Domestic Violence Resource Page


DV Advocate

What is Domestic Violence and Domestic Assault?

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats, and emotional abuse.

Who Can Be a Victim?

Anyone can become a victim of domestic violence, women, men, children, the elderly and disabled. Domestic violence can come from spouses, significant others, parents, caregivers, close family members, or roommates.

Services and Resources at SRJC:

  • Referrals to local DV shelters and resources
  • On campus restraining orders
  • Safe escorting from campus security to and from classes to car
  • Teacher and faculty awareness and corroboration
  • Counseling and mental health services
  • On campus and local support groups