Resources: Hotlines to Help (and websites)

Are you a victim of a violent crime or want to help someone who is?

The Stalking Resource Center

The Stalking Resource Center
Developed in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, this program presents advocates, criminal justice professionals, and victims with specific tips and information on responding to stalking.

(800) 394-2255
(800) 211-7996 (TTY)

National Child Abuse Hotline

National Child Abuse Hotline
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. Finally, Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.

(800) 422-4453

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Center for Victims of Crime
The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. Without a doubt, they are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

(202) 467-8700

National Bullying Hotline

National Bullying Hotline
Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. Skipping school may seem best. You may even be thinking about suicide. Moreover, if you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

(800) 273-8255

National Domestic Abuse Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.

Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, and referral services in over 170 languages.  Additionally, visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources, and ways to support the organization.

(800) 799-7233

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. Next, by calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

1-800-273-TALK (8255) 24/7
1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)
1-800-799-4889 (TTY)

Rape and Abuse National Network

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 24/7
Reaching out for help is often the first step toward healing. RAINN provides support for sexual assault victims and their loved ones through two hotlines at 800.656.HOPE and online at www.rainn.org. Lastly, whether you are more comfortable on the telephone or online, RAINN has services that can guide you in your recovery.

(800) 656-4673

National Council for Aging Care or Elder Abuse

National Council for Aging Care (Elder Abuse)
The NCAC is the place to turn to for up-to-date information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation

(877) 644-6140

Cyber Bullying

Sunshine Behavioral Health

Elder Abuse Help

In conclusion, there is help available, seek it out for you or your loved one.



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