Domestic Violence 101 Resource List

Cardboard silhouettes stood outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse to bring awareness to domestic violence and how it impacts during Domestic Violence Awareness Month which is in October.

National Hotlines (Confidential, anonymous, 24/7):

•The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

•National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

•The National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text 233733

•Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Hotline:1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

•Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-8255 or text“HOME” to 741-741

•Ayuda en Español: 1-888-628-9454•Deaf/Hard of Hearing Lifeline: Via TTF & Chat 1-800-799-4889

•California Youth Crisis Line: Crisis support for youth. Call 1-800-843-5200 •Elderly Friendship Line: For ages 60+. Call 1-800-971-0016

•The Trevor Project: For LGBTQ youth. Call 1-866-488-7386

Local Hotlines (Local support available 24 hours, 7 days a week):

•North Coast Rape Crisis Team: Free and confidential services for survivors of all ages and genders, regardless of when assault happened. Counseling, advocacy and more. Will accept collect calls. Eureka: 707-445-288, Del Norte: 707-465-2851

•Humboldt Domestic Violence Services: Emergency services for domestic violence and human trafficking survivors. Call for more information. 707-443-6042 or 1-866-668-6543

•Youth Service Bureau: Crisis intervention, family mediation and temporary shelter. 707-444- 2273

•Child Welfare Services, Emergency Response, Abuse Reports: Report child abuse. 707-445-6180

•Adult Protective Services, Elder Abuse Reports: Report abuse. 707-476-2100/1-866-527-8614

•Humboldt County Mental Health: Same-Day Services 707-445-7715. Assessments and referrals for ongoing treatment also available for moderate to severe mental health concerns.

•WISH Southern Humboldt: Domestic violence shelter and emergency services. 707-223-0043

Native American Family and Domestic Violence Resources:

•Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria: 707-733-1900 x 225

•Blue Lake Rancheria: 707-668-5101

•California Indian Legal Services: Legal representation for Native Americans. 707-443-8397

•California Tribal TANF Partnership: Educational training, career and employment opportunities for Indian families. Eureka Office707-476-0344

•Hoopa Valley Tribal Human Services Dept. :

Counseling, Support Groups, Indian Child Welfare, Court Advocacy. Call 530-625-4236

•Hoopa Valley Tribal Court: 530-625-4305

•Karuk Tribe of Northern California: 530-842-9228

•K’ima:w Medical Center: 530-625-4261

•Northern California Indian Development Council: 707-445-8451

•NIWHONGWH XW E:NA:WH Stop the Violence Coalition: 530-625-1662

•Positive Indian Family Network: 530-625-4816

•Table Bluff Rancheria707-733-5055

•Shu’-‘aa-xuu-dvn (In a Good Way-Place) Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation: Call to talk about your relationship and to find help. 707-487-2089.

•Two Feathers Native American Family Services: Local support for Native families, family therapy and counseling, and mental health programs for Native youth throughout Humboldt County.707-839-1933.

•United Indian Health Services: Medical and behavioral (mental) health care for those of Native descent. Call 707-825-5000 to learn more

.•Yurok Tribe: Eureka:707-444-0433, Klamath: 707-481-1350, Weitchpec: 530-625-4130

Victim Advocacy & Legal Resources:

•District Attorney Victim Witness: Help for victims or witnesses to crimes. 707-445-7417.

•California Victim’s Compensation Program: Victims of violent crime can apply for compensation for medical expenses, funeral expenses, relocation costs and more. Please note: in most cases, claims must be filed within one year of the crime. Toll free 800-777-9229.

•Family Court Self-Help Center at County Courthouse: Provides help with family and civil law, including custody issues. 707-445-7256. See schedule here.

•Legal Services of Northern California: Legal help for vulnerable populations.Eureka:707-445-0866.

Additional local support for Children, Youth and Families:

•2-1-1: Find local resources fast. Call 211.

•Arcata House: Transitional Shelter. Providing services to people who are homeless in Arcata and Humboldt. 707-822-4528.

•CalWORKs: Employment assistance and financial assistance to help Humboldt families become more self-sufficient. Eligible participants may also qualify for HumWORKs for those recovering from substance use, violence or mental health issues. To apply, call 877-410-8809.

•Changing Tides Family Services: Childcare, mental and behavioral healthcare services for youth and families, and parenting support. Call 707-444-8293 or Toll Free 800-795-3554

•Fortuna Adventist Community Services: 3-day emergency shelter for domestic violence survivors. Call 707-725-1166 to find out about current availability.

•Humboldt County Community Resource List: Published as a collaboration between DHHS and St. Joseph’s Hospital. Find local services and supports online.

•New Beginnings: Private, faith-based shelter and one-year transitional living program for abused women. Low cost. 24/7 helpline 206-0522-9472 or call office 206-783-4520.

•Northcoast Children’s Services: Headstart, Early Headstart, State Preschool, Child Development Centers, Recreation Program, Family Partnership Program services include parenting support, transportation assistance, social services information and assistance. Call 707-822-7206 or 800-808-7206.

•Paso a Paso: Spanish Language Childbirth Education, New Parents Classes, Breastfeeding Support Group. Call 707-599-2474 or 707-441-4477.

•The Pregnancy Care Center of the North Coast provides emergency resources to someone who is fleeing a domestic violence situation in the way of clothing for the woman and her children, diapers, formula, baby food, portable beds, etc. All at no cost and confidential. 

J. Rophe Medical provides pregnancy testing and ultrasounds to women who may find themselves pregnant or think they might be. They are given referrals to maternity homes and other resources that might be useful. All at no cost and confidential. Call (707) 442-2345

•Redwood Community Action Agency: Emergency Shelter Program, Multiple Assistance Center, Bridgehouse and Safe Haven. (707) 269-2075.

•Planned Parenthood: Healthcare services and education for women, parents and teensat 3225 Timber Falls Ct., Eureka.(707) 442-5709.

•DHHS Transition Age Youth (TAY) Program: For youth ages 16 to 26. Employment training, independent living skills program, counseling, peer support, food, clothing and more. Call 707-476-4944 or drop-in at 4333 M St., Eureka on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.•Youth Service Bureau: Crisis intervention, family mediation and temporary shelter. 707-444- 2273.

•Making Headway Center for brain injury recovery. Counseling, batterer-intervention programs and more. Call 707-442-7668.

•First5 Playgroups: For kids ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. Great way to connect with community. Locations throughout Humboldt County. Call 707-445-7389.

•St. Joseph Health Community Resource Centers: Referrals, health information and support with applications, employment, clothing, food and more. Call the center near you for more information.

LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Victim Support:

•Community United Again Violence (CUAV): Resources for LGBTQI persons dealing with violence or abuse. Leave a message at 415-333-HELP (4357). Services require an intake assessment.

•Family Acceptance Project: Resources to support families of LGBTQ youth. Helps religiously and ethnically diverse families decrease rejection and increase support to promote LGBTQ child well-being.

•Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN): Resources for students, educators and administrators. To create more inclusive K-12 school environments for LGBTQ students.

•LGBT Youth Talk Line: 1-800-246-7743Free, confidential phone, chat and email support for LGBT youth up to age 25. Talk about coming-out issues, gender identity, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety, safer-sex information, and more. Hours Mon-Fri 1-9p.m., Sat 9a.m.-2p.m.

•Planned Parenthood: Healthcare, education, referrals. Spare Change program for teens.707-442-5709.

•Queer Humboldt: Community resources, referrals, network. Sign up for e-newsletter on their site, learn about LGBTQ events in Humboldt County. 707-834-4839

•The Raven Project for Youth: Street outreach education and center for teens. Garden group, Queer coffeehouse and drop-in hours Mon & Fri 1-4:30 p.m. 707-443-7099. 523 T Street, Eureka.

•Humboldt State University Womxn’s Resource Center: Menstrual and safer sex supplies, programs, workshops and safe spaces for womxn.(707) 826-4216

Local Mental Health Supports:

•North American Mental Health Services: Free tele- mental health services for Partnership Medi-Cal members. No diagnosis needed for talk therapy. Tele psychiatry, bilingual and youth-serving professionals available. Faith-based counseling upon request only. 530-646-7269 ext. 1305.

•Beacon Mental Health Services: Free to Partnership Medi-Cal members, always. Up to 6 sessions per month. Call 855-765-9703 to determine eligibility, complete assessment and find a clinician.

•Humboldt Family Service Center: Mental health services on a sliding scale. Medi-Cal accepted. Free walk-ins Mon. 12-4 pm. 1802 California St., Eureka. 707-443-7358.

•Kunle Centre: Weekend warm-line for people living with mental health issues who need to talk. Available Fri-Sun from 6 p.m.-12 a.m. Call 707-599-2381.

•Making Headway Center for brain injury recovery. Counseling, batterer-intervention programs and more. Call 707-442-7668.

Temporary Shelters:

•Harrington House: Temporary shelter for men, women and children in Crescent City. 707-465-3013.

•Humboldt Domestic Violence Services: Emergency shelter, temporary restraining order workshops offered Mon & Wed by appointment. Support groups for women and children. 707-443-6042 or toll-free 866-668-6543.

Resources for Spanish Speakers:

•Paso a Paso: Spanish Language Childbirth Education, New Parents Classes, Breastfeeding Support Group. Call 707-599-2474 or 707-441-4477.

•Changing Tides Family Services: Childcare, mental and behavioral healthcare services for youth and families, and parenting support. Call 707-444-8293 or Toll Free 800-795-3554

•Making Headway Center for brain injury recovery. Counseling, batterer-intervention programs and more. Call 707-442-7668.

•North American Mental Health Services: Free tele- mental health services for Partnership Medi-Cal members. No diagnosis needed for talk therapy. Tele psychiatry, bilingual and youth-serving professionals available. Faith-based counseling upon request only. 530-646-7269 ext. 1305.

•LatinoNet: For service providers. Community agency network that shares info and advocates for Spanish speaking families in Humboldt. 707-532-4246 or email info@latinonet.org.

•Promotores of Humboldt County: For service providers. Attend open bi-weekly meetings to learn more about what’s happening to improve the lives of Spanish speaking families.

Learn more online about healthy relationships:

•The National Domestic Violence Hotline: Thehotline.org has lots of information on how to identify abuse, healthy relationships, safety planning and more.

•LoveisRespect.org: Focused on teen dating violence. Need to talk about your relationship? Call 1-866-331-9474. Text “LOVEIS” to 22522. Chat online 24/7.Online interactive safety plans.

•BreaktheCycle.org: Learn about dating abuse and how to prevent it. For ages 12-24.

•OneLove: Information on healthy and unhealthy relationships. Great education and advocacy resource.

Apps that can help:

•My3 App: Free suicide prevention app. A safety plan for your phone. Upload contacts of important people from your network, list you distractions, and access 24/7 resources. •CalmHarm: Free app to support people dealing with impulses to self-harm.

•myPlanapp: Safety planning app for domestic violence. Please note: may increase risk of violence for a person whose partner monitors phone use. Can be used on a friend’s phone in that situation, if helpful. Traditional paper safety plans could be printed and used instead, if app isn’t a good