The caller’s phone number is not retained, so the call is anonymous and confidential unless the caller chooses to share personally-identifying information. Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238 (V/TTY) The Action Alliance operates the statewide hotline, a toll-free, confidential, 24-hour service that provides crisis intervention, support, information, and referrals to family violence and sexual assault survivors, their friends and families, professionals, and the general public.American Bar Association, Division for Public Education: National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Initiative: The American Bar Association has developed and distributed nationally 1,000 Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Toolkits introducing teens to dating facts, warning signs, and prevention recommendations.National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence: 512-407-9020 You will reach an advocate who can talk with you about your situation, your safety, and the options available to you.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention and Control: 1-800-CDC-INFO Government sponsored information on health and safety issues.
Office of Adolescent Health: The Office of Adolescent Health is dedicated to improving the health and well being of adolescents to enable them to become healthy, productive adults.
Podcasts, Talking with Teens site for parents, and resources covering all aspects of teen health.
Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination.
loveisrespect: 1-866-331-9474 Text: loveis to 22522 TTY: 1-866-331-8453 Call for confidential advice and counseling.
Visit resources, safety tips, online chats available with peer advocates 24/7. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential and anonymous.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in more than 170 different languages through interpreter services, with a TTY line available for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing.
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) When a caller dials 1.800.656.
HOPE, a computer notes the area code and first three digits of the caller’s phone number.
The call is then instantaneously connected to the nearest RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) member center.
If all counselors at that center are busy, the call is sent to the next closest center.