24-Hour Crisis Lines

Agency  Phone Number Type of Assistance
Adult Protective Services 415-355-6700 Investigates alleged abuse or neglect of elders and adults with a disability
Community United Against Violence (CUAV) 415-333-4357 Serves lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning communities
Domestic Violence –
Riley’s Center Crisis Line
415-255-0165 Advocates available for victims of domestic violence
Elder Friendship Line 415-752-3778 Reaches out to elders/seniors
La Casa de las Madres Adults: 877-503-1850
Teens: 877-923-0700
Counseling, information, resources, and referrals for survivors of domestic violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE (7233) Advocates available for victims of domestic violence
Rape Treatment Center 415-437-3000 Those who have suffered from trauma, violence, and loss
SF Women Against Rape
415-647-7273 Rape crisis services to survivors of sexual assault
Suicide Prevention 415-781-0500 Helping people who are having suicidal thoughts
WOMAN, Inc. 415-864-4722 Serving battered women in San Francisco and the larger Bay Area
Youth Crisis Line 800-843-5200 Youth needing assistance or in crisis situations


Counseling and Support Services  – Information and location of support groups; crisis intervention; crime prevention/safety planning strategies, etc

Shelter Assistance  – Information and location of temporary shelters

Restraining Order Information and Resources
It is advisable to seek assistance from resource centers as they can provide assistance in completing and filing the correct restraining order.

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