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Please be aware that your internet and phone use can be monitored. If there is any chance that your abuser has access to your computer or your phone, we recommend using a safer (public) phone or computer. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

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Safety Planning support

Click any of the links below for more information on the National Domestic Violence Hotline website.

restraining orders

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, The Gateway Center is currently not providing walk-in assistance. Please reach out by phone at (503) 988-6400 to try and schedule an appointment based on your needs.

The Gateway Center is located on 10305 E Burnside St. and is open for walk-in support 9am – 4pm Monday through Friday. Their staff can help you determine if a restraining order is the safest option, assist with navigating and filling out restraining order applications related to domestic violence (for Multnomah County residents), and answer questions about safety issues and concerns. Call (503) 988-6400 for more information and to verify hours.

Their suggestions for safety if you have a restraining order include:

Important Numbers


Raphael House of Portland's 24-Hour Hotline

(503) 222-6222

Information about current shelter availability and connection to crisis services.

Proyecto UNICA

(503) 232-4448 / (888) 232-4448

Línea de Crisis disponible las 24 horas

Русская Орегонская Социальная Служба

(503) 777-3437

Call to Safety

(503) 235-5333 / (888) 235-5333

Hotline for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their loved ones.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

(800) 799-SAFE (7233) or TTY (800) 787-3224

National Deaf Hotline

(1-800-787-3224 (TTY), 203-812-1001 (ADWAS in Seattle), or 1-855-812-1001 (Video Phone)

Advocates have partnered with Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services in Seattle, and are available to assist individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing via live chat, IM, e-mail, video phone, and TTY. Not all services are available 24/7.



“The relationship
I was in, I wasn’t safe at all.

But I woke up at Raphael House – I learned safety practices for me and my child. I gained so much knowledge here.”

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