For help at any time, call a 24-Hour hotline:
Someplace Safe Crisis Line: 1-800-974-3359
Minnesota Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-866-223-1111
Minnesota General Crime Victims Hotline: 1-866-385-2699
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 TTY: 1-800-787-3224
National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-4673
When the chat option is visible, you can chat with a Someplace Safe staff or volunteer
Concerned about Computer/Phone Monitoring Protect Yourself Now
- Do not use this website if you suspect your computer is being monitored by your abuser. For your safety, learn about technology and safety before you use our website.
- Please note the “Quick Escape” button on each page. It will take you to a different website if you need to exit our site quickly. Use this if someone you do not trust enters the room or may try to see what website you are visiting.
- Do not leave Someplace Safe materials or related information in a place where someone might find them.
- If you call us and have a redial feature on your phone, be sure to dial a “safe” number after you call us.
Remember, Internet use is traceable. Your abuser may be able to see what websites you have visited and emails you have sent even if you delete your browser history and delete files. Access a safe computer to use the Internet such as at a library, community center or a friend’s house.