Georgia Hotlines/Calls for Assistance
Below are hotlines and phone numbers you can call for assistance.
You can also apply for legal help online from two legal aid programs:
To apply for help in the 154 counties outside metro Atlanta, visit the Georgia Legal Services Program's online application.
Domestic Violence Hotline – (800) 334-2836 (800 33HAVEN)
The DV Hotline connects you with the nearest DV agency that may provide shelter, safety planning, counseling, legal advocacy, and community resources. www.gcadv.org
For help in Spanish call: (770) 479-1703.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline – (800) 799-SAFE
The National DV Hotline is a 24-hour confidential service for survivors, victims and those affected by domestic violence, intimate partner violence and relationship abuse.
Georgia Network for Sexual Assault/GNESA.org – (800) 656-HOPE
You will be directed to your local Sexual Assault Center in Georgia. A chat and mobile App are available at: https://hotline.rainn.org/online.
Hotline to End Human Trafficking in Georgia - (866) 363-4842 (866 ENDHTGA)
Any Georgian with information or suspicions of human trafficking should call this statewide hotline. Trained law enforcement agents, advocates, and first responders are available 24/7 to answer calls.
Elder Abuse Hotline - (866)-552-4464 Press "3"
To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an older adult or adult with a disability residing in a long-term care facility contact the Department of Community Health.
Prevent Child Abuse 1-800-CHILDREN
http://preventchildabusega.org/. You can also report child abuse to the DFCS office 24/7 at 855-422-4453. You can locate services by clicking here. Prevent Child Abuse Georgia also mapping website listing community resources for child abuse, criminal justice, food/clothing/shelter, and healthcare.
Georgia Legal Services - Legal Services Outside Metro Atlanta (833) 457-7529 (883 GLSPLAW)
To request civil legal assistance for low to moderate income Georgians in the 154 counties outside metro Atlanta. www.glsp.org
Atlanta Legal Aid - Legal services in Metro Atlanta - (404) 524-5811
To request civil legal assistance for Georgians in the 5 county metro Atlanta area.
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (404) 521-0790
In Fulton County, get help with Domestic Violence, Tenant, Unpaid Wages, Probate, and Covid – 19 Relief issues.
Community Health Centers -
https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/ - To find a community health center near you that may provide primary healthcare based on a sliding scale basis or a COVID-19 test
Georgia Senior Legal Hotline - Legal Advice metro Atlanta (404) 657-9915
For civil legal advice for seniors in metro Atlanta. Outside Atlanta Toll Free (888) 257-9519
GLSP Benefits Hotline – Outside metro Atlanta (888) 632-6332
To obtain assistance with Medicaid, MSP, SNAP, Benefits for those on Medicare
Georgia Cares – (866) 552-4464 (Option 4)
Help with Medicare enrollments, services for those with Medicare.