Advocacy services

This page provides a list of organizations that have confidential advocates who can assist survivors (and supporters of survivors) with their options, rights, and resources. Some organizations may specialize in serving people of certain identities. 

Campus resources

  • UC Berkeley PATH to Care Center – 24/7 Care Line: 510-643-2005 [Serves students, staff, faculty, visitors]. For appointments during business hours, please call the office at 510-642-1988.

Local resources

  • Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR): 24/7 phone line: 510-345-1056 (English and Español)
  • Family Violence Resource Center (FVLC)24/7 phone line: 1-800-947-8301
  • W.O.M.A.N Inc.: 24/7 phone line: 1-800-215-7308
  • Narika: 24/7 phone line: 1-800-215-7308 (Specializing in supporting South Asian domestic violence survivors)
  • My Sister's House: 24/7 multilingual help line: (916) 428-3271 (Specializing in supporting Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking)
  • Asian Women's Shelter: 24/7 crisis line: 1-877-751-0880 (Specializing in supporting survivors of Pan-Asian backgrounds but welcomes all survivors)

National resources

Chat-based resources

If it’s difficult to find privacy for a phone call, consider using confidential, online chat-based resources, such as:

Please note that lists resources for the purpose of helping people who have been impacted by SVSH know their options for resources. The listing of any resource not affiliated with the University of California on this website does not constitute an endorsement of any resource by the UC. The University of California is not responsible for the services of an external resource.

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