Safety and Empowerment Program Overview

Each year, Center for Domestic Peace helps thousands of individuals affected by domestic violence.

Detailed list of our programs and contact information can be found by using this link: C4DP Services and Programs 2022

Our services include:

24/7 Hotline
Our bilingual English and Spanish hotline provides immediate support and safety planning for those in danger or at risk, as well as information and referrals.  Our hotline is one of the few in the Bay Area that provide 24-hour intake to help those in danger access emergency shelter.

English / Linea de apoyo: 415.924.6616

Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm:
ManKind Program: 415.457.6760
Marin Youth Services text or call: 415.526.2557

Emergency Shelter
Our shelter provides a safe and confidential refuge for individuals and families who are escaping domestic violence or are a victim of sex trafficking. With nine bedrooms and 23 beds, we are able to accommodate a significant number of people in need of emergency shelter. Our trained staff are available 24/7 to provide support and resources for those seeking to rebuild their lives. Please call our Hotline for information. 415.924.6616

Transitional Housing
Second Step provides long-term transitional housing, support services, and economic development tools for women and their children who have been victims of domestic violence.  In this supportive environment, women can seek job training, employment, and permanent housing to develop the necessary skills to start new lives that are free of violence. Please call our Hotline for information. 415.924.6616

Classes for Stopping Violent Behavior
Our online classes teach participants how to stop their violence through peer education.  ManKind is for and by men, and WomanKind (Mujer Gentil) is for and by women. For ManKind , Womankind, Mujer Gentil class information, please contact (415) 457-6760 or email: [email protected]

Support Groups
Using a peer support model, support groups provide domestic violence education, emotional support, and referrals on a drop-in basis. Several groups meet in confidential locations each week and are led by trained facilitators. They are open to women in any stage of an abusive relationship.  Please call our Hotline for information. 415.924.6616

Legal Systems Advocacy
Our services include crisis intervention counseling, civil and criminal court accompaniment, assistance with obtaining legal services, restraining orders, and support services. Please call our Hotline for information. 415.924.6616

Counseling Services
C4DP’s Individual & Family Therapy offers clinical therapy and support for survivors and survivors with children through individual, group, mobile and multi-family therapy. Please call Liliana Molina Cervantez to learn more. 415-526-2553

C4DP_Brochure 2023

C4DP Brochure 2023-Spanish

Download our You_Are_Not_Alone_Brochure.pdf

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*Immigrants in the United States have the right to live life free of domestic violence and abuse*

In these uncertain times for immigrant families, Center for Domestic Peace (C4DP) wants you to know that we will adhere to our core organizational values. We are committed to providing emergency shelter, support groups, hotline access and all of our services for domestic violence survivors and their children, regardless of immigration status.  All of our services are 100% voluntary and 100% confidential/anonymous. We will not ask you for your immigration status, or for a social security number. Rest assured that any information you wish to disclose to us will be kept in the utmost confidentiality.

Center for Domestic Peace IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics) or disability (medical and physical, including HIV and AIDS), and denial of family medical care leave and pregnancy leave.

We are committed to equal opportunity and cultural linguistic competency as a means to: oppose employment discrimination and oppression, 2) ensure diversity in our organization, 3) eliminate barriers so we are able to provide service to all victims, 4) provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services and accessible facilities and materials for disabled participants, and 5) promote healthy and equal relating while opposing discrimination and all forms of discrimination/harassment of marginalized groups.

Accessibility Policy: C4DP is committed to providing services that meet a variety of accessibility needs including hearing, visual, language or physical limitations. No one is turned away based on these limitations. Please inform us if you need special assistance and we will do our best to accommodate in accordance with your needs.