Hotlines & Help
Hotlines & Websites for Victims of Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Bullying and Stalking Resources
National Domestic Violence Hotline
- Answers calls 24/7
- It is completely confidential
- Zero cost
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline furnishes tools and instant support to help victims to find safety from abuse
- 170 Languages spoken by highly trained staff who are compassionate about helping
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 24/7
Reaching out for help is often the first step toward healing. RAINN gives support for sexual assault victims and their loved ones through two different avenues toll free at 800.656.HOPE and online at www.rainn.org. Whether you feel more at ease on the telephone or online, RAINN has services that can assist you in your recovery.
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 24/7
Teen abuse is a very real thing. If you or a friend is in an abusive relationship, – know that you are not alone. There are resources to help you get safe and stay safe, build a proper support system, acquire legal protection and more.
National Center for Victims of Crime
The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.
National Bullying Hotline
Bullying can happen to anyone, for any reason or no reason at all. It can affect the way you feel both physically and emotionally. You might feel sick. You may have a hard time sleeping. You will probably want to skip school. You may possibly be considering suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Stalking Resource Center
Developed in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, this program presents advocates, criminal justice professionals, and victims with specific tips and information on responding to stalking. The mission of the Stalking Resource Center is to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) 24/7
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.
National Council for Aging Care (Elder Abuse)
The NCAC is the place to turn to for up-to-date information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
National Child Abuse Hotline
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. The Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.