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Where to turn for help for domestic violence or abuse

In an emergency:

Call 911 or your country’s emergency service number if you need immediate assistance or have already been hurt.

Helplines for advice and support:

In the US: call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).

United Kingdom: call Women’s Aid at 0808 2000 247.

Australia: call 1800RESPECT at 1800 737 732.

Worldwide: visit [Edit] for a global list of helplines, shelters, and crisis centers.

For 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.

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CHILD ABUSE

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 
https://www.childhelp.org/childhelp-hotline/
Provides parents and teachers with resources, training, and support to help prevent child abuse. 1-800-422-4453 or (1-800) 4-A-Child

Children of the Night 
https://www.childrenofthenight.org/
Children of the Night helps support child prostitutes with a 24/7 hotline, and a home featuring school and college help. 1-800-551-1300

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
http://www.missingkids.com/
Helps track and recover missing or abducted children and help families find low-cost legal help for related services.

National Children's Advocacy Center 
http://www.nationalcac.org/ 
Provides information and training for Parents, kids, and professionals in order to prevent child abuse.

National Children's Alliance: CAC database http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.org 
Empowers local communities to advocate for child victims and fight against child abuse via membership

Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct & Exploitation http://www.sesamenet.org/ 
Resources and information for survivors of educator sexual abuse and prevention.

Survivor Network of Those Abused by Priests 
http://www.snapnetwork.org 
SNAP provides resources, support and information on how to prevent and advocate child sex abuse by religious leaders.

Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids 
https://www.taalk.org/ 
TAALK provides online support to survivors of childhood sexual assault, as well as information for parents, children, and professionals who work with them.

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On 7/25/2017 at 6:49 PM, Hameedeh said:

Where to turn for help for domestic violence or abuse

In an emergency:

Call 911 or your country’s emergency service number if you need immediate assistance or have already been hurt.

Helplines for advice and support:

In the US: call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).

Deaf/hard of hearing 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). 

Spanish https://espanol.thehotline.org/ 

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Canada

24/7 Crisis Help Lines (National):

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(other)

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Resources (non crisis lines):

Bell Let's Talk

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (not a crisis line)613-702-4446

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)416-646-5557

Canadian Psychological Association1-888-472-0657

Mood Disorders Society of Canada613-921-5565

Schizophrenia Society of Canada1-800-263-5545

Mental Health Commission613-683-3755


Provincial resources available here, and here. (Scroll Down for provincial info).

Edited by AmirioTheMuzzy

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Emergency Services Worldwide Contact Numbers
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_emergency_telephone_numbers
Map of Worldwide Emergency Numbers

e.g. Canada:
Police, Ambulance, Fire: 911
Non-emergency reports (some areas only): 311
Other: Dialing 112 on mobile phones redirects you to 911
Spanish map

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