Domestic Violence Article

Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence

Yuma County Resources for Domestic Violence

Yuma County Superior Court, 250 W. 2nd Street, Yuma, AZ

Presiding Judge (928) 329-2170

Clerk of the Court (928) 817-4223

Court Administration (928) 817-4088 

Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling

Amberly's Place, a Family Advocacy Center (928)373-0849

Arizona Child Abuse or Neglect Hotline (CPS) 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1-800-782-6400

Boys Town National Hotline (24 Hours) 1-800-448-3000 TTY:1-800-448-1833

Child and Family Services of Yuma (Children Only) (928)783-2427

MCAS Family Advocacy Program (military) (928)341-2561

National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE(7233) TTY 1-800-787-7224

Parents Anonymous of AZ (Crisis Hotline) 1-800-352-0528

Safe House Shelter (928)782-0077


The Excel Group (928)341-0335


Domestic Violence - Counseling for Abusers

Behavioral Health Services (928)341-0335 (928)344-2350

Lois Faust-Fazio, NlA CAC, (court ordered) (928)344-9894

MCAS Family Advocacy Program (928)344-9894

Parents Anonymous of AZ (Crisis Hotline) 1-800-352-0528

Serenity House (928)341-0335 (928)783-5642

Domestic Violence - Shelters/Safe Houses; (24 hours)

Boys Town National Hotline (24 Hours) 1-800-448-3000 TTY:1-800-448-1833

Child & Family Services (928)783-2427

Safe House Shelter (928)782-0077 1-877-440-0550

Information Resources

Community Information and Referral(24 hours) 602-263-8856


Contact Shelter Hotline-24 Hour Information & Referral (602)263-8856


Parent Assistance Hotline (Information on Parents' Legal Rights) 1-800-732-8193

Western AZ Council of Govermnent (WACOG) (928)669-9466

Legal Services

Community Legal Services - Yuma (928)782-7511 1-800-424-7962

Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment

San Luis Municipal Court (928)627-2020

Somerton Municipal Court (928)627-8152

Wellton Municipal Court (928)785-3321

Yuma Municipal Court (928)783-3381

Somerton Justice Court (928)627-2722

Wellton Justice Court (928)785-3321

Yuma Justice Court (928)329-2180

Clerk of the Superior Court (928)329-2164

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program

AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911

Victim Services

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program

AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911

Yuma County Attorney Victim Witness Program (928)329-2133  


On 4/24/09
Corinne said
good for schoolwork

On 11/30/06
claudia said
great resource page!


  • I have been married for almost 11 years with 5 children ages 7 and under. I have been a stay at home mother for almost 8 years, have been attending school full time at home for the past 3 years and have plans to continue until I've reached my doctorate, which will take approx another 5 years. I found out my husband is being unfaithful and I want a separation but he won't agree to one, so I'd like a divorce. Is there a way I can get him to leave our home we own while I'm dealing with finding an attorney and filing? He won't be happy/nice if he knows. He won't let me let me leave with the kids.
  • My son went to court and got my restraining order against him dismissed. I went to court and got a copy of the proof of service which was signed by his fiancĂ©e. She never served me. Is it legal for her to serve me?
  • My husband abuses me in public n at home, im felling mentally harassed by him coz he goes to office n come home but does'nt speak to me at all, im all alone at home, i dont have a work permit yet, he is planning to send me back to my country, i guess this is the reason he wants to mentally harass me so that i go crazy n leave him , so please help me how to get out of this situation, calling 911 would help me in this situation ?
  • I am not married to my daughters father, we recently split due to domestic violence. I am talking with him and his lawyer to get a resolution before our temporary orders hearing. The only term we are not agreeing on is that I want to stipulate that my daughter and I can relocate to Colorado in a year. His attorney keeps saying the courts will not accept that even if we come to an agreement on everything else before our court date. I spoke to an attorney who told me the opposite. How do I word this to his attorney or is his attorney right?
  • I am currently going through a divorce, where there is no custody established, and am pregnant. I have been put on strict bedrest. I am trying to move to Nevada where I will have more help from my older children's father and be able to be on bedrest like I'm supposed to. Would I be able to file a petition for relocation with a minor, and temporarily move before the 60 days, without getting in trouble for it. And will it effect how they decide custody. Also, I have a PO against the other parent, and there has been domestic violence toward me and the children during our marriage.
  • Can you end a lease early if the place you live is not safe? (gun shotting and domestic violence in the area) If you do end a lease early ..what is the fee there are allowed to charge you?
  • A court signed an Injunction Against Harrassment to protect me from my ex-boyfriend but I cannot afford to pay a process server to have the injunction served on him.  He is still harrassing me but leaves before the police arrive.  What should I do?
  • Can my daughter, 13 testify in m order of protection harassment injunction against her father's girlfriend? We have an order of protection against the girlfriendour
  • can i change my mind about an order of protection that i got from the family court in phoenix. if so, how do i do that. Also can i rent an apartment with my roommate that i got the Order of Protection on before the order is terminated by the court?


  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
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