Get Help: Crisis Services

If you are in danger and want law enforcement to respond, call 911.

To talk to someone confidentially for support and information:

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
    Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services. Callers can remain anonymous and confidential.
  • Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    At any given moment, more than 1,100 trained volunteers are on duty and available to help victims at RAINN-affiliated crisis centers across the country. When a caller dials 1.800.656.HOPE, a computer notes the area code and first three digits of the caller's phone number. The call is then instantaneously connected to the nearest RAINN member center. If all counselors at that center are busy, the call is sent to the next closest center. The caller's phone number is not retained, so the call is anonymous and confidential unless the caller chooses to share personally-identifying information.
  • Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center and the Sexual Assault Support & Help For Americans Abroad Program, SASHAA:  866-USWOMEN (International Toll-Free)
    The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center can be reached internationally toll-free from 175 countries. To contact the toll-free crisis line from overseas, first dial your AT&T USADirect access number and at the prompt, enter our phone number: 866-USWOMEN (879-6636). The center serves abused Americans, mostly women and children, in both civilian and military populations overseas. All calls are confidential.

NCALL Resources

While domestic violence and sexual assault organizations serve adult victims of any age, the specialized programs listed in NCALL’s Abuse in Later Life Directory are tailored for older individuals. Please visit the following link if you would like to search this directory. 

NCALL is not a direct service provider, but strives to support older survivors and those who care for them through the provision of resources and connections to local resources. Please contact us  for more information. 

To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation: 


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