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Established in 1989, the San Diego Domestic Violence Council (SDDVC) is a network of public, non-profit and private agencies working together to develop an enhanced system-wide structure and response to domestic violence; serving as the “hub” for creative development and planning to address this critical issue in San Diego County.  The SDDVC is made up of a county-wide team of over 300 member organizations including domestic violence service programs, criminal justice agencies, social service agencies, healthcare, primary and higher education, and others, as well as community members.

Executive Team Includes Representatives from the Following Organizations:
  • Community Resource Center

  • South Bay Community Services

  • Women’s Resource Center

  • Center for Community Solutions

  • YWCA of San Diego County

  • Southern Indian Health Council

  • County of San Diego, Office of Violence Prevention, HHSA

  • County of San Diego, District Attorney’s Office

  • County of San Diego, Sheriff’s Department

  • County of San Diego, Probation Department

  • County of San Diego, Department of Animal Services

  • San Diego City Attorney’s Office

  • Escondido Police Department

  • San Diego Police Department

  • San Diego Family Justice Center

  • County of San Diego, Behavioral Health Services, HHSA

  • County of San Diego, Child Welfare Services, HHSA

  • County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services, HHSA

  • County of San Diego, Regional Public Health Nurses, HHSA

  • Operation for Hope Foundation

  • License to Freedom

We believe in the power of education and awareness to break the cycle of domestic violence, empowering communities to create lasting change.

Our Mission

Our Mission

Our mission is to unite the San Diego community in a collective effort to eradicate domestic violence, fostering a safe and supportive environment where healthy relationships can thrive for all individuals in the county. Together, we are committed to ending the cycle of violence and building a future of respect, empathy, and wellbeing.


Our Vision

Our vision is to create a society where every door leads to transformative solutions that effectively address domestic violence and cultivate healthy, nurturing relationships. By opening these doors, we empower individuals and communities to break free from violence, fostering a future where safety, respect, and wellbeing prevail in every relationship.

Become A Member Today!

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