National toll-free hotline for victims of domestic violence 8-801-100-8-801 is an entry point into support system for those suffering from family abuse. Hotline operates in 7/12 format and provides anonymous unconditional and immediate social, psychological and legal assistance as well as referring those affected to other specialized state and non-state institutions all over Belarus.

The national hotline for the victims of domestic violence 8-801-100-8-801 was opened on August 13th, 2012 as the service by IPA “Gender Perspectives with the support of UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, UNFPA, UNICEF and IOM in the frames of the international technical assistance project “Developing national capacity to counteract domestic violence in the Republic of Belarus.

The hotline functions from 8:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M everyday without breakouts. Lawyer consults two days a week. Calls from landline phones are free-of-charge for clients. Calls from mobile provider (VELCOM) are possible, local charges apply.