Stop The Violence -- Resources
Need help? Looking to help? This is KHUM's interactive guide to Humboldt County organizations that help victims of violence.
Do you suspect animal abuse?
If so, call the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office or your local police station. If it's an emergency, call 911.
Have you been sexually assaulted, or has someone touched you in a way that didn't feel good?
If you want to just talk with someone, you can always talk with these people.
If the child is in danger, call 911.
If you're hurting the people you care about, or or looking to find help for someone who is, click here.
Are you hurting the people you care about, or looking for resources for someone else who is hurting others?
The following organizations run therapy groups that help adults learn how to stop using violence to control others.
Adult Protective Services
Adult Protective Services is a county agency. They will investigate reports of suspected elder abuse.
- (707) 445-6180
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
CASAs are volunteers trained and appointed by the courts for the benefit of a child. Children are often in the foster care system. To volunteer to be a child's voice in court, call:
- (707) 443-3197
Child Welfare Services
Child Welfare Services is a county agency. A staff member will follow up on any report. Calls can be anonymous.
- (707) 923-4100
Companion Animal Fund
Companion Animal Foundation's goal is to raise the status of animals by decreasing the pet overpopulation through spay/neuter assistance, education and adoptions. We strive to provide meaningful programs for both youths and adults which increase awareness of the unique relationship we share with our animal friends. Lastly, we seek to work cooperatively with all animal rescue groups as well as the community to find good homes for adoptable animals.
- (707) 826-7387
Domestic Violence Coordinating Fund
The Emma Center helps women who are healing from any violence.
- (707) 825-6680
Humboldt Domestic Violence Services
Humboldt Domestic Violence Services is a nonprofit organization providing services to people experiencing crisis. You do not need to be in crisis to call.
- (707) 443-6042
- (866) 668-6543 (toll free)
Humboldt Family Service Center
Humboldt Senior Resource Center
Men/Women Exploring Non-Abusive Directions
- (707) 442-5040
Mental Health Crisis Hotline
Miranda Animal Fund
North Coast Rape Crisis Team
NCRCT is a non-profit organization that provides services and support to survivors of sexual violence, and the people who care about them.
The also provide prevention education, court and medical accompaniment and other support services.
It doesn't matter when the sexualized violence occurred; you can call and talk anytime.
- 24-hour crisis line: (707) 445-2881
The RAVEN Project
RAVEN is a support program of the Redwood Coast Action Agency for homeless youth and youth in crisis.
- (707) 443-7099
Redwood Pals Rescue provides charitable and educational assistance in support of rescue and adoption efforts of animals that are at risk in the Humboldt County animal shelter. We are a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation for charitable purposes and are in the process of acquiring our Federal 501(c)3 status.
Donations may be made to:
- Redwood Pals Rescue
- P.O. Box 2913
- McKinleyville Calif. 95519
Sequoia Humane Society
The Sequoia Humane Society is a no-kill shelter whose mission is to be a community leader in reducing pet overpopulation by providing a high-standard of care and through programs such as adoption, spay/neuter and education. As a no-kill shelter, many of our residents stay with us for several months, even as long as a year or more – however long it takes to find them a forever home. A shelter environment can be stressful for animals, so we work hard to provide the cats and dogs in our care with enriching activities – and of course, lots of love!
- (707) 442-1782
Stop the Violence Fund
Humboldt County Victim/Witness Program
Women's Crisis Center in Southern Humboldt (WISH)
WISH is a nonprofit organization providing support services in Southern Humboldt.
- (707) 923-4110