I Need Help

You are not alone. Get help now.

Rape is wrong. Battering must end. Break the silence. Report violence.

For help with violence at home right now…

In-person and walk-in client services are suspended and most staff are now working from home – but crisis services continue:

Casa Luz – for Spanish speaking families. Urgent and crises clients in-person, other counseling by phone. (901) 500-8214 – leave message or text 24/7.

Family Safety Center – safety planning and evaluation for Orders of Protection by phone, (901) 222-4400 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Emergency sheltering for high risk clients. Crisis line (901) 249-7611.

Kindred Place – phone, email and video chat for counseling and educational services; accepting new clients and continuing in-person sessions on case-by-case basis. (901) 276-2200.

Memphis Child Advocacy Center – staff on campus for critical child sexual abuse and other severe abuse services for children 13 and under, otherwise available by phone and email. Multi-agency investigative team continues to meet daily via video conference. (901) 525-2377.

Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center – assistance with Orders of Protection in critical safety cases (screening via telephone). Counselors and victim advocates available via (901) 222-3950 or online request 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.  24/7 /365 sexual assault forensic exams and hotline (901) 222-4350.

YWCA DV Crisis Hotline – phone interview for possible emergency shelter (901) 725-4277.


Sexual Assault Help

Rape is a crime: Sexual contact without consent is against the law.

Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault do have rights. No one deserves to be battered or abused. All sexual contact without consent is against the law. You can get help for yourself and your children or for friends, coworkers and relatives.

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault, please call the Shelby County Crime Victims Center & Rape Crisis Center at 901-222-4350. 1060 Madison Avenue 8 am – 6 pm. 24/7 help for victims of sexual assault

Memphis Child Advocacy Center (for children 13 and under): 901-525-2377

For emergency, call 911. For non-emergency: 901-545-2677

For information on your rape case, call the MPD hotline at 901-636-3438 or email SAinfo@memphistn.gov.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office: 901-222-4479


Domestic Violence Help

If you are currently experiencing domestic violence, please call the Memphis Police Department DV Unit at 901-636-3741 or the Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County at 901-222-4400.

Kindred Place: 901-276-2200

YWCA DV Crisis Hotline: 901-725-4277

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office: 901-222-4479

To see other resources available in Memphis and Shelby County, visit our Resources page.