about alternatives to domestic violence

Caring Hearts For Fresh Starts

Alternatives to Domestic Violence is a private, nonprofit organization serving all of western Riverside County, California, with a range of services aimed at breaking the cycle of physical and emotional violence within families and the wider community.

Programs & Services

Our services include a 24-hour crisis line, emergency and transitional housing, outreach services to victims of domestic violence, individual and group counseling, life skills and job training, child development services, child and teen counseling and a range of training programs for legal professionals, first responders and employers in the identification of and response to domestic violence.

ADV also provides cooperative support services related to domestic violence to organizations and agencies throughout Southern California.

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Our Mission

Alternatives to Domestic Violence’s mission is to improve the quality of life and create hope by ending the cycle of domestic violence
through services and education for residents of Riverside County.

Goals and Objectives

•  Provide victims of domestic violence with alternate ways of dealing with physical and/or emotional abuse through education, counseling, shelter, non-judgmental emotional support, and housing assistance

•  Increase community awareness of the problem of domestic violence

•  Serve as an advocate for all victims of domestic violence

•  Find ways and means to decrease the frequency, magnitude and recurrence of domestic violence

•  Break the generational cycle of domestic violence and victimization


For the Future

Alternatives to Domestic Violence is working on programs and services that address the broader issues associated with family violence. We wish to foster awareness that domestic violence is not solely an issue for women, but one that permeates the fabric of our society.

What Our Partners are Saying

We’re grateful for the support of our partners, and the community that works to improve the lives of those who are in need of help from domestic violence.