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NEWS | Sept. 9, 2016

DoD Safe Helpline Information

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

The DOD Safe Helpline is a confidential and anonymous resource victims can use to access sexual assault services.  The Safe Helpline can be reached though many different avenues to protect privacy and make victims feel comfortable no matter where they may be located.


The Safe Helpline is operated through the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN) on behalf of the DoD and is staffed by specially-trained professionals to assist the healing process.  A valuable resource, the Safe Help Room, is an online chat room where victims can talk with others who have experienced similar situations. Sexual assault support is offered to all of DoD world-wide.


To reach the DoD Safe Helpline: Call 1-877-995-5247, visit for the chat services,  download the Safe Helpline app,  text your zip code or installation/base name to 55-247 inside the United States or 202-470-5546outside the United States.