The Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Council (DVC) provides leadership in the creation and support of a victim/survivor-centered, coordinated countywide approach to addressing intimate partner violence. The DVC is housed in the Health Promotion Bureau of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

The Domestic Violence Council holds a General Meeting on the third Tuesday of every month at 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. (see Announcements for exceptions). The General Meeting features presentations and discussions on a wide variety of topics relating to domestic violence. There are also six (6) subcommittees that meet regularly. The public is welcome to attend all meetings. Refer to the links below for details.
  • Upcoming meetings on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (DPW):
    • Domestic Violence Council General Meeting at 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. This month's topic is Human Trafficking.
    • Shelter Directors Issues Committee at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Committee on Systems Improvement Meeting at 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
    • NOTE: The parking lot at DPW is currently under construction, so there is very limited visitor parking. Parking is available across the street at The Alhambra for $5.00, or street parking may be available.
  • REMINDER: There are no meetings in August.
  • The Los Angeles Regional Policy Committee will be meeting at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) for the rest of the year.
  • Download our Reaching Out booklet. This booklet supersedes It Shouldn't Hurt to Go Home. Printed copies are currently out of stock. Check back for updates.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.

If you or someone you know needs support, shelter or other services, call for assistance: Download is a list of domestic violence agency hotlines serving Los Angeles County:

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