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Child Help USA Hotline

Toll-free: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
Toll-free: 1-800-2-A-CHILD (222-2253) TOD

Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

State Reporting Numbers: State Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Numbers
Local Reporting Agencies: Local and County Child Welfare Agencies

Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.


National Domestic Violence Hotline

Toll-free: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Toll-free: 1-800-787-3224 TYY
Video Phone Only for Deaf Callers: 1-206-518-9361
Chat: Click “Chat Now” on page (7am to 2am CT)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) is a compassionate, knowledgeable resource empowering victims through human connection and practical help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The Hotline’s highlytrained, expert advocates provide peer-to-peer support to anyone who reaches out to us with lifesaving tools, safety planning and hope.

National Dating Abuse Helpline

Toll-free: 1-866-331-9474
Toll-free: 1-866-331-8453 TTY
Text: LOVELS to 22522

Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. We also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.


National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

National Hotline: 1-630-577-1330 (Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm CT)

ANAD is the oldest organization aimed at fighting eating disorders in the United States. ANAD assists people struggling with eating disorders and also provides resources for families, schools and the eating disorder community.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

Toll-free: 1-800-931-2237 (Mon-Thu 9am to 9pm ET, Fri 9am to 5pm ET)
Chat: Chat Online (Mon.-Thur. 9am to 9pm ET, Fri. 9am to 5pm ET)

NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.


National Human Trafficking Information and Referral Hotline

Toll-free: 1-888-373-7888
Report potential human trafficking online:

The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national anti-trafficking hotline serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.


National Alliance on Mental Illness

Toll-free: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) (available 10 am to 6 pm, EST, weekdays)

HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Toll-free: 1-800-THE-LOST (800-843-5678)
Toll-free: 1-800-826-7653 TTY
Report: Make a Cybertipline Report

If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

Child Find of America

Toll-free: 1-800-I-AM-LOST (800-426-5678)

Child Find of America Inc. is a national not-for-profit organization that provides outstanding professional services designed to prevent and resolve child abduction and the family conflicts that can lead to abduction and abuse.


Disaster Distress Helpline

Toll-free: 1-800-985-5990
Toll-free: 1-800-985-5990 (press “2”) Espanol
Text: TALKWITHUS to 66746
Text: HABLANOS to 1-212-461-4635 (Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands)
Text: HABLANOS to 1-206-430-1097 (American Samoa, Guam, Palau, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia)

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a national hotline dedicated to providing year-round immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster.



Toll-free: 1-800-712-4357
Text: HELPLINE to 313131

If you are wondering whether or not you’re pregnant, your mind is probably racing with questions. It’s common to feel confused, scared or overwhelmed. We offer free, confidential help, information about pregnancy signs and symptoms, information on all your options, and we can quickly connect you to the local assistance you need.

Project Cuddle, Baby Rescue Program

Toll-free: 1-888-628-3353
Toll-free: 1-888-483-2323 Espanol

Project Cuddle is a non-profit charity that helps frightened girls and women in making safe and legal decisions instead of abandoning their newborn babies.


National Runaway Safeline

Toll-Free: 1-800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)

The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is here to listen whether you are thinking of running away or already have. Our services are confidential and nonjudgmental.


National Self-Injury Hotline (S.A.F.E. Alternatives)

Toll-free: 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)

S.A.F.E. Alternatives is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

Door of Hope for Teens

Phone: 914-393-1904 or 803-570-2061(Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 – 10:20 pm est)
Text: 914-393-1904 or 803-570-2061(Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 – 10:20 pm est)

Our mission is to help teens and young adults overcome the struggle of self harm (cutting) and depression. Our team is here to meet your emotional needs and help you discover freedom through a process of restoration and hope.


Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Toll-free: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Chat: Chat Online

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Darkness to Light

Toll-free: 866-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444)
Text: LIGHT to 741741

You are not alone – resources and support are available. Call to have questions answered or chat with a trained crisis counselor, 24/7 at no charge. All conversations are confidential.

Sexual Assault Hotlines by U.S. State and Canada


Local addresses and phone numbers for every state.

National Organization For Victim Assistance (NOVA)

Toll-free: 1-800-879-6682

Whether you are a survivor of violent crime or dealing with financial crime victimization, we recognize that all victims experience loss. While there are different kinds of losses, each can be profound, depending upon the perspective of victims and survivors.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Hotline

Toll-free: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357),(also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center

Toll-free: 1-800-784-6776
Chat: Live Chat

The National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center maintains a comprehensive database of the leading drug and alcohol treatment centers both internationally and in the United States for every level of treatment option from affordable to luxury. You can call, live chat or fill out the contact form to communicate with our staff, who are available 24/7 to answer any of your questions. The privacy of anyone contacting us is 100% guaranteed thanks to the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and our own dedication to the confidentiality of any clients. We understand that substance abuse is a sensitive topic for many people.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Toll-free: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Toll-free: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) TTY
Toll-free: 1-888-628-9454 Espanol

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Toll-free: 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
Toll-free: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Chat: Chat Online

If you (or someone you know) are depressed and thinking about suicide, please call 1-800-442-HOPE (4673) to talk to a caring crisis hotline volunteer. Your call is free and confidential. Hotlines

Hotline Numbers by State:
Hotline Numbers by Country:

Our mission is to prevent suicides, support suicide survivors, and educate the public about suicide. If you have been touched by suicide, we want you to know that we love you, we care about you, we support you, and we fight for you. And with open arms, we welcome you into the family.


The Hope Line

Toll-free: 1-800-273-8255
Chat: Get Help Online

For more than 25 years, the Boys Town National​​​ Hotline® has helped millions of teens, parents and families on the brink of disaster.​ The Boys Town National Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors. It is accredited by the American Association of Suicidiology (AAS).

Boys Town National Hotline

Toll-free: 1-800-448-3000
Toll-free: 1-800-448-1833 TDD

For more than 25 years, the Boys Town National​​​ Hotline® has helped millions of teens, parents and families on the brink of disaster.​ The Boys Town National Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors. It is accredited by the American Association of Suicidiology (AAS).

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