ACF National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is the vital link to safety and support for anyone affected by domestic and dating violence. Highly trained advocates can provide information, crisis intervention, advocacy, help develop a safety plan, discuss options, and directly connect callers with help sources in communities across the U.S. The Hotline is also an excellent resource for concerned friends, family members, coworkers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know.

The Hotline provides support in more than 170 languages and is available 24/7 by calling 1-800-799- 7233. Services are also offered via online chat at Monday through Friday, 9am- 7pm CT. The Hotline also operates loveisrespect at Its purpose is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. Highly trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships and who want to learn more about healthy relationships. We 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.

800-799-SAFE (7233) | 800-787-3224 TTY

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