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 & Transitional Housing

Survivors of domestic violence can find safety at our emergency shelter with a 45 to 60 day stay available and the option of transitional housing. Carol’s House is a County Funded Program.

Housing First

Survivors of domestic violence can receive housing assistance and supportive services, including flexible funds for moving expenses, child care and more.

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 & Prevention

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


Mariana’s Story
With no family or friends close by to provide help, Mariana and two of her children, Joseph and Eva, turned to ...