24-Hour Helpline: 800-575-5352
Stand Up Placer is available for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in crisis situations.
- If you are not in physical danger and you need to talk to someone, make sure you are safe and call or use the Chat With an Advocate feature in the header
- Access to emergency safe house for domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors and their children
- Walk-in crisis intervention at the Roseville and Auburn service offices during business hours
- Crisis services including on scene, law enforcement, hospital, court, family and children services – accompaniment and advocacy
Advocacy and response teams
Stand Up Placer Advocates can talk to you about safety planning, emergency housing, and walk-in crisis interventions. Call the 24-hour helpline at 800-575-5352. We also offer on-scene accompaniment and advocacy in hospitals or in response to law enforcement calls/response in Placer County:
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
SART is composed of law enforcement officers, advocates, forensic examiners and the district attorney’s office who provide immediate support as well as follow-up medical, advocacy and criminal justice services to all victims of sexual assault in Placer County. Stand Up Placer provides 24-hour response, 7 days per week to SART calls. Stand up Placer also provides follow-up counseling for victims of sexual assault and their significant others.
To contact Stand Up Placer about our SART services, please call 800-575-5352.
Domestic Violence Emergency Response Team (DVERT)
DVERT provides response and early intervention to Placer County families experiencing domestic violence. The DVERT team is composed of law enforcement officers and advocates who provide immediate support and follow-up advocacy and criminal justice services to all adult and child victims of domestic violence in Placer County. Stand Up Placer provides 24-hour telephone response, 7 days per week to DVERT calls in Placer County.
To contact Stand Up Placer about our DVERT services, please call 800-575-5352.
Human Trafficking Response Team
To better serve human trafficking victims, Stand Up Placer has a human trafficking response team advocate working directly with local law enforcement.
HT response team advocates provide:
- Direct services as a field responder to victims of human trafficking in the city of Roseville.
- Emergency and supportive services for sex trafficking victims, including crisis intervention, emotional support, advocacy, accompaniment services, and safety planning efforts.
- On-scene accompaniment services with local law enforcement.
- Outreach services and community awareness activities for law enforcement.
Stand Up Placer’s services are available to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and their families. For more information on all the services listed here, please call our Helpline at 800-575-5352 or our service office at 916-773-7273.
Survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking can obtain crisis counseling at any time, day or night, either by calling the Stand Up Placer 24-hour Helpline at 1-800-575-5352, using our chat feature, or by coming into one of our service offices during business hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A trained advocate will assess the survivors’ situations, help them with a safety plan, and go over various options with them.
Shelter and safe housing
Stand Up Placer provides emergency confidential shelter where necessary for survivors and their children who are in immediate danger. A shelter stay provides an opportunity for survivors to be safe, to access the resources they and their children need, and to draw up a plan for their future.
You may be eligible for Stand Up Placer’s housing program. Some forms of assistance include one-time help with things like a deposit, first month’s rent, utility deposit, etc. We also have a limited amount of safe housing units out in the community where survivors can live for 12-24 months while they are re-establishing their lives.
Food, clothing, and transportation
Emergency food and clothing are available for domestic violence survivors and their families. Stand Up Placer will also arrange for transportation where required to go somewhere safe or to access necessary services.
Weekly support groups are available for survivors of domestic violence, under the guidance of our trained facilitators. Due to COVID-19, our domestic violence support group is currently held twice weekly by phone and video.
Domestic violence support group schedule
6 – 7:30 pm
10 – 11:30 am
|Please call our service office to sign up or for more information: 916-773-7273.|
Individual therapy for adult survivors and children ages 4+. Referrals for therapy must first be made through a Stand Up Placer advocate. You may request a referral through the helpline or at one of our Direct Services Offices.
Accompaniment and advocacy
To provide support, Stand Up Placer advocates are available to accompany domestic violence survivors through medical, legal, and law enforcement processes. Advocates help survivors navigate these systems and make informed decisions.
We provide survivors assistance with obtaining temporary restraining orders, child custody, and divorce. Advocates are available to accompany victims of domestic violence during court and mediation proceedings. Advocates cannot give legal advice; however, we do offer a legal clinic every Tuesday from 8:45 am – 12:10 pm (by appointment only) where survivors can meet with an attorney remotely. Please call our service office at 916-773-7273 for more information or to make an appointment.
Ongoing children’s individual counseling and group programs are offered for the children of domestic violence survivors, both at our shelter and at our service offices.
Referrals and other services
Stand Up Placer collaborates closely with local public and private social service agencies in Placer County to make sure our clients have access to a full range of social services. We provide information and referrals to survivors, and, where necessary, help with setting up appointments, transportation, and accompaniment. We also assist survivors with applying for CalFresh, Victim Compensation, and the Safe at Home Program.
HT drop-in and triage center
To best serve survivors of human trafficking in Placer County, Stand Up Placer has expanded our support services to include a HT Drop-in and Triage Center in a confidential location. This center provides shelter to human trafficking victims who have limited resources and need a safe place to decompress. The combination of the drop-in and triage center was created to offer emergency services to HT survivor all in one place.
Stand Up Placer’s HT Drop-in and Triage center offers:
- Emergency food and supplies
- In-person supportive services
- COVID-friendly case management
- Emergency shelter
- Educational space to help promote independence and assist with job readiness
Education and outreach services
Stand Up Placer’s Human Trafficking Team offers an outreach and education program to raise awareness of the realities of human trafficking in Placer County and to educate communities to Stand Up against human trafficking. We work with community partners, organizations, and communities to ensure that we are raising awareness of human trafficking.
To request a training on human trafficking, please email Human Trafficking Services Coordinator, Fany Aguilera, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently asked questions
What is sexual assault?
Sexual assault is any sexual contact without a person’s consent. This includes flashing, obscene phone calls, verbal and/or sexual harassment, touching or hurting the sexual parts of a person’s body, or sexual contact of any kind without consent.
What is domestic violence?
Domestic violence – also known as intimate partner violence – is any abuse that occurs between two people who are or have been in an intimate partner relationship or have a child together. Abuse includes physical, sexual, emotional, stalking, and neglect.
I would like to leave my abuser and enter the Stand Up Placer Safe House. What should I do?
Call our 24-hour Helpline at 800-575-5352 from a safe location. Trained Crisis Counselors will assist you in creating a safety plan and then help you identify what your next steps.
I want to relocate away from my abuser, but I don’t have the finances to do so. What can I do?
Call our 24-hour Helpline at 800.575.5352 from a safe location. The Crisis Counselor will assist you in creating a safety plan and assist you with planning your next steps.
I am concerned for my safety and would like to obtain a restraining order against my abuser. How does this process work?
Legal Advocates at the Roseville or Auburn Services offices can assist you with this process. Stand Up Placer staff will help you prepare the Temporary Restraining Order Paperwork as well as prepare you to navigate the family court system. Call the Roseville or Auburn Service office to schedule an appointment.
I have court next week for my Temporary Restraining Order and I am afraid to go alone because my abuser will be there. What can I do?
Stand Up Placer offers pre-scheduled court accompaniment for Temporary Restraining Order hearings. Stop by or call either the Roseville or Auburn office as soon as possible to ask about having an advocate accompany you to court.
I experienced domestic violence in my past, but am still dealing with some issues because of it. I want to get some therapy, but I can’t afford it. Is there anything I can do?
Both the Roseville and Auburn Stand Up Placer offices provide therapy to victims of domestic violence. Therapy is offered to individuals and even family members who have been affected by domestic violence regardless of ability to pay. Both offices also offer a Domestic Violence Drop-in Support Group as well, which can be very beneficial to healing.
I am a victim of sexual assault, but I do not want to report it to law enforcement. Is there any help out there for me?
Stand Up Placer provides therapy to victims of sexual assault at both the Roseville and Auburn locations. Therapy is also available to family members who have been affected by the sexual assault. You do not need to agree to report to law enforcement in order to receive our assistance. Our crisis counselors can assist you in identifying and accessing the treatment to meet your needs.