The Hotline Provides:
- Lifesaving tools and immediate support to empower victims and survivors to find safety and live free of abuse.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the live chat service 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. Click Here to Chat!
Help for 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.
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.