Women’s Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo


Address: P.O. Box 125
City: San Luis Obispo
State: CA
Zip Code: 93406
Web Site: www.womensshelterslo.org
Contact Number: (805) 781-6401; (805) 781-6410 (fax)

Description of Prevention Program

Beat the Punch- Is designed to raise awareness about preventing the first incidence of domestic violence in a potential victim’s life. The campaign consists of a coaster campaign, posters, banners, presentations, magnets, wristbands, t-shirts, literature, and a comprehensive website (that provides information, resources and alternative actions to violent behaviors). Beat the Punch is scheduled to kick off in October 2006 to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Description of Evaluation Efforts

  • The number of web site visitors
  • Assessment of the community’s willingness to participate in the campaign through quantitative measurement of outcomes

Funding Sources

  • Funds obtained through California DELTA project
  • Additional funding received from The office of Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCH)