IF YOU ARE THE VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

AND YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE, CALL 911. 

 

To All Participants and Applicants

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides protections for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. VAWA protections are not only available to women, but are available equally to all individuals regardless of sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the Federal agency that oversees that the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) is in compliance with VAWA. Click below for a full explanation of your rights under VAWA: 

To obtain this notice in Spanish, click here.

If you need to file a Certification of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking, and Alternative Documentation with HACA, please complete this form: 

To obtain this form in Spanish, click here.

For information on HACA's Emergency Transfer Plan for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking (VAWA), click below: 

If you need to file an Emergency Transfer Request for Certain Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking with HACA, please complete this form:

To obtain this form in Spanish, click here

You may also pick up any of these forms in person at our office located at 22941 Atherton Street, Hayward, CA 94541 during our normal business hours.

For help and advice on escaping an abusive relationship, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) or contact the Alameda County Family Justice Center at 470 27th St., Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 267-8800; www.acfjc.org.