(Mar 28, 2017) The expansion of our Santa Maria Emergency Shelter operations increases capacity from 28 clients to more than 60 clients at any given time.
(Jan 19, 2017) Stories of Courage and Triumph – The luncheon raises awareness and funds to support victims of domestic violence and celebrates DVS’ 40 years of support and advocacy to the Santa Barbara Community.
(Jan 10, 2017) DVS sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ranae Marie Ronquillo, the victim of a tragic domestic violence crime committed this past weekend in Lompoc that ended in her death.
(Dec 21, 2016) This past week employees from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services hand delivered 12 Christmas Trees and accompanying holiday decorations to be distributed to victims of domestic violence and their children in DVS’ emergency shelters in Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria.
Candlelight Vigils in Honor of Domestic Violence Victims and Survivors
DVS Lompoc Vigil (Aug 22, 2016)
DVS Santa Barbara Vigil (Sept 14, 2016)
DVS Santa Maria Vigil (Sept 14, 2016)
(Sept 6, 2016) The White Knights event will raise community awareness, and promote engagement and education about domestic violence.