Empower Yolo

provides twenty-four hour crisis intervention, emergency shelter, confidential counseling, training, legal assistance, and other services for individuals and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, and child abuse.

Empower Yolo

provides resource centers for community services to improve the health, social, educational and economic outcomes of Yolo County residents.

Empower Yolo

provides community outreach and educational programs about available resources to promote health, stability, and self-sufficiency for individuals and families.

Help is Only a Phone Call Away

Empower Yolo is here to help. You are not alone. Trained advocates are available 24/7 to provide free crisis intervention, emotional support, advocacy, information and referrals.

All calls to Empower Yolo are private and confidential.

24/7 Crisis Lines

530-662-1133 / 916-371-1907

Empower Yolo Main Line


Help is Only a Phone Call Away

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Empower Yolo’s Services are Essential – We Remain Open to Serve the Community

We hope you and your families are healthy and safe.  We know that each day brings a new challenge for the community.

Empower Yolo’s services are considered essential and we remain open during regular office hours to provide services to individuals and families in need.  Empower Yolo is following protocols and taking precautions to keep our clients, staff and volunteers healthy and safe.

Appointments are encouraged.  Please call the office at the location you wish to visit.

Services by location are available here.​

Empower Yolo Office Hours:

Main Office, 175 Walnut Street, Woodland
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,       
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., appointments encouraged, (530) 661-6336

D Street Resource Center, 441 D Street, Davis
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8.30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., appointments encouraged, (530) 757-1261

West Sacramento Office, 1025 Triangle Ct. #600, West Sacramento
Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., (916) 873-8824

Knights Landing Resource Center, 9586 Mill Street, Knights Landing
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., (530) 661-5519

24-hour crisis line: (530) 662-1133

Services provided: safe shelter for victims of domestic violence/sexual assault/human trafficking, crisis line, restraining orders, family legal services, therapy , housing referrals, food referrals & distribution, health insurance by appointment, emergency clothing, hygiene products, diapers, case management, and other services as needed.

Need Help with Unpaid Rent?

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The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program is designed to help low-income Californians through the payment of unpaid rent to landlords.

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Thank you for supporting Empower Yolo:

Thank you to our wonderful donors for supporting Empower Yolo during the Travis Credit Union Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Campaign. We are grateful for your support, and for Travis Credit Union Foundation’s generous matching grant.

Thank you for helping us reach our goal! We appreciate your generosity and support.



Thank you for supporting Empower Yolo’s back to school drive! 

Your support truly makes a difference- 

Thank you to all the wonderful donors who gave to our back to school drive. We appreciate all the backpacks, school supplies, gift cards for first day of school outfits, grocery gift cards to help with the back to school breakfast at the shelter, and the financial donations for everything else the kids at the shelter needed to start the school year. A special thank you to Vision Barbering in Sacramento for giving the kids and moms at the shelter haircuts before school started. Thank you all for supporting our families at the safe house, and for helping the children start a successful, new school year.


Counseling Services at Empower Yolo: 

Empower Yolo provides free counseling services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. Counseling is available for adults and children; and support groups are available for adults and teens. Contact (530) 661-5311 for more information.  To see a full list of counseling services visit: Empower Yolo Counseling Services


COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Information:

COVID-19 Call-to-Order Vaccinations: 

The free call-to-order vaccine has been extended to run through September 30, 2021. There is also a Spanish phone line to the call-to-order program; please call: (530) 379-3465.

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Empower Yolo Resources Near You

Empower Yolo

Dowling Center

175 Walnut Street

Woodland, CA 95695


[email protected]

D Street House

441 D Street

Davis, CA 95616

(530) 757-1261


KL Resource Center

9586 Mill Street

Knights Landing, CA 95645

(530) 661-5519

West Sacramento

1025 Triangle Court, Suite 600

West Sacramento, CA 95605

(916) 873-8824

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