Domestic Violence Resources

If someone you know is in an abusive relationship — or if that someone is you — there are places you can turn for help. The following is a list of resources for victims of domestic violence:

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
or 800.787.3224 (TTY)


National Network to End Domestic Violence
(202) 543-5566


American Psychiatric Association (APA)
(703) 907-7300

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Phone: (202) 745-1211
Phone: (303) 839-1852
Fax: (202) 745-0088
Fax: (303) 831-9251 

The National Center for Victims of Crime

(202) 467-8700

Futures without Violence
(415) 678-5500

FAX: (415) 529-2930

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

FAX: (717) 545-9456

The Battered Women's Justice Project
TOLL-FREE: (800) 903-0111 ext. 3
Phone: (215) 351-0010
FAX: (215) 351-0779


National Battered Women's Law Project
Phone: (212) 741-9480
FAX: (212) 741-6438

(800) 994-9662

The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative
(312) 726-7020


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
(866) 331-9474

Safe Place
(512) 267-SAFE

Break the Cycle

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656-HOPE


Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Phone: (800) 313-1310
FAX: (415) 252-8991

A Women's Guide to Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation

(866) 386-1608


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