If you or someone you know is in trouble, there are those in your community — in New York City and nationwide — who are able to help.
Assistance in New York
- Love is Respect
- Text “love is” to 77054 to text with a Peer Advocate 24/7 or;
Visit loveisrespect.org to chat live with a Peer Advocate 24/7!
Loveisrepect.org is a collaboration between Break the Cycle and The National Dating Abuse Helpline
24 hours per day/7 days per week
Hotline advocates are available for survivors and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Covenant House
24 Hours per day/7 days per week
The 9 Line is a general hotline for teenagers. Covenant House specializes in providing temporary housing and assistance to runaway and homeless youth.