Domestic and family violence resources

Resources for people experiencing domestic violence in San Francisco.

You are not alone. 24/7 help is available if you need support. Reach out for help if your partner or someone in your life is:

  • Putting you down
  • Hurting you
  • Threatening you
  • Making you feel afraid

In an emergency, call 911

If it is not safe to call 911, you can text to 911. 

24-hour National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call 1-800-799-7233 anytime.

Chat with advocates anytime.

Asian Women's Shelter

Asian Women’s Shelter provides for survivors of domestic violence and their children:

  • Emergency shelter
  • Intensive case management
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Language access
  • Referrals

They also provide:

  • Case management services for youth survivors of sex trafficking
  • Specialized services for transgender survivors of violence

Languages: English and 26 Asian languages.

Call their 24-Hour Crisis Line at 877-751-0880

Brennan House

18 months of transitional housing for female survivors of domestic violence and their children. Residency includes domestic violence counseling, support groups and advocacy. 

Call 415- 255- 2894

3453 18th Street
San Francisco CA 94110

Cameron House: Social Services

Cameron House provides social services, counseling, case management, advocacy, and accompaniment to appointments to Asian women and their children, many of whom are new immigrants and/or survivors of domestic violence.

Call 415-781-0401

920 Sacramento Street 
San Francisco, CA 94110

Community United Against Violence (CUAV)

CUAV is for LGBTQQ survivors of domestic violence, hate violence or sexual assault. Counseling, temporary restraining orders, advocacy, brief therapy, limited emergency housing, youth program for domestic violence, youth job training.

Mixed-gender support group for domestic violence survivors.

Call our SafetyLine at 415-333-4357 or email Leave a message with your contact information.

427 S Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94103

La Casa De Las Madres

La Casa offers a comprehensive continuum of support services. The adult and teen hotlines provide 24-hour crisis counseling resources and referrals. The Domestic Violence response team strives to reduce trauma by offering victims on-site crisis assistance and legal support.

The emergency shelter program provides up to 8 weeks of safety and support to women and children fleeing violence. The drop-in counseling center provides domestic violence victims and survivors with practical and emotional support. 

24-Hour Adult Crisis Line: 877-503-1850

24-Hour Teen Crisis Line: 877-923-0700.

24-Hour Text Crisis Line: 415-200-3575.

1269 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Saint Vincent de Paul Society—Riley Center

Saint Vincent de Paul Society has 2 programs:

The Rosalie House provides emergency shelter and supportive services for battered women and their children, including individual and group counseling, case management services, parenting groups, employment referrals and a children’s program.

The Brennan House provides transitional housing and supportive services for battered women and their children.

24-Hour Crisis Line: 415-255-0165

1175 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Woman, Inc.

Woman, Inc has a crisis line for survivors of domestic violence. Call for crisis management, group and individual therapy, referrals, and support groups.

Services in English and Spanish.

24-Hour Crisis Line: 415-864-4722

Toll free 24/7 Support Line / Linea de Apoyo Gratuita 24-horas: 877-384-3578

26 Boardman Place
San Francisco, CA 94103

SF Police Department Special Victim's Unit

On-call team is active 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Call 415-553-9225.

Family and Children's Services (FCS) Hotline

If you suspect a child is being harmed, report or consult with a protective services social worker.
Call 800-856-5553 anytime.
Anyone can make a confidential report of suspected child abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Be prepared to provide the child’s name, address, approximate age, and situation.
If a child is in immediate danger, call 911.

Adult Protective Services (APS) Hotline

Anyone can make a confidential or anonymous report if they suspect that an older adult or a person with a disability who lives in San Francisco is experiencing abuse or self-neglect. 

To report neglect or abuse, call:

Reports that do not involve physical abuse or require immediate attention can also be made online at

Last updated July 15, 2020