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Crisis Resources for Abuse and Assault Victims

Finding help when you feel there is no hope in escaping a life of abuse or any other crisis can be debilitating.  If you are in need of assistance, there are organizations that are available to help you. Many of these services are at no cost because you are too valuable. Get help now. Help someone in need and help eliminate abuse and assault.

Crisis Resources

This is a list of service providers that offer survivors and their loved ones the resources they need to reclaim their lives. I begin with my area (DFW) then list national organizations that may have an office near you. Please check your local area for similar services and be encouraged that there is help available.

For IMMEDIATE EMERGENCIES, please DIAL 911

Dallas/Fort Worth: (Local and National)

RAPE / SEXUAL ASSAULT:

Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (DARCC)
Sexual violence
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 972-641-7273
Counseling Services: 972-641-7273
http://www.dallasrapecrisis.org

Brighter Tomorrows
Domestic violence and sexual assault
24-Hour Local Hotline:972-262-8383
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (safe)
National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 (hope)
https://www.brightertomorrows.net

Victim Intervention Program (VIP) and Rape Crisis Center Family Violence and Sexual Assault Victims – (Parkland Hospital)
214-590-2926
https://www.parklandhospital.com/phhs/news-and-updates/victim-intervention-programrape-crisis-center-staf-589.aspx

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

Brighter Tomorrows
24-Hour Local Hotline:972-262-8383
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (safe)
National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 (hope)
https://www.brightertomorrows.net

Genesis Women’s Shelter
Emergency Shelter/Long term housing / Counseling
Emergency Hotline: 214.946.HELP (4357)
https://www.genesisshelter.org

Family Place
Family violence programs addressing emotional/physical abuse and incest
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 214-941-1991
http://www.familyplace.org

Mosaic Family Services (Translators available)
Culturally/linguistically services to refugees/immigrants in crisis 24-Hour Crisis Hotline 214-823-4434
https://mosaicservices.org

New Beginnings
Crisis and long-term therapy services to sexual assault survivors
24 Hour Crisis Line 800-226-7273
Main Number 972-276-0423
http://www.nbowensboro.org

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
VICTIM ASSISTANCE HELPLINE 800-879-6682 (800-TRY-NOVA)
Advocate for victims by connecting them with services and resources
https://www.trynova.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Mental illness
NAMI HELPLINE 800-950-NAMI
info@nami.org
https://www.nami.org/

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE (4673).
https://centers.rainn.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network
24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Veterans, press 1)
Crisis Chat Service – http://crisischat.org/
Crisis Text Line – Text TALK to 741-741 to text with a trained crisis counselor from the Crisis Text Line for free, 24/7 http://www.crisistextline.org/

Veterans Crisis Line – Send a text to 828255 https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474
http://www.loveisrespect.org

 

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