Can men use the Domestic Violence Resource Center’s services?

Yes. Domestic Violence Resource Center’s services are available for both men and women. Our emergency shelter is not co-ed, but we are able to arrange for other housing options for men.

Do I need to be a legal U.S. citizen to receive services?

No. You can receive Domestic Violence Resource Center’s services even if you are not a U.S. citizen.

Am I required to give my name if I call or come in?

You can call or access the Domestic Violence Resource Center anonymously.

What are the costs of your services?

There is no cost. All of Domestic Violence Resource Center’s emergency services are offered at no cost to our clients.

Do I need to have been physically abused or have visible signs of physical abuse?

No. We offer our services to victims of all forms of domestic abuse.

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Can you call me?

No. It is not safe for the Domestic Violence Resource Center to call you at home because our phone number could be revealed to your abuser. We don’t ever want to jeopardize your safety. Please [...]

Can I bring my pet to the emergency shelter?

We aren’t able to accommodate pets, however, we can assist you in arranging for safe shelter at Noah’s Reno.

What shelter options are available for families with adolescent boys?

The Domestic Violence Resource Center serves families with adolescent boys. Domestic Violence Resource Center advocates determine on a case by case basis what shelter settings are best for each [...]

Do I need to have a police report to receive services?

No. You do not need to file a police report to receive Domestic Violence Resource Center’s services.