Programs and Services
ELAWC strives to help women find esperanza or hope in their lives, and empowers them to attain a quality life that is safe and healthy for themselves and their children.Using a holistic and family-centered approach, ELAWC delivers bilingual, culturally relevant services. These programs are built on a foundation of best-practices including interdisciplinary evidence-based models. Our work incorporates individuals, groups, communities, and partnerships to end violence against women and girls and HIV.
ELAWC builds healthier communities by working closely with our many community partners in health care, law enforcement, social services, public institutions, and others.
In 2013, ELAWC received 3500 hotline calls; 975 women and their 2000 children received domestic violence counseling and support; 250 community members completed the Promotora training and received certificates and they reached out to 1200 women at risk of HIV & interpersonal violence, and 60 individuals completed the 54 hr. certified training on sexual assault. ELAWC provided over 2,400 hours of support group sessions and we provided training to 450 professionals all over LA County.