It can include planning for a future crisis, considering your options, and making decisions about your next steps.Finding ways to stay and feel safer can be an important step towards healing, and these plans and actions should not increase the risk of being hurt.They can also seek confidential counsel and advice from professionally trained adults and peers.Resources for teens involved in abusive relationships include the following: The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential, and anonymous.
The caller’s phone number is not retained, so the call is anonymous and confidential unless the caller chooses to share personally-identifying information. Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238 (V/TTY) The Action Alliance operates the statewide hotline, a toll-free, confidential, 24-hour service that provides crisis intervention, support, information, and referrals to family violence and sexual assault survivors, their friends and families, professionals, and the general public.We oppose violence as a means of control over others and support equality in relationships.For Immediate Release: February 20, 2017 Baton Rouge, Louisiana – The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCADV) today released a statement expressing support for the greater New Iberia community as it weathers the loss of its domestic violence service provider.For many people who have been affected by sexual assault, current and long-term safety can be an ongoing concern.Safety planning is about brainstorming ways to stay safe that may also help reduce the risk of future harm.National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in more than 170 different languages through interpreter services, with a TTY line available for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing.National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) When a caller dials 1.800.656. Abuse occurs in all types of relationships and among people with varying backgrounds of age, race, religion, financial status, sexual orientation and education.Teen dating abuse is any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to a teen by an individual who is in a current or former dating relationship with that teen.Victims of teen dating violence often keep the abuse a secret.They should be encouraged to reach out to trusted adults like parents, teachers, school counselors, youth advisors, or health care providers.The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the federally designated statewide coalition of shelters, non-residential programs and individuals working to end domestic violence in Louisiana.Our programs serve people from everywhere in Louisiana and who come from all backgrounds.…READ MORE Dating violence is a serious and common type of abuse that affects people of all backgrounds.