Resources for victims:

  • Victims of domestic violence, parents and caregivers of at-risk children can get free legal assistance at one of our walk-in legal clinics. Click here for more information.
  • For help with safety planning and resources, see DC SAFE’s Safety Planning Brochure.
  • The DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence has a collection of helpful resources here.
  • For what to do after you obtain a Civil Protection Order (CPO), click here (for DCVLP clients).
  • The Tech Safety App helps users identify how abusers can harass them by misusing technology and learn what steps they can take to enhance their technology safety and privacy. For more info, click here.
  • The Family Court Self-Help Center is a free walk-in service that provides unrepresented people with general legal information in a variety of family law matters (such as divorce, custody, visitation, child support).
  • For information on assistance with mortgage payments, click here.
  • For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other LGBT domestic violence victims, The DC Center for the LGBT Community offers a 24-hour violence response hotline: (202) 888-7222.