Getting help in Austin, Texas


I want to talk to someone

If you would prefer to talk to someone right now - you can call The Family Violence Protection Team at 206-3974 and ask to speak with a counselor.

Or, if you are not in Austin, you can call The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233).

For the hearing impaired:1-800-787-3224.


What would you like to do now?

1. Talk to someone

2. I want to be safe and stay in my home

3. I want my children safe

4. I want to leave

Domestic Violence is not only a straight problem.

How is family violence affecting my children?

What's happening to me?

What can I do?

Why is my partner hurting us?

What can I do?

Quiz: Should I stay or should I go?

What happens when I call 911?

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