Callers Representing More Than 50 Tribal Nations Reach Out To StrongHearts Native Helpline

In its first eight months of operations, the StrongHearts Native Helpline (1-844-7NATIVE) has taken calls from Native people affected by domestic violence representing 53 tribal nations across 38 states, demonstrating the widespread need for culturally-rooted resources to support tribal communities impacted by intimate partner abuse. Since March, the StrongHearts Native Helpline has responded to the unique needs of Native victims of domestic violence by providing emotional support, information and education, and referrals to culturally relevant resources. Advocates are available Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST. The service is anonymous, safe, free and confidential. Visit strongheartshelpline.org for more information and helpful resources.