Flowers on Wood

S.W.A.T. Cares & Supports You

Whether you want to talk through concerns, explore the possibility of moving out or learn your legal rights, our Advocates are here to help! Learn more about the services below and call us at 707-962-8738.

Meet with an Advocate

If you would like to meet with an Advocate in person, the first step is to call our 24-hour Helpline. Then, one of our trained Advocates will follow up with you to schedule a meeting as soon as possible.

 

Your Advocate can meet with you wherever is safest and most convenient for you—in a café, library, or  community center, or you can meet with your Advocate via ZOOM. We welcome people of all genders and sexual orientations! 

There is no charge for our services, and we tailor our support to meet your needs. Our services are confidential and include:

  • Emotional support

  • Information about domestic violence and its impact on survivors

  • Help with planning for your safety

  • Help with accessing housing and other services

  • Financial help to overcome barriers to your safety and independence ( If funds are available)

  • Assistance with other individualized needs

Get Help with Housing

If you want to leave or have already left an abusive relationship and need help to find new housing, call our 24-hour Helpline. 

Survivors With A Testimony has resources available to help you move to new housing.

Survivors With A Testimony Inc. offers short-term housing for survivors of all genders, individually or with their children, who have left an abusive relationship and are in danger or face other special challenges to finding housing.

 

Residents can receive a variety of supportive services, including:

  • emotional support

  • safety planning

  • help with accessing community resources

  • support for children and parenting

  • help with finding housing.
     

We can provide referrals to other shelters and community housing resources as well.

Get Parenting Help

If you are worried about the impact  abuse  has on your children or the quality of your relationship with them, the first step is to call our 24-hour Helpline. 

 

Then, one of our trained Advocates will follow up with you to schedule a meeting as soon as possible.

There is no charge for our services, which are confidential and include:

  • Emotional support

  • Information about domestic violence and its impact on children and parenting relationships

  • Tips for supporting your children in other ways

  • Referrals to other community resources

Join a Support Group

If you would like to join others who have experienced domestic violence to give and receive support, the first step is to call our 24-hour Helpline. 

 

A S.W.A.T. Advocate will follow up with you to schedule a meeting as soon as possible to learn more about your individual needs and sign you up for a support group or connect you with a community support group. 

There is no charge for support groups, which are confidential and include:

  • Emotional support from group facilitators and participating survivors

  • Information about domestic violence and its impact on survivors

Join Prayer  Group

If you would like to join others who have experienced domestic violence and are looking for a relationship with Christ join our morning group prayer line every morning at 6am and every night at 9pm. You can call our  24-hour Helpline at any given time and ask an intake counselor to pray with you. The prayers are all Christian based prayers. If you want to send your prayer request in you can just email us. 

What Our Clients Say

C. Hill

I was finally able to share my storyin hopes of helping others. This organization has help me out tremedously.