Hands holding toy house

How to find help

If you are concerned about your own safety or the safety of your children, there are a number of helplines available.

View and print resource sheet

  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
    Phone: (608) 251-4445 or (800) 747-4045 (toll-free)
    Available 24/7
    Phone: In Spanish (800) 510-9195 (toll-free)
    Available 24/7
  • Hmong Family Strengthening Hotline
    Phone: In Hmong and English (877) 740-4292 (toll-free)
    Available 24/7
  • Deaf Unity Hotline
    Phone: TTY (800) 787−3224 or (206) 518-9361 (Video Phone Only for Deaf Callers).
    Can be contacted 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday. Staff will return your call as soon as possible. For any other time contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline.
  • National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline 
    Videophone 855-812-1001
  • Freedom Inc.
    Phone: (608) 630-8901
    Email: info@freedom-inc.org
    Supports victims and survivors of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and/or sexual assault. Serving Low- to no-income Black and Southeast Asian women, girls, and LGBTQ+.
  • LGBTQ Anti-Violence Resource Line
    Phone: (414) 856-LGBT (5428) Call or Text. This is not a 24-hour hotline, calls returned within 24 hours during the week, longer on weekends.
  • Child Protective Services
    For children (0-18)
    Phone: (608) 261-KIDS (5437), 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
    Non-business hours phone: 608-255-6067
  • Adult Protective Services
    For adults with disabilities (18-59) and for Elders (age 60 or over)
    Phone: (608) 261-9933, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
    Non-business hours phone: 608-255-6067
  • If someone is in immediate danger, call 911.