Domestic Violence Program

Toll-Free 24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline

Trained staff are available to answer questions you have regarding resources available for victims of domestic violence, 24 hours a day. All calls remain strictly confidential. Clients may call to see if there are openings in CRC’s Domestic Violence Program, or be referred to other domestic violence services and housing that are available in San Diego County.


Emergency Shelter

Opened in 2004, Carol’s House is a 24-bed emergency shelter for all victims of domestic violence; it offers residents a safe home for 45 to 60 days in the emergency shelter while receiving concurrent services.
*Carol’s House is a County Funded Program

Transitional Housing

Domestic Violence Program participants are provided transitional housing at a lower rental cost and are able to continue receiving concurrent services.

Therapeutic Children’s Center

The Therapeutic Childrens Center (TCC) serves children under the age of 18 who live at Carols House, one of our Transitional Housing units, or whose families participate in our off-site Transitioning to Independence program.


Legal Advocacy

Free legal services for survivors of domestic violence are provided by our Legal Advocate, including: Restraining Orders, Divorce, Child Custody/Visitation, Child & Spousal Support, Immigration Services, Court Accompaniment and Safe at Home Enrollment.
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Case Management

Program participants are able to work one-on-one with a case manager to set and work towards reaching self-set goals that will put them on the path to self –reliance, supporting and providing safety for themselves and their families.


Education & Outreach

CRC educators offer violence prevention presentations and training to schools, groups, businesses, and individuals including: Understanding Domestic and Dating Violence, Domestic Violence (DV) in the Workplace and 40-Hour DV Training.