents from 9:00 AM–2:00 PM, and to families from 10:00 AM–2:00 PM Monday–Thursday. You don’t need a reason to stop by.

1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

(415) 668-0494

Legal Services

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Family Violence Project

Organization that provides support, hotline, support groups, advocacy & referrals (including court advocacy), shelter, and transitional housing to victims of domestic abuse.
Confidential 24/7 hotline: (207) 623-3569 or 1-877-890-7788.

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Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic

A collaborative city-wide project which helps domestic violence survivors in San Francisco get restraining orders against their abusers. The services are free and confidential. It is the main way in which women in San Francisco obtain restraining orders.
Call for appt. (415) 864-4722

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