If you are being physically abused, please get out of the situation ASAP. I’m not being dramatic when I tell you that your life might depend on it.
Find emergency help
If you need help right now, or you’ve already been hurt, call 911 (or your country’s emergency number).
Find advice and support
- In the US: call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).
- UK: call Women’s Aid at 0808 2000 247.
- Australia: call 1800RESPECT at 1800 737 732.
- Worldwide: visit International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies for a global list of helplines, shelters, and crisis centers.
Find a safe place to stay
In the US: visit Womenslaw.org for a state-by-state directory of domestic violence shelters in the U.S.