The phone number to reach HCWC’s crisis hotline–the “HELPline”–is: (512) 396-HELP (4357) or (800) 700-HCWC (4292).

The HELPline is a 24-hour, confidential crisis and information line for victims    of abuse. HELPline advocates are volunteers and staff specially trained to answer crisis calls 24-hours a day,   7 days a week. Most calls are from victims of family violence or sexual assault seeking services such as counseling or shelter.

If you are the loved one or friend of an abuse victim and you want to know how to support someone who has been abused, please feel free to call HCWC’s office during business hours (Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), at (512) 396-3404. You can also get information about the services HCWC provides plus information about other community resources available.