Domestic Violence 24-Hour Crisis Numbers by State (these crisis numbers can direct you to the nearest shelter and/or offer counseling over the phone)

National Domestic Violence Hotline- (800) 799-SAFE (7233). The hotline is staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and information about shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers, and counseling. There is also a toll-free number for the hearing-impaired, 1-800-787-3224.

RAIN Hotline (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) - (800) 656-HOPE (this is a national number that will automatically transfer you to the rape crisis center nearest you, anywhere in the nation. It can be used as a last resort if you cannot find a domestic violence shelter.)

Alabama - (205) 263-0218

Alaska - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Arizona - Tucson area: (800) 362-3474

Arkansas - (800) 332-4443

California - Northern: (415) 924-6616
Spanish line: (415) 924-3456
Men's line: (415) 924-1070
Southern: (818) 242-1106

Colorado - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Connecticut - (203) 552-4636

District of Columbia - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Florida - (800) 500-1119

Georgia - (800) 643-1212

Hawaii - For Oahu area: (808) 841-0822 - for all other locations, look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Idaho - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Illinois - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Indiana - (800) 332-7385

Iowa - (800) 942-0333

Kansas - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Kentucky - (800) 544-2022

Lousiana - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Maine - (800) 452-1999

Maryland - (800) MD-HELPS (634-3577)

Massachusetts - (617) 248-0922

Michigan - 1-800-996-6228

Minnesota - Minneapolis/St. Paul area only: (612) 646-0994. All others look in the phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Mississippi - (800) 273-9012

Missouri - (800)548-2480

Montana - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Nebraska - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Nevada - (800) 500-1556

New Hampshire - (800) 852-3388

New Jersey - (800) 572-7233 (English or Spanish)

New Mexico - (505) 247 4219

New York - (800) 942-6906; Spanish:(800) 942-6908

North Carolina - (919) 683-8628

North Dakota - (800) 472-2911

Ohio - (800) 934-9840

Oklahoma - (800) 522-9054

Oregon - Portland area only: (503) 235-5333. All other areas: look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Pennsylvania - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Rhode Island - (800) 494-8100

South Carolina - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

South Dakota - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Tennessee - (800) 356-6767

Texas - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Utah - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Vermont - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

Virginia - (800) 838-8238

Washington State - (800) 562-6025

West Virginia - (800) 352-6513

Wisconsin - (800) 333-7233

Wyoming - no state-wide crisis line. Look in phone book for nearest shelter or call 911.

National Resource Center
on Domestic violence.....1 (800) 537-2238

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