Domestic Violence Article

Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Tribal Court Information and Resources

Apache - San Carlos

Mt. Graham Safe House - Safford (928)348-9104


San Carlos Tribal Social Services (General) 928-475-2313

Apache - Whiteriver

Apache Behavioral Health Services - Whiteriver (928)338-4811

Gila River Indian Community

Gila River Drug & Alcohol Abuse Center - Sacaton (602)258-7714

Gila River Tribal Social Services - Sacaton (520)562-3396

Navajo and Hopi

Ama Doo Alchini Bighan Inc., (ADABI) - Chinle

After 5pm and weekends call Chinle Indian Hospital

Emergency Room and ADABI on-call person (928)674-8314


Chinle Hospital


Hopi Guidance Center (Keams Canyon)(General) 928-737-2586

Tohdenasshai Women's Shelter - Kayenta (928)697-8591

Indian Health Services

Tuba City for Family Harmony (928)283-4650

Other Tribal Services

Indian Health Service (Tucson), San Xavier Health Service (520)295-2405

Yavapai/Apache Tribes - Camp Verde (928)567-3649



  • I was served with an injunction against harassment and was never informed by the plantiff that I was harassing her...we were friends. Now I have been given this form and I don't know what to do...she never indicated that she felt threaten by me and showed no changes in her behaviors that would even give the slightest clue as to her feelings...what do I do to protect myself now...
  • My coucelor at SU VOZ VALE informed me i can fix my immigrant status, using the police report i filed on my ex boyfriend for the domestic violence? How and where do i start?
  • Am I legally able to move out of state with my son, if the father is on the birth certificate? He has been active in our sons life as well as paying for his needs. However I am not safe nor is my children's state of mind and well being. There is 15 years of emotional, physical and mental abuse from him. My children as well as myself want a safe home and stability. I can't provide that unless I relocate. I have a job lined up in the new state as well as a home I can afford on my own The town sheriff is 200 feet away from me as well as CIA behind me I would be renting my home from family friends
  • I co-own a house with my fiance. He was abusive, and I ended up having to get an order of protection against him. Is there a way I can get him to "sell or release" his half of the property?
  • 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?
  • I and my daughter have not seen my husband in 5 years. She is 6. He was abusive but never arrested because he was good at abusing without leaving marks and lying. He has taken steps to hide his whereabouts and stated that if he had to pay child support he would take custody. I have been with my current fiancé for about 3 years and he would like to adopt her. Can he do that before the divorce?
  • What do I need to do to change one of my daughters last name. My domestic partner is not the biological father but he has been there with my daughter and i since about 3 months into my pregnancy. My daughter currently has my last name but both my partner and i want to change her last name to his. Her biological father isnt in the birth certificate nor in her life. And she is 1. What are the steps to change her last name?
  • I am roommates with someone he has assaulted me I am going to get a restraing order,what I would like to know who has to move out of the home we share?
  • 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?
  • Me and my ex-spouse has joint custody, recently I move and have not reported to the court. Im scared to let him know my new residents due to the threats that I recieve by text and answering machine I decided to get a training order is there anything that I need to know addiction to this order?


  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .



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