Learn the ways you can help.

One in four women in America will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Whether you are a friend, family relative, or colleague of a domestic violence survivor, or just want to be ready in case it happens to someone you know in the future, there are many ways to make a difference.

Check out this guide to learn more about the issue, and for suggestions on what to say if you think someone is being abused, or an abuser. Download now

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Do you need immediate assistance?

Purple Purse does not provide direct help or financial resources to those experiencing domestic violence. This site is not a hotline and is not staffed 24/7. If you are in danger, please call 911. If you are in need of immediate response or local referrals, call a local hotline or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224.