Domestic Violence Services reminds the community that services remain available during the coronavirus pandemic. The nonprofit organization offers help to individuals who are in abusive relationships, victims of sexual assault or stalking.

Serving Umatilla and Morrow counties for more than 40 years, the organization operates emergency shelters in Hermiston and Pendleton, as well as advocacy centers in both towns. Its mission is to provide help to all victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.

DVS provides safety planning, support groups, workshops and classes. Services are available in English and Spanish. In addition, free training workshops are available for civic and service groups.

In addition to the shelters and advocacy centers, the agency maintains a 24-hour crisis line at 800-833-1161. For more information, contact 541-276-3322, 541-567-0424, or visit

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