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:

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.

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/ 656-HOPE

You will be directed to your local Sexual Assault Center in Georgia.  A chat and mobile App are available at:

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  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.

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 - - To find a community health center near you that may provide primary healthcare based on a sliding scale basis or a COVID-19 test

Food/Medicaid/TANF -

Apply online at For help with SNAP/Medicaid/TANF questions you can call the DFCS Statewide Constituent Services - (404) 657-3433.

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.