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Interpersonal Violence Reporting 

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence or home abuse, call 911. 

IVCSD provides multiple resources alongside other community organizations to survivors of sexual assault and other interpersonal violence crimes. In partnership with Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA) the Survivor Resource Center is available at 970 Embarcadero Del Mar where survivors and their loved ones can meet with STESA. STESA may be contacted 24/7 at (805) 564-3696.

We also partner with the UC Police Department to provide an Interpersonal Violence Investigator and Prevention Detective for the Isla Vista community. Kovena Avila is a specialized trauma-informed investigator that is dedicated to working with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and other related crimes in order to achieve their intended justice. Detective Avila may be contacted at:

STESA (Stand Together to End Sexual Assault)

STESA provides confidential counseling and support services to survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones. 

Contact Information

433 E. Cañon Perdido Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone: (805) 963-6832

24-hour hotline (805) 564-3696

​​Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS)

DVS provides safety, shelter, and support for individuals and families affected by domestic violence and collaborates with community partners to raise awareness regarding the cause, prevalence, and impact.

Contact Information

Non-Emergency: (805) 963-4458

24-hour Crisis Line (805) 964-5245

Call 911 if you are in immediate danger