Family violence – Get help

Know how to find supports, stay safe or help others who are experiencing an abusive relationship.

Services and information

Connect with helplines, financial assistance, shelter and other supports, and know the law and your rights.

Know how to stay safe when leaving or continuing an abusive relationship.

Emergency funding is available to help people who are escaping abusive situations.

Recognize family violence and know the warning signs.

How family, friends, employers, health care providers and communities can help others experiencing family violence.

24-hour help

Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger. Family violence is a crime.

Family Violence Info Line: 310-1818 to get help anonymously in more than 170 languages or find other supports.

Family violence includes physical, verbal, emotional, financial and sexual abuse, neglect, stalking or being kept from seeing other people or forced to stay in one place.