We are here to help.

From victim to survivor, we work to help you feel safe, believed and free from domestic or sexual violence
Our 20 programs across North Dakota can provide resources from safety planning, to housing and counseling.

Find Help

There are 20 advocacy crisis intervention centers located throughout North Dakota to help victims of sexual and domestic violence with counseling, assistance obtaining a protection order and more.

Know Your Rights

If you have been a victim of violence, you have the right to feel safe, to be believed, and to seek help from advocates. Please contact your local crisis intervention center for assistance if you feel unsafe or are seeking shelter.

Safety Alert

Abusive people are often controlling and want to know your every move. From computers and cell phones, to your daily routine; if you think your activities are monitored there are resources to help.

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

CAWS North Dakota is not a direct service organization. If you need help now contact your local crisis intervention center or call a national hotline below. Trained, compassionate professionals are available to help you plan for your safety, connect to available resources and discuss the options that are available to you. These calls are confidential.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.800.656.4673
Online Chat: hotline.rainn.org/online

U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.7233
Online Chat: thehotline.org

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1.888.373.7888
Online Chat: humantraffickinghotline.org

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1.866.331.9474
Online Chat: loveisrespect.org

StrongHearts Native Helpline: 1.844.762.8483


SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, call 911, a local hotline, the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.Escape