Domestic Violence Month: Help is available NOW — Call these hotlines for immediate support and resources

It’s National Domestic Violence month in the U.S. and countries all over the world. If you are someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, here are some resources that can help right away.

The National Domestic Violence hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). Resources for the deaf are available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST) by videophone (855-812-1001), instant messenger (DeafHotline) or email (

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) provides resources for victims and advocates affected by sexual assault. Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a staff member who can connect you with sexual assault resources in your area.

For youth in crisis, The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is available 24/7 at (1-800) 4-A-Child or (1-800) 422-4453.

Visit the website for the National Coalition of Domestic Violence for further resources:

Help is always available. Make the call that could save your own or someone else’s life today.