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Links to info and hotlines to call for answers or help. In an emergency, call 911.

Dating Abuse
Arlington's Violence Intervention Program
703-228-4848
This program provides help to cope with abusive dating relationships and anyone who has been sexually assaulted.

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline  
Love is Respect
1-866-331-9474, 1-866-331-8453 TTY
Call or chat online to get help dealing with dating abuse or to find out how to help a friend.

Abuse at Home
Arlington County Child Protective Services 
703-228-1500
For  information and help if a parent or caregiver is abusing you.

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 
1-800-422-4453
Who you can call if a parent or caregiver is abusing you.

National Safe Place's Txt 4 Help: When you text the word SAFE to the number 69866, and current location (street address, city and state), you'll receive the address of the nearest Safe Place site and a phone number for a local youth shelter.

 

The National Runaway Safeline: Youth can call 1-800-RUNAWAY or chat live on the NRS website for confidential support and referrals to service providers. They may also qualify for a free bus ticket home.

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