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About Us

The Center for Violence-Free Relationships was founded in 1980, and over the past 30 years The Center has been committed to building a community free from sexual assault and domestic violence.  We are the only sexual assault and domestic violence agency serving the western slope of El Dorado County.

The Center is recognized at the local, state and national level for its innovative, groundbreaking programs, and its ability to provide essential services to families in need. As one of the only agencies of its kind that tracks, measures, verifies and reports the actual impact each service and program is having towards stopping the cycle of violence, The Center is dedicated to building healthy relationships, families and communities.

Our compassionate and experienced are staff trained in the fields of domestic violence and sexual assault. Our staff is supported by the agency’s many volunteers. Volunteers participate in various aspects of The Center’s activities: crisis line, peer counseling, group facilitation, legal advocacy, hospital and court accompaniment, clerical, public speaking, prevention education programs, and many more.

Mission Statement

The Center for Violence-Free Relationships is dedicated to building healthy relationships, families, and communities free from sexual assault and domestic violence through education, advocacy, and services in western El Dorado County.