domestic/relationship violence

Domestic & Relationship Violence

Tennessee Domestic Violence Hotline/Parent Helpline

The statewide 24 hour, 7 days a week hotline provides counseling, referrals, and information to victims of domestic violence, and parents who need assistance for the problems in their family.
Telephone:  1-800-356-6767
Call 911 if you are in immediate danger!  If not, call the local police to file stalking charges.

National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH)

The Hotline is an anonymous 24-hour, 7 day a week organization that provides crisis intervention, referral services, and information to victims and those calling on their behalf.
Telephone:  1-800-799-SAFE (7233),
TTY:  1-800-787-3224

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (NTDAH)
Created by the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Liz Clairborne Inc., the 24-hour helpline gives guidance to teens that are in abusive relationships.  Support is also given via live chat.
(Peer advocates are available via chat by visiting the website)
Telephone:  1-866-331-9474
TTY:  1-866-331-8453


Other Resources

The Domestic Violence Division of the Metro Nashville Police Department

The website lists a range of resources available locally to victims of domestic violence.
(list is at bottom)
Telephone:  (615) 880-3000 (8 am – 10 pm M-F) or (615) 862-8600 (after hours)
Dial 911 if it is an emergency!
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (TCADSV)

The TCADSV supplies information about domestic and sexual violence programs and resources for residents of Tennessee.  TCADSV’s program,, is built to specifically help teens.
Telephone:  (615) 386-9406 or 1-800-289-9018 – Office (8am – 5pm M-F)

Break the Cycle

Break the Cycle works to assist teens who are violent relationships.  Their program,, allows teens to ask questions about dating violence and find local resources.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
The Family Violence Prevention Fund is geared towards preventing violence within the home and community.  One of the organization’s campaigns is called “Coaching Boys into Men”.