Updates and information about services in response to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation continues to change, we thought it would be best to update you on the services that My Sister’s House is offering during this time.

We recognize and are preparing for an increase in domestic violence and intimate partner violence during social distancing and shelter in place.

Our 24/7 multilingual support line remains open and victims can receive support, information, and safety planning by calling us at 916-428-3271.

Our shelters are currently full for the moment, but remains operational with additional sanitizing practices put in place. Our housing assistance program is still available as well and can be accessed by calling our 24/7 multilingual support line.

We will continue to monitor the situations at the courts, and our legal services and immigration assistance are still available.

We are looking into ways of providing virtual (mental health) support during this time. While support groups are being worked on, individual counseling is still offered.

Both My Sister’s Café locations (455 Capitol Mall and 650 Capitol Mall) are currently closed to the public at the moment, but we are still offering catering services. You can support the café by ordering gift certificates from our website.

And our outreach and education services are switching up their strategy during this time and are working on engaging community groups and offering educational opportunities largely virtually.

Many of our workers are working from home, but all of our services are still offered and available for anyone who may need or want it. We’re largely doing it virtually or through phone calls.

My Sister’s House will continue to have all of our services available and survivors can access them by calling 916-428-3271.