Hotlines & Help

Hotlines & Websites for Victims of Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Bullying and Stalking Resources



National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.  Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organization.

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

www.thehotline.org


Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 24/7
Reaching out for help is often the first step toward healing. RAINN provides support for sexual assault victims and their loved ones through two hotlines at 800.656.HOPE and online at www.rainn.org. Whether you are more comfortable on the telephone or online, RAINN has services that can guide you in your recovery.

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
www.rainn.org


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 24/7
If you or a friend is in an abusive relationship, you may feel like you are all alone – know that you are not. We have resources to help you stay safe, build a support system, access legal protection and more.

1-866-331-9474
1-866-331-8453 (TTY)
www.loveisrespect.org


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.

1-800-394-2255
1-800-211-7996 (TTY)

www.victimsofcrime.org


National Bullying Hotline
Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. You may want to skip school. You may even be thinking about suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

1-800-TALK (8255)
www.stopbullying.gov

 

Guide to Bullying Prevention
Defense Divas wants to thank Girl Scount Troup#  for providing us with this amazing resource about bullying prevention by AAA State of Play.  This page is packed with information and links to bullying prevention resources. Thanks for sharing this ladies! 
Guide to Bullying Prevention


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.

1-800-394-2255
1-800-211-7996 (TTY)

www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center


GLBT National Hotline
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Hotline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.

1-888-843-4564
www.glbtnationalhelpcenter.org
 

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.

1-877-739-3895
717-909-0715 (TTY)

www.nsvrc.org


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

1-800-273-TALK (8255) 24/7
1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)
1-800-799-4889 (TTY)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
 

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.

1-877-644-6140

www.aginginplace.org


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. 

1-800-422-4453
www.childhelp.org