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Our office provides brochures free of charge to anyone interested. If you are interested in receiving brochures, please contact Penie Colter at 775-334-3839, or email her at colterp@reno.gov. In your request, please list the brochures you are requesting, your name, and mailing address. Brochures we have available are:

  • Domestic Violence Safety Plan
  • Domestic Violence: A Shattering Reality
  • Violencia Domestica Plan de Seguridad


Who should I call for help? 
If you are in a crisis situation, call 9-1-1. If you need a safe place to stay, counseling or general legal assistance, contact one of the following organizations:

Domestic Violence Resources Phone Numbers
Safe Embrace 322-3466
Child Abuse and Neglect  784-8090 
Children's Cabinet  856-6200 
Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW)  329-4150 
24 hour Crisis Call Center  784-8090 or 800-992-5757 
Crisis Line  800-992-5757
Domestic Abuse Treatment Program at the University of Nevada  682-8675
Gospel Mission  323-0386
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-992-5757
Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence 828-1115 
Protection Orders  328-3468
Reno Police Department (Dispatch) 334-2121
Sexual Assault Survivor's Support Group  784-8085 
Step 2/Lighthouse of the Sierra  787-9411 
Tahoe Safe Alliance 800-736-1060 
United Way of Northern Nevada  322-8668 
Washoe County VINE Victim Information & Notification Everyday 888-268-8463
Washoe Legal Services  329-2727 

 

Criminal Justice Agencies & Advocates Phone numbers
Reno Police Department Victim Advocate
(An advocate with be assigned to work with you) 
657-4519
Reno Police Department Non-Emergency Dispatch 334-2121
Reno Police Department Family Crimes Detectives / Misdemeanors 334-2134
Sparks Police Department Detective Division  353-2225
Sparks Police Department Victim Advocate  353-2217
Sparks City Attorney Office victim Advocate  353-1628
Washoe County District Attorney Victim Witness Assistance Center  328-3210
Washoe County Sheriff Detective Division  358-3320

 

Senior Services Phone numbers
Elder Protective Services (EPS)  688-2964 
Washoe County Senior Services  328-2572 
Washoe County Senior Law Project  328-5292 
Senior Connection  784-8085 
Celebrating Seniors  800-357-7469 
Sanford Center for Aging  784-6977
Kids to Seniors Korner  858-5251
Senior Services 657-4602

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