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. See this infographic for a summary of the DVC. The DVC is housed in the Health Promotion Bureau of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

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

COVID-19 Updates
  • If you need help or support for addressing Domestic Violence , please call the DV Hotline at (800) 978-3600 or 2-1-1. See additional hotlines here.
  • Intimate Partner Violence Service Providers, including Shelters, Legal and Support Services, remain available remotely for those in need. All shelters are practicing safe COVID-19 protocols.

Resources for Survivors
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Refer to our Reaching Out Booklet for More Resources
Resources for Providers
HOTLINES
If you or someone you know needs support, shelter or other services, call for assistance:
ANNOUNCEMENTS

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: dvc@ph.lacounty.gov 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.

MEETINGS
Meeting News:
  • The July "Court Update" meeting slides are posted on the Agendas and Minutes page.
  • No meetings in August. August is dark.
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.
  • Calendar
  • Agendas and Minutes
  • 2020 Meeting Schedule - rev2 (PDF) Revision 2 release notes: April LA Regional Policy Committee meeting time correction.
    Please remember to refer to the agenda for any location, date, or time changes.
  • Join our email list for notices and updates about all our meetings and daily (or as needed) informational emails about community events, job postings, trainings, etc. Email us at: dvc@ph.lacounty.gov.

Contact us

phone: (213) 974-2799
email: dvc@ph.lacounty.gov

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