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. See this infographic for a summary of the DVC.

Upcoming Meetings:
  • LGBTQ Issues Committee on November 10, 2020 at 10:15 am
Other meeting news here.

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

COVID-19 Updates
If you or someone you know needs support, shelter or other services, call for assistance:

The Office of the Domestic Violence Council is open and operating remotely Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 5:30 p.m. If you would like to receive our daily email updates or you would like to contact us, please email: or call (213) 974-2799.

NOTE: The Office of the Domestic Violence Council does not provide direct services. However, domestic violence agencies in Los Angeles County are available to provide services. Please call the LA County DV Hotline at 800-978-3600 to reach a DV Agency. The hotline is available 24/7.

Policy/Legislation Related Issues: The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, the statewide DV Coalition (CPEDV) operates a Policy Council that discusses statewide legislation, issues and other policy considerations related to DV. The membership of the Council includes representatives from all areas of the state. If you have state level policy/legislation related issues that you would like to discuss or learn more about, please contact one of the Los Angeles members of the Policy Council on this list.

Data Snapshot: Click here to download a snapshot of IPV data.

Meeting News:
  • On October 20th, the DVC and the DVA hosted the Annual Domestic Violence Awards Ceremony where we recognized and celebrated our colleagues for their outstanding contributions. Congratulations to the honorees! See the list of honorees on the Agendas and Minutes page.

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). There are also six (6) committees that meet regularly. The public is welcome to attend all meetings. Refer to the links below for details.

Contact us

phone: (213) 974-2799

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