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Domestic Violence Information & Resources

Local Resources


As a victim of domestic violence, your safety and safety of your children and family are very important. Remember if you are making phone calls from home, or using your computer at home, that there may be ways that other people in your home can check calls and internet sites that you have visited. For more information regarding safety planning, please call one of the domestic violence agencies listed on this information sheet.

If you are in immediate danger, call 911!

Modoc Crisis Center

(530) 233-4575
112 E 2nd St, Alturas, CA 96101


Modoc Sheriff's Office

Emergencies call 911
(non-emergency) (530) 233-4416

Alturas Police Department

Emergencies call 911
(non-emergency) (530) 233-2011


Suicide Prevention:

24 Hour toll-free Suicide Crisis Line: 1-877-ONE-LIFE/1-877-6635433

Safe At Home (Secretary of State)

Safe at Home is a confidential address program administered by the California Secretary of State's office and is most effective when used as a part of an overall safety plan. Safe at Home offers victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, human trafficking & elder and dependent abuse, as well as reproductive health care workers, a substitute mailing address to receive first class, certified, and registered mail. This address is also accepted by California state, county, and city government agencies in lieu of a residential or other mailing address where a victim can be tracked down, keeping the residence address confidential and out of the hands of someone who might want to harm the victim.

Feel free to call our toll-free number at (877) 322-5227 if you have any questions about our services.


Modoc County Victim Services

Brooke Mansfield (530) 233-3311
204 S. Court Street, Alturas, CA 96101

Phone appointments encouraged due to it being a rural area.

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in California

There are different types of restraining orders. A domestic violence restraining order is against someone you've dated or had an intimate relationship with, including a spouse or domestic partner. It can also be against a relative if they are your child, parent, sibling or grandparent. This includes in-laws.

A domestic violence restraining order can be granted against someone who has abused you or your children. Abuse can be emotional or physical. It can happen anywhere, including online. Abuse can happen in different ways, including someone stopping you from accessing money or basic needs, or isolating you from friends or family.

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