The Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Council (DVC) provides leadership in the creation and support of a victim/survivor-centered, coordinated countywide approach to addressing intimate partner violence. The DVC is housed in the Health Promotion Bureau of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

The Domestic Violence Council holds a General Meeting on the third Tuesday of every month at 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. (see Announcements for exceptions). The General Meeting features presentations and discussions on a wide variety of topics relating to domestic violence. There are also six (6) committees that meet regularly. The public is welcome to attend all meetings. Refer to the links below for details.
  • Calendar
  • Agendas and Minutes
  • Agenda for Ad Hoc DV-DCFS Committee Meeting
  • 2020 Meeting Schedule - rev2 (PDF) Revision 2 release notes: April LA Regional Policy Committee meeting time correction.
    Please remember to refer to the agenda for any location, date, or time changes.
  • Join our email list for notices and updates about all our meetings and daily (or as needed) informational emails about community events, job postings, trainings, etc. Email us at:

  • The next General Meeting is Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Department of Public Works in Alhambra.
  • The Los Angeles Regional Policy Committee meeting on February 20 is CANCELED. The committee will reconvene on March 19.

Reaching Out Booklet
This booklet is a resource for anyone impacted by intimate partner violence (also called domestic violence). It replaces the DVCís previous booklet, It Shouldn't Hurt to Go Home. A second printing is in process; we have already distributed 10,000 hard copies!

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.

If you or someone you know needs support, shelter or other services, call for assistance: Printable list of domestic violence agency hotlines serving Los Angeles County:

Contact us

phone: (213) 974-2799

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