Welcome to ADV

Alternatives to Domestic Violence has been providing services to victims of domestic violence and their families in Western Riverside County, California, since 1978.

Look around our website and you will see that through integrated programs, services and education, ADV seeks to assist individuals and families in their efforts to change and rebuild their lives free of domestic violence and abuse.

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Our Mission

Riverside County Coalition for Alternatives to Domestic Violence is a nonprofit organization committed to eradicating domestic violence against intimate partners. We are committed to changing social and structural conditions that support using power to control and harm others. We are devoted to ensuring that abusers and offenders are held accountable for domestic violence survivors’ systematic abuse and disempowerment.

Cycles of Violence Can Be Broken

Our services include a 24-hour crisis line, emergency and transitional housing, outreach services to victims, counseling, life training, child development services, child and teen counseling and a range of training programs.

How ADV Helps

We offer a range of services aimed at breaking the cycle of physical and emotional violence within families and the wider community.


An array of services to intervene in and prevent physical and emotional violence in the home and the community.


A state-of-the-art, 60-bed residential facility for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.


Information on domestic violence and it’s effect on victims can help educate our community on how to bring change.