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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic surge, Family Services' offices are currently closed to public walk-ins.  Normal hours of operation remain while staff conducts services remotely or by appointment only. As always, essential crisis services will remain available.   Read more.

Domestic Violence Services

The following services are available for adult survivors of domestic violence with or without children.

Crisis Response

  • In-person response to victims wherever they may be (school, hospital, clinic, police station, etc.)
  • Emotional support, peer counseling, and safety planning for victims and their children
  • Hospital support and advocacy
  • Follow up support, information, and referrals to services such as Medi-Cal or other providers

Shelter & Transitional Support

  • Emergency shelter for survivors and their children at Karen’s House
  • Longer-term transitional housing in single-family apartments
  • Case management
  • Financial empowerment training
  • Child advocacy and enrichment activities for children

Legal Advocacy Services

  • Assistance with filing restraining orders, custody orders, and child support responses  
  • Support for survivors and families going through the court process, including accompanying survivors to legal appointments and hearings
  • Assistance with legal representation may be available in more complex cases

Professional Counseling

  • No-cost professional counseling for survivors and their children
  • Free survivor support groups

For confidential information and support, please call our 24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline: 559-732-5941 or 800-448-2044.

Thank you to our generous sponsors.

  • The Sence Foundation
  • First 5 Tulare County
    First 5 Tulare County
  • The Law Office of Afreen A. Kaelble
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