24 Hour Hotlines
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Love shouldn't hurt.

Listening is
where love begins.

Our hotlines are never closed.

When Survivors Speak, We Listen.

The decision to reach out is the first step in seeking help.

HELP is just a phone call away 24-hours-a-day.  If you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance, call 911 first. Otherwise, for non-emergency situations, please use one of our Hotline numbers to find help.


Domestic Violence Hotline: (713) 528-2121

TDD Line: 713-528-3625

Toll Free: 1-800-256-0551


Sexual Assault Hotline: (713) 528-RAPE (7273)

TDD Line: 713-528-3691

Toll Free: 1-800-256-0661

24-Hour Crisis Intervention

Knowledgeable and compassionate advocates are here for you, 24-hours-a-day, to lend a supportive ear, connect you with Houston Area Women’s Center services that meet your needs and provide referrals to valuable community resources. Our Hotlines serve as the gateway to all of our services. The calls are free, and counselors are able to help you no matter what language you speak.

Please remember all our services are free of charge.

Our advocates provide:

  • Confidential support for women, men and youth who have experienced domestic or sexual violence, as well as for concerned friends and family.
  • Intake services for our shelter and counseling programs.
  • Immediate assistance in English and Spanish. We can assist speakers of other languages and the hearing impaired through a language line.
  • 24-hour Hospital Accompaniment for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault to area hospitals.
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