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What resources and support are available to survivors of domestic violence?

Last Updated: 04/15/2020

Survivors of domestic violence can call the New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-572-SAFE (7233). The hotline provides confidential access to domestic violence information and services, including crisis intervention, referral, and advocacy. It is bilingual and accessible to the deaf and hearing impaired.

The New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) connects individuals affected by sexual violence with professionals that provide assistance and referrals. Calls to the NJCASA hotline at 1-800-601-7200 are routed to the closest rape crisis care center. NJCASA is the collective voice for victims of sexual violence, their loved ones and rape crisis centers across New Jersey.

The Women's Referral Central Hotline at 1-800-322-8092 provides comprehensive information, referrals, active listening, and crisis response for issues confronting New Jersey residents, including but not limited to: child care, discrimination, displaced homemaker, divorce, employment, housing, job training, legal assistance, single parenting, and social services.

The New Jersey Address Confidentiality Program Hotline at 1-877-218-9133 provides access to domestic violence information and services, including application procedures referral and advocacy.

Those who may be having suicidal thoughts should call 1-855-NJ-HOPELINE (855-654-6735).

Additional domestic violence services can be found through the New Jersey Department of Children and Families.

Source: https://www.nj.gov/dcf/women/hotlines/