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 Infographic.

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 continue to be 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.

Update: A remote DVC meeting is planned for Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 12pm to 2pm and will feature a virtual presentation. Details are forthcoming.

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:

Contact us

phone: (213) 974-2799

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