Get Help Now. You Are Not Alone. 

If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 immediately. If you are in immediate need of shelter or need additional help, call the numbers listed below.

SPARCC’s 24-hour Helpline: 941-365-1976 (TTY)

Florida Domestic Violence Helpline: 800-500-1119

Florida Sexual Violence Helpline: 888-956-RAPE (7273)

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)

National Sexual Violence Helpline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 866-331-9474


If you are a survivor of domestic violence or sexual assault, you are not alone. SPARCC can provide help that is free and confidential. Call 941-365-1976 to speak with a trained advocate. Our advocates are available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Please remember that if you are in a dangerous relationship, use a safe computer and make sure you have a safety plan for yourself, your children, and pets.  You can leave this site quickly by hitting the HIDE PAGE button in the top right corner of this page, though there is always a computer trail. Website and email history may be viewable even if you delete your browser history and delete files. If you believe you are being monitored, use a computer at the library or borrow a friend's. For more information on technology safety, click here.