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

1-877-440-0550

The Excel Group (928)341-0335

1-800-880-8901

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

1-800-352-3792

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

1-800-352-3792

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  


Comments:

On 4/24/09
Corinne said
good for schoolwork

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

QUESTIONS

  • If an order of protection was placed, does it show addresses, names, and phone numbers to the person being served?
  • If a mother puts a restraining order against her sons girlfriend 4 months before he turns 18 and he doesn't want one put on her can he get it dismissed when he turns 18?
  • I was recently in a relationship with a guy who was verbally and emotionally abusive. We were living together for about 3 months and he was always yelling at me and I was getting very scared. After he held me inside our apartment and refused to let me leave I finally got out and moved out. I tried to keep things civil. He moved to out of state but he says he will come back. He calls the house I am staying at several times a day.  He breaks into my emails and talks to my friends. He threatens me and he gets very angry at times and calls me and says he will do stuff to me and he will do stuff to my friends . I was wondering what I could do. I am very stressed out and scared and I feel like it is getting worse and I need a solution. I looked up about an order of protection but Im not sure where to go and how to do it. Id like to stop him from contacting me, my family, and my friends. I feel that he may be emotionally unstable and have issues that could turn to violence. He says he is coming back to Arizona and I just want to protect myself, my family, and my friends.
  • where I do I take domestic violence classes in Prescott Arizona ???and how much do they cost
  • In 2005, my wife at the time called the police said I threatened her. County sheriffs arrested me. She admitted it was a lie. Now almost ten years later I'm in another state, put in for a concealed weapons license and it showed up and I was denied. Was told I could try again in a year. My question, even though not charged can this be removed easy? Note back then I even had a ccw in az.
  • I want to get my stuff from my ex boyfriends house but he won't let me can the police help me?
  • okay so i had a d.v. charge about 15 years ago did the classes and just recently recieved my level 1 fingerprint clearance am i legal to carry a firearm
  • My husband currently lives with me, and our 2 daughters. He has barely been paying anything toward bills and rent and recently there have been some domestic violence issues also. Can I file for child support even though he is currently living in my home?
  • My daughter(12yo)and I are survivors of Domestic Violence. I was awarded sole custody of my daughter. For the past 3&1/2 years my ex-husband has continued to violate our parenting plan. He continously blames me for his choices and his daughter as well. Last week he blantently violated the parenting plan by leaving my daughter at our apt's alone. Our parnenting plan states specifically we are required to exchnge her at McDonalds at 7pm. What legal recourse do I have?
  • when a minor commits dv against a parent, shouldn't the minor be removed from the parent and dangerous and unsafe environment?

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