You deserve to feel SAFE and SUPPORTED.
You are NOT alone.
It is NOT your fault.
We BELIEVE you.
Available 24-Hour Support
Reasons why you might want to call, text, or chat with a domestic violence/sexual assault hotline advocate:
- You are not feeling safe in your relationship or your home. Advocates can help you think through a safety plan.
- To feel connected and supported
- To talk to someone who understands the impacts of violence and abuse
- To support a friend, family, or community member who is/has experienced violence.
- To learn about options and resources (medical, reporting/legal, therapy support, support groups etc.) and think through your next steps.
- To brainstorm ways to manage and cope with the effects of trauma and build community.
Local 24-Hour Support
DVSAS/Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
24-Hour Helpline: 1−877-715-1563
Advocacy counselors provide safety planning, emotional support, crisis intervention, and referrals through the helpline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
LVOC/Lummi Victims of Crime
24-Hour Helpline: 360-312-2015
LVOC provides culturally specific help for Native survivors and friends and family members who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, assault and battery, survivor of homicide, child abuse, and sexual assault.
County-Specific Resources in Washington
WSCADV/Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
WCSAP/Washington Coalition Sexual Assault Programs
NDVH/National Domestic Violence Hotline
Highly trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Chat available.
Love is Respect
- Speak to a peer advocate by calling 1-866-331-9474.
- Text LOVEIS (capitalization does not matter) to 22522
- Chat with a peer advocate by clicking on the “Chat Online Now” button at the top of the webpage.
RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline
When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.
LGBTQ+ Specific Support
NW Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse
Support available: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. If you leave a message, they will get back to you as soon as they can.
Mental Health Support Lines
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741
Community Crisis Line
WWU Counseling Center: After-Hours Support
Choose option 1 to connect with the on-call counselor.