Ventura County Family Justice Center

Ventura County Family Justice Center

Getting Help

All too often, those facing violence or abuse suffer in silence as fear, confusion and lack of access discourage them from getting much-needed help and support. The Ventura County FJC simplifies this overwhelming process by providing a caring, safe environment where victims and their families can access the comprehensive resources they need to recover, heal and break the cycle of violence.

If you need help or information between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, call us at (805) 652-7655, text us at (805) 947-7981, or email If you need assistance after hours, 2-1-1 Info Link Ventura County is available 24/7 via phone or at This is a free confidential service that connects people across Ventura County to the resources they need. Call, click or text 2-1-1 to be connected. If you need emergency assistance please call 9-1-1.

All Ventura County FJC services are offered free of charge.

Family Justice Center Restraining Order Workshop
Centro de Justicia Familiar – Taller de órdenes de restricción contra la Violencia Doméstica
Emergency Assistance
Food, clothing, basic necessities and transportation for individuals and families as well as developing a plan for long-term solutions
Safety Services
Safety planning, Hope Line cell phone program, Safe at Home confidential address program, protective orders
Shelter and Housing Assistance
Assistance with emergency and transitional housing as well as developing a plan for long-term solutions
Civil Legal Services
Assistance with civil domestic violence restraining orders, divorce, custody, guardianship, immigration issues and more
Mental Health Services
Individual and group therapy, behavioral health, grief and bereavement counseling and support groups
Career Guidance
Job, trade or career counseling, education in computers, technology and resume building
Financial Counseling
Guidance on money management and credit counseling
Pathways to furthering education and developing life skills
Child Development
Enrichment programs for children and parenting skills
Survivor Advocacy
Voices, community engagement, education, and resources to others