NY Crime Victims Legal Help’s Legal Help Directory has resources to help crime victims living in New York State with their civil legal needs.

Below are hotlines and other resources that can help you in other areas.


National Resources:

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call or text 988. Live Chat available.
Deaf or Hard of Hearing dial 711 then 988.

Veterans Crisis Line
Call 988 then press 1 or Text 838255
Live chat available. Available 24/7.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Hotline
Call 1.800.662.HELP (4357) or visit the treatment locator.
Abuse and Violence Helplines
CCRI Crisis Helpline (Cyber Civil Rights Initiative)
For victims of nonconsensual pornography (also known as “revenge porn”), recorded sexual assault, or sextortion.
Call 844.878.2274. Available 24/7.

National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp
Call or text: 800.422.4453
Live Chat available.

National Dating Abuse Helpline
Call 1.866.331.9474 or text “LOVEIS” to 22522
Live Chat available. Available 24/7.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) or Text “START” to 88788
Live Chat available. Available 24/7.
Local Resources Search Directory

National Human Trafficking Hotline
Call 1.888.373.788 or Text 233733 or 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
Email: help@humantraffickinghotline.org

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call 800.656.HOPE (4673)
Live Chat available. Available 24/7.

Native American and Alaska Native Resources

StrongHearts Native Helpline
1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483)
Available 24/7. Safe, confidential and anonymous domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans and Alaska Natives, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy.

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Deaf, DeafBlind, or Hard of Hearing Resources

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline (NDDVH)
Advocates who are Deaf themselves are available to answer your call 24/7 by:
Video phone: 1.855.812.1001 | Instant messenger: DeafHotline
Email: nationaldeafhotline@adwas.org

LGBTQ Resources

LGBT National Hotline
Call 888.843.4564

The Trevor Project
Call 1.866.488.7386 or text ‘START’ to 678-678
Live Chat available. Available 24/7.

Older Adult Helplines

Adult Protective Services Helpline

National Elder Fraud Hotline
Call 1.833.FRAUD.11

Fraud Resources

Federal Trade Commission Fraud Hotline
Report fraud online or call 1.877.FTC.HELP (1.877.382.4357)

Identity Theft Hotline
Call 1-877-438-4338 or report online

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Visit online or call 855.411.2372 with questions.


New York State Resources:

Report Fraud, Scams, & Identity Theft in New York State

Free legal help for New Yorkers 55+

New York State New Americans Hotline
Call 1.800.566.7636, M-F 9am-8pm. 
Available in 200+ languages.

New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline
Call: 1-800-942-6906 or 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Text: 844.997.2121
Live chat available. Available 24/7.

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)
New York State Domestic Violence Programs by County

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA)
Local Rape Crisis Programs by County

New York State Hate Crimes Task Force
Call 1.888.392.3644 or Text ‘HATE’ to 81336
Report online.

Hate and Bias Prevention Unit at the New York State Division of Human Rights
Call 1-844-NO2-HATE (1-844-662-4283) or Report online



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