When a potential client contacts Shepherd’s Door a staff member or trained volunteer speak with them over the phone to assess the problem and see how Shepherd’s Door can be of assistance. After talking to the victim and evaluating their safety, they are invited to come into the office where domestic violence advocates and staff can assess the client’s situation and provide the best care and resources that will best benefit the client.
Domestic Violence Counseling
Youth Violence Prevention Education
Transportation (Bus Tokens)
Legal Advocacy Program
Legal Advocacy for Sexual Assault Survivor
Emergency Protective Order (EPO)
Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)
Permanent Restraining Order for Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO)
Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse Counseling
Anger Management Group Sessions ( Court Ordered)
Saturday’s 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: 12 Weeks, 16 weeks and 26 weeks
52-Weeks Batterers Intervention Program: ( Court Ordered) Approved by The Los Angeles Probation Department
The sessions are conducted by certified facilitators skilled and trained to help participants identify anger and triggers in their lives that cause violence and disruptions in relationships.