Waymakers is a non profit organization based in Orange County. We are committed to supporting individuals on their journeys and fostering lasting change and positive impact throughout Orange County. Our vision is a community where individuals reach their highest potential and have support finding their way past conflict and crisis.
Learn more at waymakersoc.org
We are committed to Laura’s House is a non-profit organization based in Orange County providing safe refuge and supportive services to individuals and families experiencing intimate partner abuse. At Laura’s House, domestic and family violence is addressed in many ways through direct and indirect services. We have several opportunities to get involved within our Shelter, Transitional Living, Legal Advocacy, Counseling and Resource Center, Education and Prevention (H.E.A.R.T.) Program. With-in our Shelter we offer opportunities to volunteer with case management, 24 hour hot-line, child care and house coordinator. Please visit our website to find out more information on the volunteer opportunities and requirements.
Learn more at laurashouse.org
Los Angeles County
Human Services Association (HSA)
Human Services Association (HSA) is a private nonprofit agency whose principal mission is to provide families with compassionate and comprehensive care to promote wellness and build strong communities. Today, HSA serves over 20,000 clients annually on a non-sectarian basis with a range of services that addresses the unique and shared needs of clients of all ages. When you volunteer at HSA, you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people and enrich the local community with your skills, knowledge, and experiences.
Learn more at hsala.org
Alliance For Community Tranformation
The Alliance for Community Transformations provides responsive and preventative services to individuals and families, and works through partnerships and collective action to create truly safe, healthy and socially just communities where every member thrives. Based in Mariposa and Merced Counties, there are six programs that help us achieve our mission: Mountain Crisis Services, Valley Crisis Center, Ethos Youth Center, Mariposa Heritage House, CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) of Mariposa, and Connections Emergency Shelter.
Learn more at alliance4community.org
San Diego County
Community Resource Center (CRC)
Community Resource Center (CRC) works to end hunger, homelessness and domestic violence in North County San Diego. As a provider of integrative services, CRC’s programs include a domestic violence emergency shelter, hotline and prevention/education outreach, a Therapeutic Children’s Center, professional counseling, legal advocacy, food and nutrition distribution center, homelessness prevention and rental and housing assistance. We have a small staff and many dedicated volunteers.
Learn more at crcncc.org
Center For Community Solutions (CCSSD)
Center for Community Solutions (CCS) operates the only rape crisis center in the city of San Diego along with a countywide 24-hour bilingual crisis helpline. The nonprofit agency also provides emergency domestic violence shelters, hospital and court accompaniment, as well as legal and counseling services for those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. CCS also works with local community groups and schools to provide innovative prevention programs to promote healthy relationships and peaceful communities. Our mission at CCS is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice.
Learn more at ccssd.org
San Luis Obispo County
Stand Strong SLO
Stand Strong, formerly known as the Women’s Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo county, works to support survivors and end domestic violence in San Luis Obispo County. Our vision is a society where intimate partners and family members treat each other with dignity, respect, and compassion; where oppression is replaced with equality; where the expression of conflict and anger is non-violent; where children grow up with their esteem intact and are nurtured in such a manner they recognize the value of speaking the truth, welcoming diversity and practicing cooperation. We could not fulfill our mission without the assistance of many dedicated volunteers. Your time and energy can change the outcome of someone’s story.
Learn more at standstrongnow.org
Contra Costa County
Stand! For Families Free of Violence
STAND! For Families Free of Violence is committed to promoting safe and strong families. Our approach to eliminating family violence is well-rounded and community-wide. In addition to providing a complete spectrum of prevention, intervention, and treatment programs, we also enlist the efforts of local residents, partners, and institutions, all of whom are striving with us to stop domestic violence and child abuse. In an effort to reach – as early as possible – individuals impacted by domestic violence and child abuse, STAND! delivers children’s therapy, childcare, and children’s educational programs to abused children and those affected by domestic violence. Volunteers are vital to STAND! In addition to making a meaningful contribution to one’s community, our volunteer positions are opportunities for you to learn and/or further develop job skills, as well as build on your work experience and expand your skill set in the areas of leadership, community organizing, peer counseling, public speaking, community outreach and more.
Learn more at standffov.org