department menu

Local/State Support

Domestic Violence Shelters

Those seeking shelter may call the individual shelters listed above or simply dial 888-385-4657 for assistance in locating a shelter with current bed availability.
Note: Many shelters do not accept pets however there are programs that will care for pets while victims are in shelter. Contact the Animal Safehouse Program to find out more: 760-753-6476.

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE)

VINE is a free service that allows victims, witnesses, and the public to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day.
Users are able to register an e-mail address and/or telephone number(s) in order to be notified when an inmate is released, is pending release (for sentenced inmates with scheduled release dates), or when transferred to a facility in another county or state prison. To register for VINE call 877-411-5588.

Safe at Home (SAH)

SAH is a free address confidentiality program for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking provided by the Secretary of State. SAH provides participants with a Sacramento post office box to be used as the participant’s official home address in order to safeguard the survivor’s actual location. For more information or to find a designated enrolling agency call toll-free 877-322-5227.

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence.