Resources & Links
Following is a list of some of our most utilized 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 some court accompaniment and referral to services. Services only “kick-in” when a case is prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office.
Counseling and Victims’ Services (CVS)
CVS is a program that is a part of Washington County Community Corrections. CVS offers free individual, couples and family counseling to victims, general community members, and some probation clients. Victims’ Specialists are also available to work with victims of crime and can answer questions regarding an offender’s probationary guidelines, as well as referring victims to local resources and assisting with safety planning.
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 facilitates restraining orders for our county. Most services are also provided in Spanish.
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 crime, 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 the location you will go to for a restraining order.
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.
503-626-9100, Crisis: 503-640-5311
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.
Abuse Recovery Ministry Services (ARMS)
ARMS provides support groups and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence. ARMS is a Christian, faith-based program.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Beaverton: 503-646-9952 Hillsboro: 503-693-4555 Tigard: 503-670-9711
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