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National Sexual Assault Hotline

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

Mission and Vision

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.


RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.
Need to talk? We're here for you. Whether you're looking for support, information, advice, or a referral, our trained support specialists are ready to help.

The National Sexual Assault Hotline is available 24/7/365:
Telephone: 800.656.HOPE (4673)
Online chat: http://online.rainn.org
Español: http://rainn.org/es

How does it work?
When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.

Programs and Expertise:
• Victim Services – Helping Survivors
• Public Education
• Public Policy
• Consulting & Training

Anyone affected by sexual assault, whether it happened to you or someone you care about, can find support on the National Sexual Assault Hotline. You can also visit online.rainn.org to receive support via confidential online chat.

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