Domestic Violence Diversion Program

County of Los Angeles Approved Center

For Men & Women perpetrators

 

Is there a need for this service?

Absolutely!  There is a great need for this service in our society today.  Solving the problem of domestic violence is our number one priority.  San Martin has now adopted a program through which violence in the home may be eliminated.

ACTS OF VIOLENCE

  • Intimidation;
  • Sexual Violence
  • Destruction of Property
  • Physical Violence
  • Threats
  • Use of weapons

 

CLASS TIMES

Monday –  Women  
Tuesday – Men
Thursday– Men (Spanish Only)
Saturday - Men

 

This program is specially designed for men/women who abuse their spouses/partners.

 

OUR GOAL:

  1. Alternative to violent behavior/ non violent.
  2. Address male socialized roles and stereotypes.
  3. Look at societal attitudes toward women that trivialize women and their experiences.
  4. Teach responsibility toward ending the violence not only in their own lives but in the lives of others.


The ultimate goal is to arrive at a sense of equality and responsibility within intimate relationships.

WHO SHOULD REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM:


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  • Men/Women who volunteer for treatment.
  • Men/Women sent by the Police.
  • Men/Women who are referred by their church leaders.
  • Men/Women sent by the Civil and Criminal Court judges.
  • Men/Women sent by Dependency and/or Reconciliation Courts.
  • Men/Women sent by their attorneys.
  • Men/Women sent by their spouses.
  • Men/Women sent by Department of Children Services