Karuk  “Pikyav” Domestic Violence Program                                                                                                                        Promoting Healthy Relationships and Peaceful Homes                                                                                                                                                 

**COVID-19 CRISIS**

NOTICE OF REDUCED OPERATING HOURS

Due to the COVID-19 Crisis and Governor Newsom’s Executive Order dated March 19, 2020, The Karuk Tribal Council has initiated office restrictions.

Athough the Tribe is not allowing access by the general public to any NON-HEALTH facility, PIKYAV D.V. STAFF ARE ACCESSIBLE.

TO ACCESS THE KARUK "PIKYAV" DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM SERVICES,

                                              CALL the  PROGRAM COORDINATORS' Main Number (530) 493-1630- Ext: 5303 or (530)-598-9992                                                                                                       

The Pikyav D.V. program staff work directly with the domestic violence shelters, courts and other service providers in Humboldt and Siskiyou counties providing services to eligible Native Women, Teens, Children, Elders and Community Members, and assisting with outreach and community education. Advocates  may assist eligible victims with navigating the legal, civil and criminal court process, including obtaining and enforcing protective orders. 
        

 Other Resources

Karuk  Vicitms of Crime Services Program  (530) 598-2468 (Orleans, Happy Camp, Yreka )

Siskiyou Domestic Violence & Crisis Center, Yreka, 1-877-842-4068

Humboldt County Domestic Violence, Eureka, 1-866-668-6543

Harrington House, Crescent City, 707-465-3013

The StrongHearts Native Helpline (1-844-762-8483) is a culturally-appropriate domestic violence and dating violence helpline for Native Americans, available every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT. StrongHearts advocates offer the following services at no cost:

peer support and advocacy
information and education about domestic violence and dating violence
personalized safety planning
crisis intervention
referrals to Native or Tribal-based domestic violence service providers

Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. It is often accompanied by emotionally abusive and controlling behavior that is only a fraction of a systematic pattern of dominance and control. Domestic violence can result in physical injury, psychological trauma, and in severe cases, even death. The devastating physical, emotional, and psychological consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and last a lifetime.

For anonymous, confidential help available 24/7, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).

   
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