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Help Someone I Know

If you know someone that may be in an abusive relationship, you can call the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-723-3014 to talk about your concerns.

We have knowledgeable counselors waiting to talk to you, and all calls are kept confidential.

A Few Tips:

  • Remember that leaving an abusive situation can be scary and dangerous. Don’t pressure decisions, and don’t ask blaming questions like: “Why don’t you just break up with him/her?”
  • Be patient and always offer a listening ear.
  • Encourage them to call 1-866-723-3014 for safety planning, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, and many other services.
  • Suggest that they file a Protection From Abuse order.
  • Help them draft a safety plan.
  • Request Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline cards by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)