If you are a victim of domestic violence and need shelter, Los Angeles County has a variety of resources available to help. There are currently 15 domestic violence and abuse shelters and programs in the area, 7 of which offer a hotline and 12 offer emergency shelters. Jenesse is one such organization that provides holistic, trauma-informed and culturally sensitive services to restore families affected by domestic and sexual violence. They also promote prevention initiatives to foster and maintain healthy, violence-free communities.
If you are a victim of domestic violence and are not a citizen (undocumented or have temporary legal status) but have children, you may be eligible to apply for immigration status for you and your children confidentially under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).In addition to the resources available in Los Angeles County, there are also 39 shelters and programs against domestic violence and abuse in nearby cities such as Glendale, Pasadena and North Hollywood. These organizations provide a variety of services to help victims of domestic violence, including hotlines, emergency shelters, counseling, legal assistance, and more. No matter where you are located in Los Angeles County, there is help available for those who are experiencing domestic violence. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please call the hotline below or visit one of the many shelters in the area. Together we can work towards creating a safe environment for all.