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The National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)


National Coalition Against Domestic Violence


CHOICES Columbus

24 Hour Crisis Information Line

(614) 224-HOME [4663]


CHOICES Services

  • 24-hour Crisis & Information Line

  • Temporary Shelter

  • Counseling & Support Groups

  • Legal & Community Advocacy

  • Education & Training Programs


Ohio Domestic Violence Network


25 ways to support survivors of trama (PDF)


Violence against Women Act

Under the leadership of then-Senator Joe Biden, Congress recognized the severity of violence against women and our need for a national strategy with the enactment of the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. This landmark federal legislation’s comprehensive approach to violence against women combined tough new provisions to hold offenders accountable with programs to provide services for the victims of such violence. Fact Sheet


Domestic Violence Facts (PDF)

If you need immediate assistance, please call 911 or your local emergency service.

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