Here is a list of commonly requested resources. For a more extensive list, including mental health, housing, food, clothing, and counseling resources, please click the “Additional Resources” link at the bottom of the page. This will redirect you to more detailed guide, provided by our community partner, the Domestic Violence Resource Center.
District Attorney’s Office Victims’ Assistance (DAVA)
DAVA is a prosecutor-based, victims’ assistance program that includes victim notification of court proceedings and victims’ rights notification, in addition to support during court proceedings and referral to services. Services only “kick-in” when a case is prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office.
Main Phone: 503-846-8671
Counseling and Victims’ Services (CVS)
CVS is a program of Washington County Community Corrections. CVS offers free individual, couples and family counseling to victims, general community members, and justice-involved individuals (JIIs). Victims’ Specialists are also available to work with victims of crime and can answer questions regarding a JII’s probationary guidelines, as well as referring victims to local resources and assisting with safety planning.
Main Phone: 503-846-3020
Domestic Violence Resource Center (DVRC)
DVRC offers free individual counseling and weekly support groups for survivors of domestic violence, as well as counseling for children who have witnessed domestic violence. DVRC is responsible for Washington County’s domestic violence shelter, Monica’s House and also provides assistance with protective orders. Most services are also provided in Spanish.
Main Phone: 503-906-1221
Crisis: 503-469-8620 or 1-866-469-8600
Family Justice Center – Washington County
The Family Justice Center is a designed to be a “one-stop” location for victims of intimate partner violence, as it houses some of the county’s most utilized resource providers, including the Domestic Violence Resource Center, Oregon Law Center, Community Action and law enforcement. This is also the location to visit when seeking a protective order related to domestic violence.
Main Phone: 503-430-8300
Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC)
SARC provides immediate response and support to survivors of sexual assault. They also provide free, individual counseling and support groups to sexual assault and abuse survivors.
Main Phone: 503-626-9100
Oregon Law Center
OLC offers free family law legal services, as available. Areas of practice include family and housing law, including custody and divorce, restraining order contested hearings, and stalking orders of protection.
Main Phone: 503-640-4115
Abuse Recovery Ministry Services (ARMS)
ARMS provides support groups and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence. They also provide groups for those who wish to address their controlling/abusive behaviors in relationships. ARMS is a Christian, faith-based program.
Main Phone: 503-846-9284
A resource center that also has an online database of Oregon resources, including food and clothing resources, counseling, mental health, addiction services, housing, etc.
CALL 211 or 1-866-698-6155
TEXT your zip code to 898211 (TXT211)
HOURS Monday-Friday 8am-6pm
Call to Safety
Call to Safety does daily bed checks at domestic violence shelters in the greater Portland area to determine which shelters have openings. They also provide assistance in locating resources.
Main Phone: 503-235-5333
Hawthorn Walk-in Center
Hawthorn Walk-in Center specializes in mental health and addictions counseling. The center is staffed by Lifeworks NW and can provide assessment, crisis counseling, education, peer support and connection to treatment providers.
Main Phone: 503-846-4555
Location: 5240 NE Elam Young Parkway, Hillsboro, OR 97124, Ste. 100
Disability, Aging and Veteran Services
Disability, Aging and Veteran services provides support for family caregivers, assists with Medicare, connects families with limited income to resources, and provides short-term intervention to help isolated seniors navigate and access services.
Main Phone: 503-846-3060
Department of Human Services (DHS)
DHS provides monetary assistance, food assistance, and health insurance to Oregon families in need. DHS also has a domestic violence grant available to those who qualify and have at least one minor child living in their custody and residing with them.
Additional Resources (courtesy of DVRC)
*If you do not see the resource you need or have a question, please contact Counseling and Victims’ Services, Victims’ Assistance. We would be happy to help you.
Amy Smith: 503-846-3026