• CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse) CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse)


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Mission Statement

Our Mission CORA provides safety, support and healing for individuals who experience abuse in an intimate relationship and educates the community to break the cycle of domestic violence. 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.


Who We Are

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 and English.

Meet some of our staff and volunteers by visiting this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDVTVNwehrU&feature=youtu.be

Learn why people are inspired to work with us as staff and volunteers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4gjlJ8wa1w&feature=youtu.be

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/corasupport

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ENDtoDV


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