Advocate Directory

Advocates for Victims of Assault
Mission statement

To provide survivor-defined, trauma-informed services which enhance safety and justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trauma, while promoting peace in our community.

Brief description of services provided

Advocates for Victims of Assault supports victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other trauma.
Program services:
Crisis intervention, limited transportation, operation of 24-hour domestic violence and sexual assault hotline, Assistance with rent, food, relocation and emergency financial assistance, Matched savings program where individuals work with their advocate to establish an agreed upon goal toward financial independence and self sufficiency, Provide contracted attorneys, free of charge, to represent victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in protection order hearings and U-Visa applications, Operate a low barrier pet-friendly emergency safe house for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their dependent children and Longer-term residency option for victims making 80% or less of the area median income.

Good to know (internal only)


  • Emergency hotel stays when the shelter is full or alternative sheltering options are needed
  • Meals for safe house residents, linens and other residential necessities regardless of gender or gender identity

Services available

24/7 Crisis phone number:
24/7 (crisis line)
County-specific services available

Additional Information

Ages served
Adults, Accompanied minors
Genders served
All Genders
Specializations/Sensitive to
Individuals experiencing homelessness, Refugees, Limited English proficient individuals, Victims of crime
Language capacity
English, Spanish, Mandarin, French
Faith-based organization
Insurance required?
Services provided if legal status is unclear

Hours of Operation

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm