Jenesse Center, Inc. is the oldest domestic violence intervention and prevention program in South Los Angeles. Established in 1980 by five African America domestic violence survivors, Jenesse Center is a nationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and intervention of domestic violence. Jenesse's mission is to provide victims and their children with a comprehensive, centralized base of support that is culturally responsive, and ensures their transition from immediate crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. Jenesse seeks to prevent and end the cycle of domestic violence through education, community awareness and outreach initiatives, community policy and advocacy strategies, and innovative collaborations with key partners.