If you’re in immediate danger, call 911.

No one ever deserves any kind of abuse!

If you feel like you’re in danger, especially immediate danger, you have the right to call 911. There are also other sources for getting help and support 24/7. These local and national resources are staffed by trained advocates who can provide support for talking through your situation, helping to understand your safety concerns, and identifying resources and services that may be available for additional support.

National Resources


24-hour Relationship Violence Hotline
  • (866) 331-9474
24-hour Relationship Violence Text Line
  • Text: LOVEIS to 22522
24-hour Relationship Violence Online Chat

National Sexual Assault Hotline
(operated by RAINN)

24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline
  • (800) 656-HOPE
24-hour Sexual Assault Online Chat

Delaware Resources

24-hour Relationship Violence Hotlines

New Castle County
  • (302) 762-6110
Kent/Sussex Counties
  • (302) 422-8058
24-hour Relationship Violence Hotline (en español)
  • (302) 745-9874

24-hour Sexual Assault Hotlines

YWCA SARC (New Castle/Sussex Counties)
  • (800) 773-8570
Contact Lifeline Crisis Helpline (Kent/Sussex Counties)
  • (800) 262-9800

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you’re having thoughts of suicide, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for help. They’re available 24/7 by phone at 1-800-273-8255 and by chat at suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

LGBTQ+ Resources


The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth. Their trained counselors are available 24/7 via phone, text or online chat.


24-hour LGBTQ+ Crisis Help Line
  • (866) 488-7386
24-hour Text Line
  • Text START to 678678
24-hour Online Chat

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will. 


24-hour National Human Trafficking Hotline
  • (888) 373-7888
24-hour Human Trafficking Textline
  • Text ‘BeFree’ to 233733
24-hour Online Chat

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