Domestic Violence Hotlines
Hotlines are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call a hotline if you or someone you know is being abused and is in need of support. All calls are confidential.
Hotline counselors provide crisis intervention, safety planning, support, information and referrals. If someone is looking for counseling, court advocacy, support groups, and/or shelter, their first call should be to a local hotline.
Who should call a hotline?
- Anyone involved in an intimate partner violence or family violence situation, including: domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, those in same-sex relationships, people with disabilities, male survivors, senior citizens, people with limited English proficiency, immigrants and refugees (regardless of status).
- Friends, family members, co-workers, neighbors, or professionals with questions about domestic violence can call the hotline for information.
24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotlines
For Help in Erie County
(716) 862-HELP (4357)
For Help outside of Erie County
New York State Hotline: