Get Help: Domestic Violence and Abuse


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Florida Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-500-1119

Below are resources to assist you (or a loved one) to find help, safe shelter, legal aid, transitional services and counseling:

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
This website provides the National Domestic Violence Hotline and has a button for quick escape in case you are in danger of violence if found to be seeking help. This website also provides links to other resources for those experiencing domestic violence.

The Florida Department of Children and Families 
1-800-500-1119 | 1-800-621-4202 (TTY)
The Florida Department of Children and Families, Office of Domestic Violence Program provides the Domestic Violence Hotline and information on their website to locate a local domestic violence center.

Christian Coalition against Domestic Abuse 
This website provides safety tips to identify and protect yourself from the abusive individual. This website provides CCADA’s email address and other helpful resources for those in violent relationships.

Safe Horizon 
Need help? Call our 24-hour hotline (llámenos para ayudarle) 1-800-621-HOPE (4673). If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
Safe Horizon seeks to help all children, youth, women, men and families facing crisis regardless of race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, location or background. Though the organization serves NYC predominantly, their website provides a Domestic Violence Hotline number and offers information about legal services.

Partners in Prevention
Partners in Prevention is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization committed to ensuring that survivors of domestic violence have access to healthcare and treatment and that healthcare providers recognize situations of domestic violence sooner. This organization provides a treatment program, family violence intervention, individual counseling and psychotherapy, and personal consulting for legal domestic abuse.

Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)
Find your local YWCA
Find a Shelter
The YWCA is the oldest and largest multi-cultural women’s organization in the world. This organization can provide shelter services, transitional housing, counseling and support.

Pathways to Safety International 
US & Canada: 1-833-SAFE-833 (1-833-723-3833)
Foreign Country: Find the AT&T Direct® Access Code for the country you are currently in, Dial the access code, At the prompt, dial 833-SAFE-833 (833-723-3833).
Pathways to Safety International is a global campaign to empower Americans experiencing domestic violence abroad. This organization provides domestic violence advocacy, safety planning and case management, assists victims with relocation, and provides emergency funds for housing and childcare and funds for payment of legal fees. A crisis hotline and a live chat option can be found on their website.

National Network to End Domestic Violence 
National Network to End Domestic Violence is a social change organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment without violence against women. This website provides the US National Domestic Violence Hotline and other links for women in need of help.

Sacred Circle (National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women) Sacred Circle aids tribes and tribal organizations to stop violence against Native women. It addresses violence against Native women in the context of the unique historical, jurisdictional, and cultural issues that American Indian/Alaska Native Nations face.

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