If you have experienced abuse such as domestic violence, sexual abuse or rape, you are not alone, and there are programs and services that could help you.
If you are in immediate danger, contact 9-1-1.
If you live in Austin and want to talk with someone about abuse issues, consider contacting SafePlace through relay services at 512-267-7233 or 512-927-9616 (TTY) or visit their website at www.SafePlace.org.
If you live outside of Austin, consider contacting the National Domestic Violence Hotline through relay services at 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).
You can also search for shelters and programs in Texas by visiting the Texas Council on Family Violence website at www.tcfv.org/service-directory/.
If you know an elderly person or a person with a disability in Texas who is being abused, neglected or exploited, please contact Adult Protective Services through relay services at 1-800-252-5400 or online at www.txabusehotline.org.