Legal advocacy services help survivors understand the process of applying for restraining orders, discuss how various legal options might impact a survivor's safety, connecting survivors to support groups and other services, and accompanying survivors to the courthouse in the event their restraining order application is contested. However, legal advocacy does not constitute legal advice!

Name of program Crisis hotline Business Counties served
Battered Persons' Advocacy 541-673-7867 541-957-0288 Douglas
Bradley Angle N/A 503-232-1528 Multnomah
Burns Paiute Tribe - Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program N/A 541-573-8053 Harney
Canyon Crisis and Resource Center 503-897-2327 503-897-2327 Marion
Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence 541-754-0110 541-758-0219 Benton, Linn
Center for Hope and Safety 503-399-7722 503-378-1572 Marion, Polk
Clackamas Community College - Sexual Assault Support Advocate N/A 503-349-4849 Clackamas
Clackamas Women's Services 503-654-2288 503-655-8600 Clackamas
Community Works 541-779-4357 541-779-2393 Jackson
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians - Family Services N/A 541-888-1309 Coos, Lane
Confederated Tribes of Siletz - CARE Program 541-994-5959 541-444-9679 Lane, Lincoln
Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation - Family Violence Services 541-429-7045 541-429-7045 Umatilla
Coquille Indian Tribe - Healthy Families First N/A 541-888-9494 Coos, Curry, Jackson, Lane
Domestic Violence Resource Center 503-469-8620 503-640-5352 Washington
Domestic Violence Services Inc. 800-833-1161 541-276-3322 Morrow, Umatilla
Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties 800-648-1277 509-735-1295 Benton WA
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon - Russian Oregon Social Services 503-777-3437 503-777-3437 Multnomah
El Programa Hispano Católico - Project UNICA 503-232-4448 -- Multnomah
Family Justice Center of Washington County N/A 503-430-8300 Washington
Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services N/A 503-988-6400 Multnomah
HAVEN From Domestic and Sexual Violence 541-298-4789 541-296-1662 Gilliam, Sherman, Wasco, Wheeler
Heart of Grant County 541-620-1342 541-575-4335 Grant
Helping Hands Against Violence, Inc. 541-386-6603 541-386-4808 Hood River
Illinois Valley Safe House Alliance N/A 541-592-5332 Josephine
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization - Refugee and Immigrant Family Strengthening (IRCO - RIFS) N/A 503-234-1541 Multnomah
Klamath Tribes - Healing Winds 800-524-9787 x1 541-783-2219 x148 Klamath
Lake County Crisis Center 541-947-2449 541-947-2498 Lake
Marta's House / Klamath Crisis Center 541-884-0390 541-850-8939 Klamath
MayDay, Inc. 541-523-4134 541-523-9472 Baker
My Sisters' Place 541-994-5959 541-574-9424 Lincoln
Native American Youth and Family Healing Center 503-318-5213 503-288-8177 Multnomah
North Coast Rape Crisis Team 707-465-2851 -- Humboldt CA, Del Norte CA
Northwest Family Services - Casa Esperanza N/A 503-974-9882 Clackamas
Oasis Shelter Home 541-247-7600 541-425-5238 Curry
Pathways to Safety International 1-833-723-3833 503-203-1444
Project Dove 541-889-2000 541-889-6316 Malheur
Raphael House of Portland 503-222-6222* 503-222-6507 Multnomah
Rural Human Services - Harrington House 707-465-3013 -- Del Norte CA
SABLE House 1-866-518-0284 503-623-6703 Polk
Safe Harbors 541-426-6565 541-426-4004 Wallowa
SAFE of Columbia County 503-397-6161 503-397-7110 Columbia
Salvation Army - West Women's & Children's Shelter 503-224-7718 503-224-7718 Multnomah
Saving Grace 541-389-7021 541-382-9227 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson
Self Enhancement, Inc. - Domestic Violence Program N/A 503-285-0439 Multnomah
Sexual Assault Resource Center (SARC) 503-640-5311 503-626-9100 Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington
Sexual Assault Support Services 541-343-7277 541-484-9791 Lane
Shelter From the Storm 541-963-9261 541-963-7226 Union
Siskiyou Domestic Violence & Crisis Center 877-842-4068 530-842-6629 Siskiyou CA
Siuslaw Outreach Services 541-997-4444 541-997-2816 Lane
Support, Advocacy & Resource Center 509-374-5391 -- Benton WA
The Harbor 503-325-5735 503-325-4962 Clatsop
The SAFE Project 541-756-7000 541-888-1048 Coos
Tides of Change 503-842-9486 503-842-5168 Tillamook
Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation - Shu'-'aa-xuu-dvn (In A Good Way Place) 707-487-3175 707-487-3175 Coos, Curry, Del Norte CA, Josephine
Training, Employment, and Community Help, Inc. - Modoc Crisis Center 855-855-6745 530-233-3111 Modoc CA
University of Oregon - Domestic Violence Law Clinic N/A 541-346-8555 Lane
University of Oregon - Student Survivor Legal Services N/A 541-346-8619 Lane
Volunteers of America Oregon - Home Free 503-771-5503 503-239-3929 Multnomah
Warm Springs Reservation - Victims of Crime Services 541-553-1171 541-553-2293 Jefferson
Women's Crisis Support Team 541-479-9349 541-476-3877 Josephine
Womenspace 541-485-6513 541-485-8232 Lane
YWCA Clark County - SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program 800-695-0167 360-696-0167 Clark WA
YWCA Clark County - Sexual Assault Program 800-695-0167 360-696-0167 Clark WA
YWCA of Greater Portland N/A 503-294-7400 Multnomah

Additional resources

Legal aid and assistance programs offer free or low-cost legal consultation, advice, and/or representation in court by a licensed attorney or other legal professional.

Find a legal assistance program

A growing number of Oregon colleges and universities offer confidential advocacy and support resources for survivors of sexual assault and harassment.

Learn more about campus-based advocacy

In addition to being crimes, sexual harassment and sexual violence are kinds of sex discrimination that are prohibited by federal Title IX laws and other regulations.

All schools receiving federal student aid are required to have formal processes for receiving Title IX complaints, investigating them, and determining what action(s) the school administration will take in response.

Click here to learn more about Title IX

Each school's formal Title IX complaint process is almost always separate from the advocacy and support services listed here on the website.

In addition to the community-based nonprofit shelters and advocacy programs, campus-based advocacy programs, and legal aid organizations listed above, most district attorneys' offices, some police/sheriff departments, and a few parole / probation offices operate Victim Assistance Programs (VAPs). 

Victim assistance programs offer:

  • support to victims of crime with navigating the criminal justice system;
  • assistance with applying for state crime victims compensation; and
  • referrals to other service providers in the community.

VAPs generally provide services to victims of crime in relation to criminal cases that are being prosecuted by the state. They do not generally provide support in relation to civil legal proceedings (e.g. divorce, civil lawsuits).

Find victim assistance programs Apply for DOJ crime victims' compensation

Victim assistance is NOT the same as community-based advocacy.

Communications between survivors and victim assistance programs (VAPs) are not protected by state or federal advocate privilege and confidentiality laws

Under certain circumstances, victim assistance programs may be required to share information with prosecutors or law enforcement.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
[external link]
(800) 799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline
[external link]
(800) 656-4673
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
[external link]
(800) 273-8255
Alcohol / Drug Crisis and Referral Line
[external link]
(800) 923-4357
Report child / vulnerable adult / elder abuse to
the Oregon Department of Human Services
[external link]
(855) 503-7233

The confidentiality of certain information shared between certified advocates and victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking is protected under Oregon state law. 

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If you have had a negative experience with a shelter or advocacy program, we recommend speaking directly with that organization's executive director or other management personnel. 

If that fails to resolve the dispute, or you feel that the organization has treated you unfairly, you have the option of submitting a formal complaint to the Oregon Department of Human Services.

The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence does not have regulatory oversight or supervisory authority over our member programs. We provide training, research and other support to our member programs, in the interest of better serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking throughout the state.

The Oregon Coalition staff makes every reasonable effort to ensure that information listed on our website is accurate and up-to-date. However, this information is provided "as-is" without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Additionally, any information and services listed are subject to change.

This page is a work in progress and is updated on an ongoing basis. If you find any inaccuracies, omissions, wrong numbers, or have any suggestions to make this a more useful resource, please contact us.

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