Where Can I Get Help?
In an emergency:
Call 911 if you need immediate assistance or have already been hurt.
For advice and support:
Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).
Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish, with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services.
For a safe place to stay:
Additional Information Links
Liz Claiborne’s teen dating violence website has great information for both those living with violence and their friends and family.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s website contains current information for survivors and those dealing with violence.
The Family Violence Prevention Fund website provides materials which can be ordered, including “No Excuse for Abuse” materials and health care provider brochures.
The National Center for Victims of Crime information site includes materials on domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.
Legal information website, including referrals and detailed protective/restraining order information, state by state.
- Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence: A Workbook for Women by Edward S. Kubany, Ph.D, Mari A. McCaig, and Janet R. Laconsay
- No Visible Wounds: Identifying Non-Physical Abuse of Women by Their Men by Mary Susan Miller, Ph.D
- Refuge from Abuse: Healing and Hope for Abused Christian Women by Nancy Nason-Clark and Catherine Clark Kroeger
- But He Never Hit Me: The Devastating Cost of Non-Physical Abuse to Girls and Women by Dr. Jill Murray
- Invisible Girls: The Truth About Sexual Abuse--A Book for Teen Girls, Young Women, and Everyone Who Cares About Them by Patti Feuereisen and Caroline Pincus
- A Safe Place for Women: How to Survive Domestic Abuse and Create a Successful Future by Kelly White
- No Place for Abuse: Biblical & Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence by Catherine Clark Kroeger and Nancy Nason-Clark