The CCS Mission

It is our mission to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice...

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State and National Coalitions

California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV)
California Partnership emerged from the 25-year experience of Statewide California Coalition for Battered Women and California Alliance Against Domestic Violence.

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) 
A statewide coalition of rape crisis centers and prevention programs founded in 1980.


Cars For Causes
Provides information on how to donate your vehicle, boat or RV. 

CCS Job Postings

Idealist - Action Without Borders
A non profit organization that promotes the sharing of ideas, information and resources to help build a world where all people can live free, dignified and productive lives. 

Community Campaigns

Voices And Faces Project 
The Voices and Faces Project is a non-profit initiative created to give voice and face to survivors of sexual violence, offering a sense of solidarity and possibility to those who have lived through abuse, while raising awareness of how sexual violence impacts victims, families and communities. is attempting to raise awareness about digital dating abuse and stop it before it gets worse. Sponsored and co-created by the Family Violence Prevention Fund, the Office on Violence Against Women and the Ad Council, the site is designed to address new and complicated problems between teens who are dating or hooking up – problems like constant and controlling texting, pressuring for nude pictures, and breaking into someone’s e-mail or social networking page.

My Strength Campaign 
MyStrength is a project of the California Department of Health Services and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA). The campaign aims to enlist young men to take action to stop rape – centering on the theme of “My Strength is Not for Hurting,” and designed to raise awareness of sexual violence among youth and highlight the vital role that young men can play in fostering healthy, safe relationships.

The Clothesline Project 
The Clothesline Project is a program started on Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. They then hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women.

Teen Community Violence Solutions 
A web site for youth with important information about sexual violence, harassment, personal safety as well as community resources.

Best Practices

The Incredible Years
The Incredible Years are research-based, proven effective programs for reducing children’s aggression and behavior problems and increasing social competence at home and at school.

Motivational Interviewing
Motivational Interviewing is a client-centered, directive method for enhancing intrinsic motivation to change by exploring and resolving ambivalence.

Beyond Trauma: A Healing Journey for Women
Beyond Trauma: A Healing Journey for Women is a manualized curriculum for women’s services based on theory, research, and clinical experience. Beyond Trauma has a psychoeducational component that teaches women what trauma is, its process, and its impact. The major emphasis is on coping skills, with specific exercises for developing emotional wellness.