CORA – Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse

CORA - Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse

CORA is the only agency in San Mateo County with the sole purpose of serving victims/survivors of domestic violence/abuse. We are a multicultural agency committed to serving victims/survivors, regardless of age, ethnicity/race, financial status, language, sexual orientation, immigration status, class, religion, gender, mental or physical ability.

We provide free and confidential emergency, intervention and prevention services, including the county’s only emergency shelter and transitional housing for victims/survivors and services in Spanish, English and Tagalog.

Our Mission

At CORA our mission is to end domestic violence/abuse in San Mateo County through intervention and prevention.

Our Values

We are client-centered.

We are committed to serving the unique needs of each individual, family and community.

We value each other.

We believe mutual respect, compassion and integrity are the basis for healthy relationships.

We believe in social change.

We acknowledge current and historical inequities and work towards ending oppression.

We believe in the impact of culture.

Awareness of, and sensitivity to individual and collective cultural identity provide the framework for all we do.

The information above can be found on the official website of CORA – Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse. For more details about the organization and to find out how you can volunteer, please visit their website:

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