Where Can I Get Domestic Violence Help?

In an emergency:

Call 911 if you need immediate assistance or have already been hurt.

For advice and support:

Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).

Call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE).

Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish, with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services.

For a safe place to stay:

Call your state’s branch of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence or another local organization. For contact information, visit their State Coalition List.

Additional Information Links

  • www.loveisnotabuse.com
    Liz Claiborne’s teen dating violence website has great information for both those living with violence and their friends and family.
  • www.ncadv.org
    The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s website contains current information for survivors and those dealing with violence.
  • www.endabuse.org
    The Family Violence Prevention Fund website provides materials which can be ordered, including “No Excuse for Abuse” materials and health care provider brochures.
  • www.ncvc.org
    The National Center for Victims of Crime information site includes materials on domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.
  • www.womenslaw.org
    Legal information website, including referrals and detailed protective/restraining order information, state by state.
  • www.victimsofcrime.org/help-for-crime-victims
    The National Center for Victims of Crime’s website with information and resources for crime victims.
  • www.ncdsv.org
    The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Additional Resources