Hotlines and More Information

Emergencies

In an emergency situation, always call 911. Emergency situations include a recent threat of violence, recent act of violence or if someone’s health is in imminent danger.

Crisis Hotlines

(All are 24 hours a day unless otherwise noted)

National

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE  |  www.rainn.org

Planned Parenthood
1-800-230-7526  | www.plannedparenthood.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 |  www.thehotline.org

Local to Joyful Heart

New York

Safe Horizon Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline: 212-227-3000 or 1-866-689-HELP (4357)  | www.safehorizon.org

California

YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, Sexual Assault Services: 1-877-943-5778  | www.ywcagla.org

Peace Over Violence: 310-392-8381  |  www.peaceoverviolence.org

Hawai‘i

YWCA of Hawai‘i, Sexual Assault Services: 1-808-935-0677

Sex Abuse Treatment Center: 1-808-524-7273  |  www.satchawaii.com

Legal Links

Legal information is useful to help press charges, understand your rights and know how the state and national laws protect you.

To find more local resources such as rape crisis centers, hospitals, shelters and more, click here.

To learn about the local laws and legal resources available to protect you in your area, click here.

To learn more about the protections that the Violence Against Women Act ensures, click here.

Advocacy

If you’re interested in advocating to help end domestic violence, click here to learn how to get more involved.

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