Domestic Violence Shelters
If you are in immediate danger, CALL 911 and leave as soon as possible.
If you or someone you know has been abused or threatened with abuse by an intimate partner, call the confidential 24-hour National Domestic Violence Hotline for help today at 1 (800) 799-SAFE(7233), TTY: 1 (800) 787-3224
What is a Domestic Violence Shelter?
Domestic violence shelters are safe places where domestic violence and abuse victims can get help and temporary housing. Because many domestic violence victims are threatened with homelessness, shelters for domestic abuse victims are critical.
How does a Domestic Violence Shelter Help Victims?
Domestic violence shelters provide victims of abuse and their children/families with immediate protection from danger and safe, emergency shelter and longer term transitional housing. This gives victims of abuse time to recover and rebuild their lives. Domestic violence shelters also offer a variety of services and referrals that include:
- Housing assistance
- Employment assistance
- Legal services
Get Help from LA Domestic Violence Shelters
Los Angeles has a network of agencies that provide shelter and services to victims of domestic violence. If you are a victim and seek placement at one of our shelters please call one of the phone numbers listed below.
(800) 479-7328 Toll Free
(800) 339-3940 Toll Free/Speaks Asian languages
More Resources for Domestic Violence Victims
Below are other resources and organizations that specialize in helping domestic violence victims:
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Phone: (866) 331-9474
TTY: (866) 331-8453
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office
Learn about the Family Violence Prosecution Unit here.