The lists below are alphabetized A to Z, top to bottom.
Hotlines and Textlines
- Chat online anonymously at no cost with an advocate (for children and youth) at Love Is Respect at https://www.loveisrespect.org/for-yourself/contact-us.
- Text anonymously at no cost with an advocate (for children and youth) at Love Is Respect by texting “LoveIs” to 22522.
- Chat online anonymously at no cost with an advocate (for adults) at the National Domestic Violence Hotline at https://www.thehotline.org
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) (www.thehotline.org)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline links individuals to help in their area. The Hotline toll-free from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. The Hotline offers assistance in many languages and is available 24 hours a day, seven days each week.
The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center can be reached internationally toll-free from 175 countries. The center serves abused Americans, mostly women and children, in both civilian and military populations overseas. www.866uswomen.org
Futures Without Violence works to prevent and end violence against women and children around the world. Futures Without Violence trains professionals such as doctors, nurses, athletic coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse. They work with advocates, policy makers and others to build sustainable community leadership and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships – the relationships that all individuals, families, and communities need and deserve. www.futureswithoutviolence.org
The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV) designs, provides, and customizes training and consultation, influences policy, promotes collaboration and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence. www.ncdsv.org
Through advocacy and education, the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) works everyday to improve victim safety, increase abuser accountability, expand coordinated community response, and ultimately, put an end to abuse in later life. www.ncall.us
NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and therefore is committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of battered women and their children. www.ncadv.org
News and information for coalitions and advocates; the national perspective on public policy; training, conference information; and other important issues for domestic violence coalitions, policy makers, and others who encounter domestic violence in their work. www.nnedv.org
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is a comprehensive source of information for those wanting to educate themselves and help others on the many issues related to domestic violence. www.nrcdv.org
The NSVRC is a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. This site provides a state-of-the-art database, toll-free information line, interface to a library database, technical assistance personnel and a searchable website. PCAR offers a Sexual Assault Response Team plan and newsletter. www.nsvrc.org
Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. Visit their collection of articles, recommended books, and websites to find a wide range of information. www.praxisinternational.org
StrongHearts is a culturally-appropriate, anonymous, confidential service dedicated to serving Native American survivors of domestic violence and concerned family members and friends. At no cost, callers can call the StrongHearts Native Helpline at 1-844-7NATIVE (or 1-844-762-8483), and connect one-on-one with knowledgeable StrongHearts advocates, who can provide lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable survivors to find safety and live lives free of abuse. New phone helpline hours as of March 6, 2019: seven days a week at 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. CT. http://www.strongheartshelpline.org
KANSAS CRISIS HOTLINE: 888-END-ABUSE | 888-363-2287