Community Resources

This page contains links to community resources outside of the Department that may be helpful or provide assistance if you or someone you know has been sexually harassed or assaulted. 

Human Trafficking Hotline: The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe. The Trafficking Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases.

Telephone: 1-888-373-788

TTY: 711

Text: *233733

LGBTQ Crisis Hotlines & Services: Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association for LGBTQ+ people in the STEM community. This hotline provides a multitude of services for this community. 

Text: ‘oSTEM’ to 1-313-662-8209

National Domestic Violence Hotline: The National Domestic Violence Hotline is confidential and anonymous and available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide services in more than 170 languages. Hotline advocates answer questions, assist with safety planning, and provide information as well as directly connect callers to domestic violence resources available in their local areas. 

Telephone: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

TTY: 1-800-787-3224

Text: ‘Start’ to 88788

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

Telephone: ‘988’ or 1-800-273-8255

Text: 988

National Sexual Assault Hotline: Created and operated by the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN) which partners  with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country to provide support for victims of sexual assault as the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.  The support is free and confidential, available every day, 24/7.

Telephone: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) 

StrongHearts Native Helpline: StrongHearts is a safe domestic, dating, and sexual violence helpline for American Indians and Alaska Natives, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT. It is anonymous and confidential. Callers reaching out after hours may connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline, a non-Native based 24-7 domestic violence helpline by selecting option 1.

Telephone: 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483)

Veterans Crisis Line: Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. The support is free and confidential, available every day, 24/7, and serves: Veterans, Service Members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends.

Telephone: 1-800-273-8255 or dial ‘9-8-8 and Press ‘1’ 

Text: 838255

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