Crisis Hotlines

You are not alone. Help is available.

If you are in crisis and need help immediately, please consult one of the following toll-free national hotlines or contact your local police or emergency services. All hotlines are free.


Childhelp (1.800.4ACHILD)

Provides 24/7 assistance in 170 languages to adults, children and youth with information and questions regarding child abuse. All calls are anonymous and confidential. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1.800.273.TALK )

Support and asssitance 24/7 for anyone feeling depressed, overwhelmed or suicidal.

National Domestic Violence Hotline (1.800.799.SAFE)

National call center refers to local resources; Spanish plus 160 other languages available; no caller ID used.

National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE)
(Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network - RAINN)

Nationwide referrals for specialized counseling and support groups. Hotline (1.800.656.4673) routes calls to local sex assault crisis centers for resources and referrals. Spanish available.

Befrienders Worldwide

Worldwide resources for suicide counseling and support.

World-Wide Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

Listing of crisis lines around the world for anyone feeling depressed, overwhelmed or suicidal.

Now Matters Now

Suicide prevention website offering videos on other people's experiences, mindfulness techniques and coping skills.

National Parent Helpline (1.855.4A.PARENT)

Helpline for parent and caregiver support.

National Human Trafficking Hotline (1.888.373.7888)

National and confidential toll-free hotline to report trafficking or connect with anti-trafficking services, 24/7, available in 200 languages. Text also available for survivors: text HELP to BEFREE (233733) from 3pm-11pm. 

Helplines for Victims of Crime
(Office for Victims of Crime)

List of national helplines for any victim of a crime including: sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and more.