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Places that Help

Find Help for Yourself and for Others

Click on your state (in the map or in the drop-down menu) to find contact information for 1) advocates in local domestic violence programs and shelters; 2) legal assistance organizations; 3) courthouse locations where you can file for a protection order; and 4) sheriff departments. If you need to talk to someone about an abusive relationship, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

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Other Helpful Information

National Organizations

Hotlines and other resources by subject matter

Chats & Message Boards

Online support for survivors of abuse and sexual assault

Helping Others

Tips for helping a victim of abuse