Domestic Abuse

STAND! For Families Free of Violence is a catalyst for breaking the multi-generational cycle of violence, promoting safe and strong relationships, and rebuilding lives.


STAND! For Families Free of Violence is committed to promoting safe and strong families. Our approach to eliminating family violence is well-rounded and community-wide. In addition to providing a complete spectrum of prevention, intervention, and treatment programs, we also enlist the efforts of local residents, partners, and institutions, all of whom are striving with us to stop domestic violence and child abuse.

Domestic violence and child abuse often co-occur in families. As the only comprehensive family violence reduction agency in Contra Costa County, STAND! assists more than 10,000 clients annually by providing comprehensive prevention, intervention, and treatment services to end the cycle of violence and child abuse.

Impact To Date


women and children sheltered


total funds raised

Scale Of The Problem



Female victims

85% of domestic violence victims
are women

$8.3 billion

is lost in the U.S. expenses annually: higher medical
costs ($5.3 billion) and lost productivity ($2.5 billion).

What We've Done