Intimate Partner Violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline
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 140 languages through interpreter services.
1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) (or 1-800-787-3224 TTY)
National Center for Victims of Crime: Dating Violence Resource Center
Online resources include fact sheets, tip sheets for teens, parents, service providers, school administrators, and anyone else concerned about dating violence.
The Safe Space
A project of Break the Cycle, thesafespace.org is the most comprehensive resource on the web where teens and young adults can learn about domestic and dating violence, as well as their legal rights and options.
Helpline: (888) 988-TEEN
Teen Dating Violence Helpline and Website
Offers live 24-hour assistance from trained advocates on the phone. www.loveisrepect.org is the first interactive dating abuse website, staffed by trained advocates (peer advocates range in age from late teens to 25 years old), where visitors can write and receive immediate assistance in a one-on-one live chat.
Helpline: 866-331-9474 (or 866-331-8453 TTY)
Family Violence Prevention Fund
Works to prevent violence within the home and in the community, and to help those whose lives are devastated by violence.
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
National advocacy for LGBTQ communities. The website offers state-by-state listings of local anti-violence programs.
GLBT National Hotline
Provides telephone and e-mail peer counseling as well as information and referrals to local resources. Monday-Friday 4pm-midnight, Eastern Standard Time. Saturday noon-5pm, Eastern Standard Time.
RAINN National Sexual Assault Online Hotline
A free, confidential, secure service that provides live help over the RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) website.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. Works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
Stalking resource center: National Center for Victims of Crime
Information Line: 1-800-FYI-CALL (1-800-394-2255), M-F 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM Eastern Standard Time.
Provides information and referral for all victims of crime. Not a crisis line.