National Domestic Violence Hotline If you or someone you know is in a life-threatening situation, please call 911 immediately. Call The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE or chat online with trained staff at www.thehotline.org to get answers to your questions and to talk about your unique situation.
What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is abuse by a caregiver, a parent, a spouse or an intimate partner. It can take many forms. Some types of abuse include the following: Physical abuse is the use of physical force to inflict harm, such as hitting, kicking or biting. Sexual abuse means any forced sexual activity. […]