Local Resources

Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Clackamas Women’s Services (CWS) is a local non-profit agency serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence. CWS provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, counseling services, children’s services, transitional housing, legal advocacy, support groups, and community outreach. 24-hour crisis line: 503-654-2288/1-888-654-2288.

The District Attorney’s Office Victim Assistance Program offers services and support to victims of all types of crimes, which includes: a 24-hour crisis line, assistance with protective order applications, information about victim rights (including assistance in filing for Crime Victims Compensation), acting as a liaison between the victim and the prosecutor or law enforcement agency, general information regarding the criminal justice system process, court accompaniment and referrals to community resources. 24-hour crisis line: 503.655.8616.

Los Niños Cuentan is a local non-profit agency providing direct outreach and services to Latina survivors of domestic violence and their families in Clackamas County. Los Niños Cuentan provides legal advocacy, support groups, and community outreach. 503.974.9882 or 503.933.7830.

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT) works to enhance the safety of domestic violence victims and their children. Through a coordinated response with its Clackamas County partners, DVERT improves domestic violence investigations, prosecution and offender accountability. DVERT Main Line: 503-785-5000/Victim Assistant Line: 503-785-5128.

Domestic Violence Intervention Providers

Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (DVIPs; also called batterer's intervention or abuse intervention) groups provide an accountable and supportive setting for men who have been abusive to understand the role of male socialization, identify the ways they have been abusive or controlling of others, examine and change their beliefs about abuse, and practice acceptable alternatives to abuse. There are also groups available for women who have used abusive behavior.

For more information contact the Children, Youth & Families Division at 503.650.5685