U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Victim Assistance

Victim Assistance Hotlines

If you are a victim of abuse, domestic violence, Internet, phone or GPS stalking, video voyeurism, or other crime, call 800-394-2255 or email Gethelp@ncvc.org for help, information about your options, and referrals to local services anywhere in the country.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Center for Victims of Crime

Find Help and Information for Crime Victims

Find hotlines and other resources for victims of crimes and their families.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

U.S. Department of Justice

How To Get Help After a Victimization

As a victim of crime, you might qualify for financial assistance for a variety of needs resulting from your victimization. Qualifying uses vary from state to state, but medical bills, funeral or counseling expenses typically are covered. Compensation is managed on a state level.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

National Organization for Victim Assistance

MADD Victim/Survivor Helpline

If you or a loved one has been affected by a drunk driving crash, find information and support by calling MADD's Victim/Survivor Helpline at 1-877-MADD-HELP (1-877-623-3435).

Review Date: January 29, 2013

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Protecting Your Identity

Survivors of domestic violence need to protect themselves from abusers who use identity as a means of power and control. Find steps to take to protect your identity, including relocating, opening a post office box to receive mail, and reporting suspected fraud.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

State Coalition List (Domestic Violence)

Find a list of National Coalition Against Domestic Violence organizations in each state offering resources, referrals, and support.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Understanding Youth Violence- (PDF)

This fact sheet provides general information on youth violence, including risk factors, impact on public health, and prevention strategies.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control - NCIPC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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