CALL 911 NOW if you are in DANGER!

LOCAL Resources:

  • YWCA 24-hour hotline, 707-546-1234 (Se Habla Espanol)
  • Verity 24/7 Crisis Line, 707-545-7273,
  • Verity’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocate
    within Petaluma Police Department, 707-778-4533
  • Karen Nemrow, MA, MFT – counseling & psychotherapy
  • Cynthia Wilcox-Rittgers, Phd, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Family Justice Center, 707-565-8255
    2755 Mendocino Avenue Suite 100, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    apply for a restraining order, find shelter and if not a citizen or permanent resident of U.S. obtain legal and procedural advice from bilingual caseworkers
  • Marin Abused Women Services hotline:  415-924-6616,
  • M.E.N. Men Evolving Non-violently offers services to help men who have decided they want to change their abusive or unproductive behavior
  • Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women 1-888-743-5754


NATIONAL Resources:

  • National Domestic Violence hotline                                 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network)                     1-800-656-4673
  • California’s Safe At Home Program         To enroll call 1-877-322-5277         Provides survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault an official, substitute mailing address.
  • The NationalCoalition Against Domestic Violence         
  • National Network to End Domestic Violence                      


  • Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence               
  • Deaf Hope (Deaf survivors of DV & sexual assault)                
    Deaf Hope HOTLINE:                                                      
  • Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project                               
  • Institute on Domestic Violence in the
    African American Community                                          
  • National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of
    Domestic Violence                                                                  
  • The Northwest Network (LBGT Abuse Survivors)           


  • American Bar Association             
  • Women’s Law Initiative                                   
  • Legal Aid of Sonoma County, 707-542-1290, 1105 N. Dutton Avenue, Santa Rosa
  • Family Law Facilitator Self-Help Center, 3055 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa

2 responses to “Resources”

  1. Anita LaFollette

    Can I get the forms for a restraining order on this sight? Where? Do they have clinics in Petaluma?

    1. guidedtosafety


      We do not offer restraining order forms on our site. Please contact the Family Justice Center, 707-565-8255,,

      Feel free to contact us should you have any further questions.

      ~ Trisha Almond
      Guided To Safety

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