National Domestic Violence Hotline

Filed Under: Domestic Violence, Hotlines
Services

24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse (available via phone and live chat on website)

Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.

Advocates attend extensive training sessions to prepare for crisis intervention support, safety planning, education, advocacy, and referrals for survivors; they also undergo training to support friends, family members, and others concerned about loved ones experiencing situations of abuse.

 

Service hours

Hotline and chat are 24/7.

Cost
Free & Confidential
Languages

Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and the Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages. 

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated January 4, 2021

Alert

Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.