Services & Resources

Who We Serve

Anyone who is experiencing or has experienced:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Dating Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elder Financial Abuse
  • Stalking

Advocates will provide assistance to those who have been victimized. Advocates provide crisis intervention by offering emotional support. Advocates can explain the civil and criminal system and link survivors to social services. Advocates will be able to talk with you about your experiences, help you explore your options, identify resources, consider whether or not you want to seek help from law enforcement and find ways to help you keep yourself and your children safe.

Agencies providing this service:

  • Council on Aging
  • Victim Assistance
  • Legal Aid of Sonoma County
  • Verity
  • YWCA Sonoma County
  • Human Services

Chaplains will be available for spiritual support and guidance.

Agencies providing this service:

Sonoma County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Service

When you come to the FJC with your children, a children’s play area is available while you receive services.

Computer stations are available for clients to access the internet anytime during office hours. Clients can check email accounts, connect with family and friends, perform job searches, work on resumes, etc.

The FJCSC has a limited supply of clothing and food on-site for victims and survivors. Referrals for additional resources may be available.

Victim Services Division is a division within the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office. The program provides advocacy to victims of all crimes. It is our mission to ensure that you are treated fairly and that your voice is heard. Advocates provide the following services: information on your rights as a crime victim, guidance in dealing with the court system, contact information for local resources, assistance in filling out applications for the Victim Compensation Program, help obtaining restitution orders and ongoing support while you learn to cope.

Agencies providing this service:

District Attorney’s Office/ Victim witness

The FJCSC offers live computer interpretive services on-site through Communique to assist clients who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Staff will connect victims and survivors with the necessary groups and therapy services.

Agencies providing this service:
  • YWCA Sonoma County
  • Verity
  • Inter-Tribal Council of California

A Board of Immigration Appeals Accredited representative can assist you with U-Visa and T-Visa applications.

Agencies providing this service:

Catholic Charities

The Navigator will meet with you to do an intake assessment. The navigator will help determine what services meet you and your family’s needs. Once the assessment is complete the navigator will connect you with the appropriate partner advocates or community services.

An attorney provides assistance with domestic violence, elder abuse and civil harassment restraining orders, including in-court representation in some cases. NOTE: You may receive any of the services at the Family Justice Center without reporting your problems to law enforcement. No one is required to discuss their case with the police.

Agencies providing this service:

Legal Aid of Sonoma County

The Resource Center is a space for clients to access materials aimed towards meeting the needs of victims. FJCSC on-site staff can answer questions related to resources.

A safe house will be made available for victims and families of victims who are in danger and in need of shelter.

Agencies providing this service:

YWCA Sonoma County

Staff at the Center will work with you on an individualized, comprehensive plan to keep victims and families safe.

Agencies providing this service:

  • Council on Aging
  • Victim Services Division
  • Legal Aid of Sonoma County
  • Verity
  • YWCA Sonoma County

The FJCSC will assist victims and survivors with getting to and from FJCSC and related appointments.