Here are some additional resources that are available to you.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers free, 24/7 assistance to survivors of domestic violence. Assistance in providing an shared safety plan, this organization also offers a directory of local resources — as well as shelters, support groups, legal advocacy, and daycare support.
Love Is Respect provides support and advice to adolescent individuals between the ages 13 and 26 who want to develop a better understand about their intimate relationships. Along with its chat, phone, and text support, Love Is Respect has quizzes and articles that can help you determine whether your relationship is healthy or not. If someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse and you want to help, check out the organization’s page on supporting survivors.
RAINN, which operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, is the largest organization dedicated to ending sexual violence in the United States. It offers detailed information related to sexual violence, including grooming warning signs, bystander intervention, survivor stories, and safety and prevention. If you would like direct support, you can use its chat or hotline services.
WomensLaw.org offers legal information to anyone with questions about domestic violence, sexual violence, and other topics. On its website, you can find state-by-state legal information, online information clinics, a directory of local shelters, and detailed articles on abuse. If you have specific concerns or questions, you can contact the organization’s email hotline for personalized guidance. It’s important to note that the organization is accessible and relevant to people of all gender identities.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) supports efforts that help survivors of domestic abuse. It offers monthly advocacy webinars, an annual conference, education and research on domestic violence, and different programs that support survivors. NCADV also has safety plans, tips for accessing resources, articles on abuse, and information on how to take action.
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is an advocacy organization focused on helping domestic violence survivors and their supporters on a national level. It brings local resources to communities, works on policy-driven initiatives, and provides state coalitions with information on domestic violence. On NNEDV’s resource page, you can find toolkits for transitional housing, tech safety and privacy, and financial abuse, along with many others.
Futures Without Violence
FUTURES works to end violence against women and children by providing programs and campaigns that empower survivors and their advocates. The organization is also dedicated to improving the health care response to domestic violence survivors. Its National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence program offers an online toolkit for health care providers and advocates, educational videos, and news updates on domestic violence.
Shelters for those looking for a safe place to stay
Safe Horizon provides social services for victims of violence and abuse. It operates four multilingual hotlines and eight domestic violence shelters. Its shelters, which are located throughout New York City, are short-term, emergency options for people under the age of 21. The shelters provide case management, counseling, safety planning, employment and housing assistance, and a host of other resources.
DomesticShelters.org makes it easier for people experiencing domestic violence to find direct support and local services. It has a searchable directory of shelters and programs, online forums, events for survivors, a 24/7 hotline, and various risk assessments. You can find local shelters by simply entering your zip code and preferred language.