If you or a loved one have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault, you are not alone. Below is a list of national resources where you can receive the support needed to heal.
The Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)
- RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
- The Hotline® is the only 24/7 center in the nation that has access to service providers and shelters across the U.S.
- 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) (or TTY 1-800-787-3224)
- DomesticShelters.org provides a list of domestic violence shelters and other resources across the US.
Crisis Text Line
- Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor
- The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13–24.
- Chat Support
- Text “START” to 678678
- 1in6 helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. They also serve family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.
- Online chat at www.1in6.org/helpline
Love Is Respect
- Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. They also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.
- 1-866-331-9474 (or TTY 1-866-331-8453)
National Human Trafficking Hotline
- The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national anti-trafficking hotline serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.
- 1-888-373-7888 (TTY:711)
- Text 233733
- Live chat at www.humantraffickinghotline.org
Casa de Esperanza
- Casa de Esperanza is a leader in the domestic violence movement and a national resource center for organizations working with Latin@s in the United States.
- 24-hr bilingual domestic violence hotline 651.772.1611
RESOURCES FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS
Know your title IX
- Resources for reporting sexual assault or gender based discrimination in educational institutions
End Rape on Campus (EROC)
- EROC works to end campus sexual violence through direct support for survivors and their communities; prevention through education; and policy reform at the campus, local, state, and federal levels.
Break the Cycle
- Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12-24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.
RESOURCES FOR TECH AND DIGITAL ABUSE
National Network to End Domestic Violence – Tech Safety
- Tech Safety explores technology in the context of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and violence against women
- If you think your device may be hacked, take it to a uBreakiFix store in your area. They can run diagnostics and determine if someone is tracking you on any of your devices
- Women’s Law will help you find legal resources for any victim of abuse no matter a person’s gender-identity.