Information regarding housing rights for domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking survivors.
Your job and your safety are important. Laws in Oregon protect workers who are victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.
Information about domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and elder abuse.
Information and services for domestic violence survivors, including shelters, safe homes and counseling, throughout Oregon.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) Anonymous & Confidential Help 24/7.
Domestic violence and sexual assault programs in Oregon.
A link to information on how those at significant risk of abuse can avoid having their telephone service disconnected--even after falling behind on telephone bills. For more information, call the Oregon Public Utility Commission at 1-800-522-2404.
Information about funds that might be available through the Oregon DHS TA-DVS program for domestic violence survivors if needed for safety. These funds may also be available for domestic or sexual assault survivors or stalking survivors.
The Address Confidentiality Program enables victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking to keep their residential address information confidential. The program is designed to prevent offenders from using state and local government records to locate their victims.
If you have been a victim of sexual assault, domestic violence, or stalking, you may want to take steps to keep information about you away from your abuser. This pamphlet has information about some of the ways you can keep your information private.
Link to NNEDV's Safety Net: National Safe & Strategic Technology Project. The project has numerous resources to help victims and agencies respond effectively to the many ways that technology impacts victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual violence and stalking.
Information about protections for Oregon employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, including protection from job discrimination, reasonable workplace safety accommodations and reasonable leave time from work to address safety matters.
Animated overview of Protective Orders (also known as restraining orders) in Oregon
Information about Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders to help protect you from domestic violence.
How to prepare for a hearing if your restraining order or order of protection is being contested.
Information on what to do if you were served with a Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order.
Links to instructions and forms for respondents in contested Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining orders.
Domestic violence can heighten during isolation. You’re not alone. DHS is still a resource for you and your children, as well as local domestic violence agencies.
The Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Family Law Website provides information about family law services and resources in Oregon, and offers statewide forms for use in family law proceedings. The website includes information, forms and resources for domestic violence, stalking, and elder abuse survivors.
Survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and families experiencing divorce or separation during COVID-19 have unique challenges. This resource includes information about the availability of protection orders and support from domestic/sexual violence advocacy programs during COVID-19. Also included is information regarding divorce, custody and other family law cases during COVID-19, as well as information about the COVID-19 stimulus payment that is specific to survivors and families going through divorce or custody disputes. Information regarding unemployment benefits, housing, food and safety net programs is also included.