Domestic violence is illegal and should not be tolerated. If you believe that you and or others are in danger, do not hesitate and call your local law enforcement immediately. For most locations in the USA, you can dial 9-1-1.
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National Domestic Violence Hotline: Our advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential. Your safety is our priority, so all phone calls and chats are completely confidential.
Support. Resources. Hope.
At the National Domestic Violence Hotline, our highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the United States who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
The Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to empower victims and survivors to find safety and live free of abuse. We also provide support to friends and family members who are concerned about a loved one. Resources and help can be found by calling 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing may use TTY 1-800-787-3224. Additionally, advocates who are Deaf are available 24/7 through the National Deaf Hotline by video phone at 1-855-812-1001, Instant Messenger (DeafHotline) or email (email@example.com).
If it’s not safe for you to call, or if you don’t feel comfortable doing so, another option for getting direct help is to use our live chat service here on this website. You’ll receive the same one-on-one, real-time, confidential support from a trained advocate as you would on the phone. Chat is available every day from 24/7/365. El chat en español está disponible de 12 p.m. a 6 p.m. Hora Central.
Path to Safety
No matter where you are in your relationship, planning for your emotional and physical safety is extremely important.
Help for Friends and Family
Are you concerned that a friend, family member, coworker or someone else know may be in an abusive relationship? There are ways you can help.
Help for Domestic Violence Survivors
Are you struggling after leaving an abusive relationship? Survivors may face ongoing emotional or safety concerns but there are methods for surviving and thriving after abuse.
- By phone: 1-800-799-7233(SAFE)
- By text: Text LOVEIS to 22522
- Online chat: https://www.thehotline.org/ and select “Chat Now”
Highly trained, experienced advocates offer support, crisis intervention information, educational services and referral services in more than 200 languages. The website provides information about domestic violence, online instructional materials, safety planning, and local resources.
StrongHearts Native Helpline is a culturally-appropriate domestic violence and dating violence helpline for Native Americans, available every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT.
- By phone: 1-844-7NATIVE / 1-844-762-8483
Services include peer support and advocacy; information and education about domestic and dating violence; safety planning; crisis intervention; and referrals to Native or Tribal-based domestic violence service providers.
Help for Abusive Partners
If you identify as abusive or you’re concerned that your behaviors may be unhealthy or harmful to your partner, we can help. Learn about the potential for change.
If you are considering taking legal action against an abusive partner, learn more about your options and rights.
We provide education, outreach, and support for the Deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing communities.
Pets & DV
Looking for a safe haven for you and your pet? Find pet-friendly shelters with the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
What to Expect When You Contact The Hotline
You might feel anxious about reaching out for help. Here’s what to expect when you contact us.
Tech & Social Media Safety
Technology is ever-changing, and it can be used to jeopardize your safety or as a means to keep you safe.