Founded in 1978, Family Violence Law Center (FVLC) helps diverse communities in Alameda County heal from domestic violence and sexual assault, advocating for justice and healthy relationships.  We provide survivor-centered legal and crisis intervention services, offer prevention education for youth and other community members, and engage in policy work to create systemic change.

In court and in our community, every day.

COVID-19 Update

FVLC is providing all of our services remotely.  Please call our 24-hour crisis line for assistance or to be connected with a staff member.  1-800-947-8301.

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What’s New?

A Roof of One’s Own Project We are advocating for changes to our community’s approaches to its housing crisis so that the needs of women,  particularly women of color, are met. Close to Home Project We are building FVLC’s capacity for community organizing so we can work more broadly with our communities to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.  Click here for more information … Read More

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Support FVLC’s life-saving work. Your monthly gift of $14 per month for 1 year  will enable us to cover the unfunded cost of an average legal case and continue to provide free legal services for those in need.

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