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
  • Lindsey Wert, MFT –
  • 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
  • Center for Domestic Peace 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;  707-528-2636
  • Guided To Safety – online resources for intimate partner violence and sexual assault; provides education focused on healthy teen dating relationships;


  • California Partnership to End Domestic Violence       1-800-524-4765
  • California’s Safe At Home Program  Provides survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault an official, substitute mailing address.  Call 1-877-322-5277 to enroll.

NATIONAL Resources:



  • 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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