The following resources contains safety tips, information, and privacy strategies for survivors on the use of technology. If you are concerned about reaching out to help, we have created a handout on Seeking Help Online: Considerations for Survivors. To talk to someone who can answer your questions and support you, call the following national hotlines:
There are many national hotlines that can provide help. Our list of National Victim Service Hotlines, is a great place to start, this not a complete list of all of the resources out there, but can help serve as a guide for you.
General Technology Safety
Phone & Computer Surveillance
Cellphones and Computers
Internet of Things & Connected Devices
Online Safety & Privacy
Technology & Sexual AssaulT
Apps (For smartphones and tablets)
The creation of this toolkit was made possible by US DOJ-OVC Grant #2011-VF-GX-K016. Opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this toolkit are the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of DOJ.