If you have experienced relationship or sexual violence, it may feel as though you are alone and that no one will understand what is happening to you. This feeling is real, but it is not accurate. You are not alone. There are people on your campus and in your community who care and want to help.
Relationship violence and sexual assault hotlines are staffed by counselors who can help you decide what is best for you. Referrals to other community resources are also provided. Hotlines are open 24 hours a day and call information is kept anonymous and confidential.
LACAAW (24 hour English and Spanish, Los
(213) 626-3393; (310) 392-8383
Center for the Pacific Asian Family (provides counseling in various Asian languages): (323) 653-4042
East L.A. Women's Center (24 hour English and Spanish): 1(800) 585-6231
Valley Trauma Center (San Fernando, Santa Clarita area): (818) 866-0453
Shelters are a safe place to stay when you want to leave a violent situation. Many shelters provide other services such as counseling and legal help. Locations are kept confidential.