This is an excellent resource for help with any information related to domestic abuse. They advise victims and abusers, and those who want to help them. They have contact information for abuse support groups and shelters in all areas within the United States. They also have helpful articles on their website.
SEXUAL ASSAULT & CHILD ABUSE:
Project Sister (Los Angeles County, CA) 909-623-1619
CHRISTIAN GROUPS FOR WOMEN:
Called to Peace (Various locations)
Eagles Wings (Upland, CA)
Kennedy Austin Foundation
(Pomona, CA) 909-480-3357
OC United (Anaheim, CA) 714-928-7434
OC United (Fullerton, CA) 714-928-7434
SUPORT GROUPS FOR MALE VICTIMS:
(Los Angeles County, CA)
Good Neighbors (Compton, CA)
These are Christian therapists who are familiar with abuse issues. The fees are usually negotiable.
Charles Browning (Los Alamitos, CA)
Gwyn Erwin (Tustin, CA) 714-679-8444
Jeenie Gordon (West Covina, CA)
David Hawkins (Mill Creek, WA)
Ken Olson (Norco, CA)
Paula Scott (Fullerton, CA)
NOTE: Watch out for Nouthetic Counseling (AKA Biblical Counseling).
Nouthetic means 'to admonish.' This can be effective for abusers, but damaging for victims.
These sources offer free or low-cost
legal help for victims of abuse.
LACBA (Los Angeles, CA) 213-896-6491
(Free assistance with restraining order)
(San Dimas, CA) 888-407-4101
YWCA (Glendale, CA) 818-242-4155
LOW-COST COUNTY HELP:
To find free or low-cost services in the county where you live, dial 211.
Food, shelter, employment, medical,
mental, legal, parenting
Shelters guide the victims through the process of beginning a new life.
Door of Hope (San Diego, CA)
Doves (Big Bear, CA) 800-851-7601
Eagles Wings (Inland Empire, CA)
The Sheepfold (women & children) (Orange County, CA) 714-237-1444
Women’s & Children’s Crisis Center (Whittier, CA) 562-945-3939
SHELTERS THAT ACCEPT MEN:
Valley Oasis (Lancaster, CA)
Interval House (Anaheim ,CA)
When abusers are truly repentant,
these programs can help them learn
to change their behavior.
Hosanna Christian Fellowship (Bellflower, CA) 562-925-5093
Neighborhood Family Center
(Gardena, CA) 310-715-8885
West Advisory Christian Counseling
(Huntington Park, CA) 323-588-5971
MEVAC - Men Ending Verbal Abuse and Control (online forum) https://mevac.proboards.com/
Men of Peace (videos & workbook) http://www.chrismoles.org/coaching-with-chris
Meets the first Wednesday of every month 7pm-8pm
Claudette Ferris 626-695-4857
The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitative Relationships
Patrick Carnes PhD
Emotional Abuse: Silent Killer of Marriage Austin James
The Emotionally Destructive Marriage Leslie Vernick
Fool Proofing Your Life Jan Silvious
The Heart of Domestic Abuse
How He Gets into Her Head
Is it Me? Natalie Hoffman
No Visible Wounds Mary Susan Miller There is Hope James Maxwell
Verbal & Emotional Abuse June Hunt
The Verbally Abusive Relationship Patricia Evans
Violence Among Us
Brenda Branson/Paula Silva
Why Does He Do That?