Help for Families & Youth

Help for Runaway & Homeless Youth

National Runaway Safeline
1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

Help for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7223)  |  TTY: (800) 787-­3244

Free and confidential help is available for victims of domestic violence 24 hours a day. If you need help or just want someone to talk to, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224. As a survivor of domestic violence, your safety is at high risk when you leave an abusive relationship and right after you make that decision. It is important to work with a domestic violence advocate to develop a safety plan. Advocates can help you develop a plan for emergencies, connect you to community resources and discuss your options. For additional information on accessing help and resources, read Getting Help with Family Violence.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
(800) 537-2238

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
(855) 649-7299

Battered Women's Justice Project Criminal and Civil Justice Center & National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
(800) 903-0111

National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
(888) 792-2873

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health
(312) 726-7020

Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody
(800) 527-3223

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
(415) 568-3315

Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network of Healthy Families and Communities
(651) 646-5553

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
(877) 643-8222

Expanding Services for Children & Youth Exposed DV Technical Assistance Futures Without Violence Children’s Program
(617) 426-8667

Help for Victims of Human Trafficking & Commercial Sexual Exploitation

National Human Trafficking Resource Center
1-888-373-7888
or text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733)


Last Reviewed: August 25, 2015

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