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VA is committed to a culture where everyone is treated with civility, compassion, and respect. Everyone should feel welcome and safe when doing business with VA.

If you are experiencing… Contact…
24/7, confidential crisis support for Veterans and their loved ones.You don't have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.
Medical Emergency Dial 911
Mental Health Crisis Veterans Crisis Line
Dial 988 (then press “1”) or text 838255
Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
  VA Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Coordinator Directory
Sexual Assault/Abuse Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Human Trafficking National Human Trafficking Hotline

Do you fear you may be using violence in your relationship? We can help!

If you feel unsafe while in a VA facility, discreetly use this hand signal to let a VA staff person know you need help.

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If you believe someone may be monitoring the websites you visit, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline* at 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY.)