Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence & Dating Abuse


If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

The Avon Foundation for Women is not a direct service agency. Please contact any of the following agencies for support and guidance. You can also find a comprehensive list of warning signs, safety plans and other tips in our Domestic Violence and Dating Abuse Resource Guide:

Resources for
Victims of
Domestic Violence

For Immediate Assistance:
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
www.ndvh.org

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
www.ncdsv.org

The National Center for Victims of Crime
1-800-394-2255 or
1-800-211-7996 (TTY)
www.ncvc.org

For Further Information:
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1-303-839-1852 or
1-303-839-1681 (TTY)
www.ncadv.org

National Network to End Domestic Violence
1-202-543-5566
www.nnedv.org

Resources for
Victims of
Dating Abuse

For Immediate Assistance:
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
The opportunity to speak one-on-one with a trained Peer Advocate who can offer support and connect you to resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
1-866-331-9474 or
1-866-331-8453 (TTY)
An online chat line is also available after school hours and weekends at www.loveisrespect.org.

For Further Information:
Break the Cycle
This website engages, educates and empowers youth to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence.
www.breakthecycle.org

Resources for
Children Affected by
Domestic Violence

For Immediate Assistance:
Childhelp
Childhelp® exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. This organization focuses its efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
www.childhelp.org

For Further Information:
Child Witness to Violence Project
This organization is a counseling, advocacy and outreach project that focuses on the growing number of young children who are hidden victims of violence, or children who are bystanders to community and domestic violence.
1-617-414-4244
www.childwitnesstoviolence.org