Domestic Violence Services and Confidential Shelters (FREE)
For a list of all of the organizations participating in the SoCal Safe Shelter Collaborative shelter bed referrals program, visit here.
The below hotlines are answered by trained
professionals 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Multiple languages available. These organizations offer confidential shelter, counseling, legal assistance, and much more.
Center for Community Solutions (North County) 760-747-6282, 888-385-4657
Community Resource Center (North County) 877-633-1112
Women’s Resource Center (North County)
Center for Community Solutions (Coastal)
YWCA of San Diego County (Central)
Center for Community Solutions (East County) 619-697-7477, 888-385-4657
South Bay Community Services (South County) 800-640-2933, 619-420-3620
Restraining Order Help
You can get FREE help with a restraining order application if you are a victim or survivor of domestic violence. Click here for help at the Superior Court of California's website.
Chadwick Center for Children and Families - RCHD
North County 760-967-7082 option 3
South Bay 619-420-5611
To learn more about how children are impacted by domestic violence, click here.
Child Welfare Services
Local SD County resources and the Child Abuse Hotline
Aging and Independence Services
Resources for elders (65+) and dependent adults 800-339-4661
Fostering Healthy Relationships
Check out this link to learn more about where your relationship falls on the spectrum (from healthy to unhealthy to abusive).
Know Your Risk for Future Serious Harm or Injury -- Take This Anonymous Quiz
Mental Health and Substance Misuse Resources
National helpline for mental health and/or substance use disorders 24/7, confidential, free, English and Spanish
San Diego Methamphetamine Hotline
877/NO-2-METH or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Access and Crisis Line
24/7 support and referrals to services in San Diego County
More Helpful Services
San Diego Family Justice Center (Central)
619-533-6000, 866-933-4673 (Main Numbers)
619-533-3592 (Military Liaison)
Jewish Family Services – Project Sarah
(serves all survivors regardless of religion)
Southern Indian Health Council
Indian Health Council
License to Freedom
(serves immigrants and refugees)
Rancho Coastal Humane Society
Animal Safehouse Program (North County)
Stalking Information Line - SD District Attorney’s Office
North County LGBTQ Resource Center
San Diego LGBT Community Center
San Diego City Attorney’s Office,
Victim Services Coordinators