Domestic Violence Services
The YWCA Sonoma County supports women and children in abusive environments by providing safe shelter, therapy and on-going support for up to two years.
What You Should Know
Nationally, it usually takes an average of 6 to 8 times for a woman to successfully leave her abusive partner
1 in every 4 women and 1 in every 14 men will experience domestic violence in her/his lifetime
Witnessing violence between one’s parents or caretakers is the strongest risk factor of transmitting violent behavior from one generation to the next
Domestic violence is one of the most chronically underreported crimes