Family Violence Law Center (FVLC) (Oakland, CA)

For more than 30 years, FVLC has sought to end family violence in Alameda County. HQ in Oakland.

Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: FVLC
Tags: Children & Juvenile, Domestic Violence, Women

FVLC seeks to end family violence in Alameda County by providing support and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, changing individual and community perceptions about relationship abuse, and advocating for change within the legal, health, education, and criminal justice systems.

Over the course of more than 30 years, the skilled, dedicated staff and volunteers of FVLC have played an integral role in changing how domestic violence is perceived, addressed, and prevented in Alameda County. With the support of our community partners, donors, and foundations, FVLC is transforming the community’s response to an issue that touches the lives of countless women, children, and men.


News Story

AI-powered tool helps domestic violence survivors file restraining orders

Rebecca Ruiz
December 16, 2017
When a domestic violence survivor files the legal paperwork for a restraining order against an abuser, the process is often complicated, emotional, and time-intensive.

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