How to find the help you need

The National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) is not a crisis center and does not provide emergency services including: crisis intervention, counseling, housing, legal or financial assistance.

There are many organizations who care and who want to provide the assistance you are seeking and deserve. We are able, however, to connect you to information and resources where these services are available. We encourage you to take the next step and contact the appropriate resource.

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact the service providers below.  If this is an emergency, please call 911.

National Hotlines

  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST
  • Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: (800) 4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-3737-888
  • The National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-RUNAWAY
  • National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474
  • GLBT Hate Crimes Hotline: 1-800-686-HATE
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline (GLNH)
    (888) THE-GLNH (843-4564)
  • The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Legal Resources