Help Resources

If you feel you are in immediate danger, dial 911.

National Resources:

U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline:
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY at 1-800-787-3224
24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources for those affected by domestic violence.

U.S. National Sexual Assault Hotline:

Hotline, confidential services and public awareness about preventing sexual violence, improving services to victims.

Love is Respect:
1-866-331-9474 or TTY at 1-866-331-8455
Text “loveis” (capitalization does not matter) to 22522
Chat online here: Chat Helpline
Confidential hotline and resources to spread awareness about preventing teen dating violence.

State Resources:

Georgia Domestic Violence Hotline:
1-800-33-HAVEN (1-800-334-2836) Voice/TTY (English or Spanish)

24-hour hotline of the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence automatically connects callers to the nearest shelter based on their phone number exchanges.
GCADV leads advocacy efforts for responsive public policy and fosters quality, comprehensive prevention and intervention services throughout the state.

Georgia Commission on Family Violence:
(404) 657-3412
Works with communities and systems across the state to coordinate a response to end family violence.

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault:
Statewide network of sexual assault centers, supporting organizations and individual members.

Resources in the Metro-Atlanta Area:

Ahimsa House:
(404) 452-6248
Safe shelter for pets of survivors who are fleeing abuse.

Atlanta Legal Aid Society:
(404) 377-0701
Referrals and free civil legal representation to victims of domestic violence.

DeKalb County Rape Crisis Center:
Crisis Hotline: (404) 377-1428 or Office: (404) 377-1429
Provides comprehensive services for survivors of sexual  assault including 24-hour hotline, hospital accompaniment, counseling, legal counseling and prevention education.

DeKalb County Solicitor-General:
(404) 371-2201
Investigates and prosecutes domestic violence crimes, stalking, sexual battery (inappropriate touching), and crimes involving victims who are children under the age of 17. Special Victims Unit helps victims through the legal process and assists in locating resources.

International Women’s House:
(404) 299-1550
Serves primarily immigrant and refugee women and children who have survived domestic violence.

Men Stopping Violence:
(404) 270-9894 or Toll Free: 1 (866) 717-9317
Provides knowledge and tools to mobilize men to prevent violence against women and girls.

(404) 842-0725 or Toll Free: 1 (866) 725-7423
Provides emergency assistance primarily for victims in the South Asian community.

(404) 299-2185
Direct services and advocacy for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence, focusing on the refugee and immigrant communities.

United 4 Safety: 
(404) 200-5957
Helpline for survivors of intimate partner violence in the LGBTQQI community.

Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence: 
(404) 688-9436
Provides emergency shelter and services for women and children.