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 - see agendas for links to remote meetings
  • 9/28/21 at 1:00 pm - Religion & DV Issues Committee (Agenda)
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call or text 911.
COVID-19 Updates
  • COVID-19 Vaccine information page
  • If you need help or support for addressing Domestic Violence, please call the DV Hotline at (800) 978-3600. See additional hotlines below.
  • 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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Resources for Providers
Other Resources
If you or someone you know needs support, shelter or other services, call for assistance:

The Domestic Violence Council holds a General Meeting on the third Tuesday of every month (except August and December) from 12 noon to 2pm. Dates/times may be subject to change, so check the agenda for updated meeting information. There are also six (6) committees that meet regularly. The public is welcome to attend all meetings. Refer to the links below for details.

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:

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.

Contact us

phone: (213) 974-2799

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