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Domestic Violence Response Team

In partnership with the City of Monterey Police Department, YWCA-MC has a Domestic Violence Response Team Advocate on-site and ready to respond to any calls regarding Domestic Violence in Monterey. By taking a team approach to Domestic Violence response, we help victims access the resources they need as quickly as possible.

The Domestic Violence Response team advocate can be reached by calling 831-646-3444.

The DVRT Program Advocate provides:
  • Counseling
  • Advocacy
  • Lethality/risk assessments
  • Safety planning
  • Restraining order assistance
  • Referral systems as needed to victims of Domestic Violence and their children
  • The advocate is available after-hours for any emergency call-out situation
  • After-care contact with victims with direct access to the YWCA Monterey County’s Domestic Violence Shelter

The City of Monterey Police Department is available and ready to help and you can reach them by calling +1-831-646-3830. If it is an emergency please call 911 to get immediate help.

Our 24-hour crisis line is always ready to assist you.  +1-831-372-6300 

If you are experiencing violence of any kind, now is the time to reach out for help.  YWCA-MC has been providing help to victims for 100 years–it’s what we do.

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