If you suspect you are in immediate danger, please call 911. For counseling, referrals to national and local advocacy centers, hotlines, and related assistance, please consult the list of resources below.

FIND HELP NEAR YOU

Guide to local domestic violence shelters

 

HOTLINES AND RESOURCES

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) or 800-942-6908 (Espanol)

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National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474    

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Pathways to Safety International

For families working abroad

 

National Helpline for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse or Assault

Chat Online

 

National LGBT Hotline

1-888-843-4564

 

FORGE: Transgender Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Resource

Anti-violence organization providing direct services to survivors

and training to providers

 

National Abused Deaf Women’s Hotline

Videophone: 1(855) 812-1001

Email: nationaldeafhotline@adwas.org

 

Go Ask Rose

Abusers may use technology as a control tactic.

This site teaches you security principles used by the military, law enforcement, and other professionals to help you avoid further harm.

 

Danger Assessment

How do I know if I’m in immediate danger? Is there a way to assess my risk based on the highest risk indicators for intimate partner or family homicide?

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)    

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National Helpline for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse or Assault

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Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the Department of Defense (DoD) Community

877-995-5247

 

CHILD ABUSE

 

National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

 

LEGAL RESOURCES

 

Women’s Law Initiative

Email Hotline

 

RECOVERING FROM VIOLENCE

 

Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

Offers scholarships to women who have left an abusive domestic situation and are seeking economic independence.

 

Give Back a Smile

This foundation helps restore the smiles of adults who have suffered dental injuries (to the front 8 teeth only) due to domestic violence or sexual assault.