Domestic/Partner Violence

Immediate Support for Domestic/Partner Violence



YWCA Support Line: (800) 572-2782


Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

Next Door Solutions (NDS) is a domestic violence agency in Santa Clara County that helps survivors and families move out of crisis and violence and into safety, stability and self-sufficiency.
Website: Next Door Solutions
Chat: safechatsv.org
24/7 Crisis Hotline: (408) 279-2962

Legal Aid



YWCA

YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley Legal Services helps survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking file for restraining and/or civil harassment orders. We also assist survivors in filing limited family law paperwork, and accompany them to court in criminal, civil and family law hearings.
Services offered in multiple languages.
Office is in Sunnyvale, open on Fridays.
Website: YWCA Legal Services


Bay Area Legal Aid

BayLegal’s Domestic Violence Prevention Project takes a holistic approach to representing survivors from all walks of life. The family law unit’s services are designed to empower survivors with the information and options they need to stop the abuse and build safe, stable lives for themselves and their children. The project offers free legal assistance in obtaining restraining orders, divorces, support orders, safe custody, and visitation orders.
Services offered in multiple languages.
Domestic Violence Hotline: (888) 330-1940
Website: Bay Area Legal Aid Domestic Violence Prevention


Santa Clara County Restraining Order Self-Help Center

Website: Restraining Order Self-Help Center
They recommend bringing your own interpreter as court interpreters may not be available.


Legal Advocates for Children & Youth (LACY)

LACY advances the legal rights of children and youth. They provide: Free and confidential legal assistance to children and youth in juvenile dependency, family law, probate guardianship, education matters and numerous other practice areas; advocacy to improve court and community systems designed to protect and promote child welfare; and workshops to educate youth, parents, caregivers and members of the community about issues impacting child welfare and legal rights.
Website: Legal Advocates for Children and Youth