Domestic Violence Resource Center


The mission of the Domestic Violence Resource Center is to educate, support and empower survivors and their children who are affected by intimate partner violence by offering counseling, advocacy, shelter services and community outreach.

Bottom Line for Portland

The Domestic Violence Resource Center (DVRC) provides free and confidential supportive services to survivors of domestic violence. Support services offered by DVRC include advocacy, counseling, emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent housing, and a 24/7 crisis line. In 2020 alone, we responded to 4,621 crisis calls, created 2,094 safety plans, held 1,243 individual counseling sessions, and provided 3,370 safe nights in our shelters for survivors. 


"When I first came to Monika's House (DVRC's emergency shelter), I didn't know what to expect. I never thought I would be connecting to others who didn't think twice about believing my experiences. My Advocates really wanted to help me step into my future. What mattered to me, mattered to them." -Survivor

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Domestic violence does not discriminate and affects millions of people each year. At DVRC, we remain committed to serving ALL survivors of domestic violence regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, economic status, or education level. DVRC works to break down service barriers by providing culturally specific and bilingual services to survivors. 


DVRC's first 25 donors who donate at least $25 will receive a coupon for a free small order of garlic knots from Society Pie


Richard Winkel, CPA will match the first $1,000 in donations to DVRC. 

Business Partner(s)

Society Pie is a family owned and operated pizzeria committed to delivering great service, doing everything with quality, and positively impacting their community.  


Richard Winkel, CPA provides assurance and tax services focusing on the non-profit and municipal industries. Our success depends entirely on how well we serve our clients, and nothing takes precedence over our commitment to meet each client’s need for effective, responsive professional service. 

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Year Founded: 1975

Tax ID: 930665804

Domestic Violence Resource Center is in the Human Services category which is sponsored by The Standard

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