Are You Safe In Your Relationship?
You do not deserve to be hurt. Nothing you say or do causes your
partner to hurt you. We all get angry sometimes, but when we
do, we all have choices. We can choose to express ourselves in
healthy ways. Or we can be irresponsible and choose to hurt someone
else - which is not healthy.
Domestic Violence Agencies for Battered Women in Santa Clara County
24-hour victim counseling and referrals, battered women's shelters, restraining orders.
Domestic Violence Project of Santa Clara County
If you have just been physically hurt or are in immediate danger
of being hurt, call 9-1-1. If you or your family have
been physically or emotionally abused please read our victim's
handbook. If you live around Santa Clara County California you
can find immediate help here. Note: the illustrations on this
site may upset some people. It is not a site for young children.
Use your discretion wisely.
Support Network for Battered Women
The mission of the YWCA Support Network is to empower our diverse community to live free from domestic violence. Our vision is to end domestic violence, one family at the time. We look forward to the day that we are able to close our doors because no one in our community will have to fear harm from her/his intimate partner. Toll-free 24 hour crisis line in Santa Clara County:
Prepared by the Office of the Attorney General as a summary of
women's rights in important areas such as employment, economic
independence, education, housing, health care, domestic relations,
violent crimes and child care. It also provides other valuable
information related to those rights. There is, for example, a
section on crimes of violence against women and children, and
where victims can get help.