Domestic Violence Article

Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence

Apache County Resources for Domestic Violence

Apache County Superior Court, PO Box 667, 70 W. 3rd South, St. Johns, AZ 85936-0667, (928) 337-7555

Presiding Judge  (928) 337-7550

Clerk of the Court (928) 337-7550

Domestic Violence - Abuse Crisis Counseling

Apache Behavioral Health Services (928)338-4811

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

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

Behavioral Health Agency of Central Arizona Crisis Line (520)836-2880

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

Little Colorado Behavioral Health Center, St. Johns (928)337-4301

Little Colorado Behavioral Health Center, Springerville (928)333-2683

My Sister's House - Gallup, NM (Crisis Hotline) (505)722-7483 Toll Free: 1-800-634-4508

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

Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Services (928)774-2070

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

Domestic Violence - Counseling for Abusers

Behavioral Health Agency of Central Arizona Abusers Line (520) 836-1688

Little Colorado Behavioral Health Center, St. Johns (928)337-4301

Little Colorado Behavioral Health Center, Springerville (928)333-2683

Navajo Town Sight Community Development (505)777-2245

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

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

ADABI (Safe House, Chinle) (928)674-8314 Toll Free: 877-698-0899

Bread of Life Mission, Holbrook (928)524-3874

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

My Sister's House - Gallup, NM (24-hour Crisis Hotline) (505)722-7483 Toll Free: 1-800-634-4508

New Hope Ranch (St. Johns) (877)974-4673

White Mountain Safe House - 24-hours (Pinetop) (928)367-6017 Toll Free: 800-224-1315

Information Resources

Community Information and Referral(24 hours) 602-263-8856 Toll Free:1-800-352-3792

Contact Shelter Hotline-24 Hour Information & Referral (602)263-8856 Toll Free:1-800-352-3792

Contact Shelter Hotline (602)263-8900 Toll Free:1-800-799-7739

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

Legal Services

DNA People's Legal Services, Ft. Defiance (928)871-4151Toll Free:1-800-789-5781

DNA People's Legal Services, Chinle (928)674-5242 Toll Free:1-800-789-7598

Orders of Protection/Injunctions Against Harassment

Round Valley/Eager/Springville Municipal/Justice Court (928)333-4613

St. Johns Municipal/Justice Court (928)337-7558

Chinle Justice Court (928)674-5922

Sanders Justice Court (928)688-2954

Clerk of the Superior Court (928)337-7550

Victim Services

Apache County Attorney Victim Witness Program St. Johns (928)337-7560

Navajo Dept. of Law Enforcement Victim/Witness (928)871-7584

Victim Rights and Witness Assist Program - AZ State Attorney General (602)542-4911

Revised June 2006



  • My friend just started dating someone who has to attend anger management courses because his ex accused him of domestic violence. He claims she had no proof and that he was not able to defend himself. I want to know if it is true that AZ courts will send someone to anger management classes without any proof of actual violence?
  • 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?
  • what are the charges for assault intetional/reckelessly injure
  • i have a assault - touching with intent to injur charge and managed to miss my court date wich was on wed.Called today and they issued a warrent misdereanor but also have a 500.00 bond how do i take care of tis without going to jail ?????
  • In Sept. of 2014 my boyfriend pushed me down the stairs in our house and was arrested. Six months later Jan. 16, 2015 he punched me several times in the face breaking my nose and causing me to get 7 stitches above my left eye. He choked me and then forced me to sit in a chair while he threatened me. He fled before HPD arrived and was arrested in March for felony battery and coercion. I did not testify and charges were dropped. On Feb. 8th, 2017 he was arrested for DV. Can the prior charges get brought back in the new case even if he wasn't convicted?
  • when a minor commits dv against a parent, shouldn't the minor be removed from the parent and dangerous and unsafe environment?
  • My dad left when i was baby. He just came back into my life a year ago, my mom has custody of me. But this past year i have been emointally abused and have had a few situatons with being physically abused as well. This is causing my school work to drop, and i cant take living here anymore. I have tried to find a way to live with my dad until i graduate, but i would like to know if there is any legal way i can move out, so I can get my life together and finish school without any problems.
  • 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 husband wants custody of his three boys 12,10,8.He has joint legal custody with his ex-wife,butshe has primaryphysical custody but oldest wants to be with dad.She is abusive to the children and CPS are involved they said that they can't do anything about custody.My husband took one boy to sheriff after an incident but even though there was was a case opened and an ivestigation,when the report was sent to the district attourney's office they didn't continue to persue charges.She left a bruise on the boys face but since nothing was done about it what can I do if we can't afford an attourney?
  • if I’m getting a restraining order against my roommate and she goes to get one before me on false terms because I’m getting one. Will the judge serve me with hers while i am in court trying to get mine? We have an apartment together and i think she is doing it to Get off of our lease.


  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .



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