Morongo Empowerment Program

Strengthening Morongo families and supporting community wellness.

Empowering survivors to thrive and live a purposeful life.

Legal aid, including:
Domestic violence restraining orders
Spousal / child support
Child custody & visitation
Petition to establish paternity

Supervised visitations / exchange

High Conflict Co-Parenting / coaching

Transitional housing

Rental or utilities payment assistance

Domestic Violence Advocacy

Empowerment Group activities that promote success, healing, and the confidence to make healthy life choices

Violence Was Never a Native American Tradition
Does your partner frequently:
  • Physically hurt you?
  • Ignore your feelings?
  • Blame you for their own abusive behavior?
  • See you as property and/or a sex object rather than a person ?
  • Act excessively jealous and possessive?
  • Make fun of you or call you derogatory names?
  • Threaten to leave you and/or tells you to get out?
  • Take your keys and money?
  • Accuse you of having affairs without motives?
  • Threaten to hurt you or family members?
  • Follow you?
  • Hurt or kill pets?
  • Destroy furniture and possessions?
  • Forces you to have sex against your will?

Morongo Tribal Social Services
11581 Potrero Rd., Banning, CA 92220

24/7 Hotline:

If you are in danger, call 911

[email protected]

Additional Resources

Tribal Police:
(951) 634-4810

Children and Family Services
(951) 849-4697

Our Stronghearts

(951) 755-5221

The National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

STRONGHEARTS Native Helpline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 or
TTY 1-800-787-3224


Morongo Empowerment Program
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services
Established in 2018

*This project was supported by Grant No. 2015TW-AX-0037 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.