“I can’t stop pulling my eyelashes out. Is there someone I can talk to?” – 15-year-old


All Hotlines are 24 hrs. unless otherwise indicated.


1736 Family Crisis Center – Dating Violence Hotline and Shelter

Additional hotlines: (310)-370-5902, (310)-379-3620, (562)-388-7652. Individual, group, family counseling & case management for victims of domestic violence and runaways ages 10-17, two week stay, substance abuse awareness, 12-step program, schooling, job search and placement. Outpatient facility with 6 beds. Parent consent required.

2116 Arlington Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90018



211 L.A. County

Dial 211 to be connected to information on all L.A. County Human Services. Referrals to all L.A. County Human health Services. Bilingual.


Access Mental Health

Crisis counseling; Information and referrals on emergency and non-emergency mental health issues.


Al-Anon Family Groups

12-step program for teen relatives and friends of alcoholics.


Mon CLOSED & Tues-Fri 10am-5pm & Sat 10am-2pm


Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

Mutual support group for family and friends of alcoholics. Meeting information line.

1600 Corporate Landing Pkwy,
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

M-F 8am-6pm (EST)




24 hr. recorded listening
with all phone numbers
L.A. (English) 213-387-3158; M-F 9am-5pm call 818-760-7122.
L.A. (Spanish) 562-948-2190.
Meeting info only: (Toll free, English) 888-684-6444
12-step programs for teen relatives and friends of alcoholics.


American Social Health Association STI Hotline

Additional phone: English (800) 342-2437 and (800) 344-7432 Center for Disease Control; and TTY Hotline (800) 243-7889 Information and referrals for clinics nationwide. Also free publications on HIV, STD’s, etc. Learn about protection and treatment.

M-F 8am-6pm


California AIDS, STD, and Hepatitis Hotline

415-863-2437 (in SF and outside CA)

Referrals to anonymous test sites. Information and support. HIV Prevention. Services offered in English, Spanish and Filipino.


M-F 9am-5pm


California Smokers Helpline

FREE information; telephone counseling to help people stop smoking (with services in 6 languages).

M-F 7am–9pm & Sat 9am-1pm



California Youth Crisis Line

Crisis phone counseling, information, and referrals for all problems ages 12-24. Bilingual when available. Can connect without charge to parent/guardian or other agency. Message relay service. Chat and Email available too.

Sacramento, CA 95816


Center for Pacific Asian Family, Inc.

24-hour Crisis Hotline. Counseling services offered to children and teens who have been victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Rape Prevention and Domestic Violence Education is offered to high schools and other community organizations. 

1102 Crenshaw Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90019

7days 24hrs



Child Abuse Reporting Hotline of L.A. County

To report possible abuse and/or neglect of children. Bilingual.

7 days a week 24 Hours


Child Protection Hotline of L.A. County

To report abuse. Referrals for counseling and childcare. Bilingual (English and Spanish) 

Los Angeles, CA


Childhelp USA, National Child Abuse Hotline

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

4350 E Camelback Rd,
Phoenix, AZ 85018

7 days a week 24 hours


Children of the Night

Toll Free National Hotline. 

Shelter-home for runaway prostitutes, ages 11- 17. In-house school and independent living program for children involved with prostitution. Bilingual. 

14530 Sylvan St,
Los Angeles, CA 91411

7days 24 hours



Community Helpline

Toll-free peer-to-peer listening and referral telephone service operated by volunteers. Confidential crisis intervention.


Business Phone: 310-793-1415

Covenant House Nineline

Crisis hotline for youth and parents. Shelter, referrals, information, crisis intervention and health clinic. Referrals throughout the U.S. Bilingual. It’s free, it’s confidential.

7 days a week 1pm-5pm


CPS West, Child Protective Services of Riverside County, Department of Public Social Services of Riverside County

Child abuse Hotline, investigates neglect or abuse of children, provides reports and protective services, counseling, and community resources referrals.

10281 Kidd St,
Riverside, CA 92503


Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center

Founded in 1958, Didi Hirsch’s Suicide Prevention Center is the nation’s first and a model for suicide prevention centers across the globe. Their center helped over 100,000 people last year, saving lives throughout the nation and world. No other center offers such a comprehensive array of crisis services, therapy, support and training to such a large number of people.  They also participate in leading edge research that is transforming the field and saving lives.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 800-273-8255.


Door of Hope 4 Teens

Hotline and texting services provides advice for teens who struggle with cutting, depression, eating disorders, bullying, and other emotional struggles. Also provides email advice on website.


Sun, Tues, Thurs 8:30pm-10:30pm EST                                                             


Emergency Contraception Hotline

Information about emergency contraception.


Family Planning Referral Hotline

Referrals in any area. Bilingual.


Gamblers Anonymous

Fellowship of men and women who support each other through meetings.  24 hour referrals. Bilingual. National #: 888-424-3577. 

Los Angeles, CA 90017

M-F 7am-4pm



Girls and Boys Town National Hotline

Crisis and resource referral services. Specialize in family reunification of runaways and homeless adolescents ages 11-17. Counseling over the phone and online. Placement and long-term residential care. Bilingual. 

Crawford St,
Boys Town, NE 68010


GLBT National Youth Talkline

Offer online peer-support chat.  Offer info on LGBT issues. Provide free and confidential telephone and internet peer counseling.

2261 Market St #PMB #296,
SF, CA 94114

M-F 1pm-9pm & Sat 9am-2pm


Help Line – Riverside

Crisis and suicide hotline. Free and confidential. Information and referrals to any type of services within the community including food, shelter, medical care, counseling.

Riverside, CA

7 Days 24 hours


Helpline Youth Counseling

Medical counseling. Sliding fees. Bilingual. Serves Long Beach, Norwalk, Whittier, etc. Long Beach center is located at 1133 Rhea Street, Long Beach CA 90806.

Long Beach: 562-599-2244

(562) 864-3722

Helpline Youth Counseling (South Bay)

Serves Long Beach, Norwalk, Whittier, sourrounding areas. Medical Counseling Sliding fees. Bilingual. Branches also in Whittier and Norwalk.

Long Beach, CA

M-Th 8am-8pm & F 8am-6:00pm



Homework Hotline

Help with homework including English, Math, and other subjects. Open Year-round.

M-F 3:30pm-6:45pm


L.A. Youth Network

Office phone: 323-467-8466.

Emergency shelter: 323-240-2253.

Foster care services: 323-703-7002.

Hotline for teens issues such as homelessness, bullying, violence, pregnancy, eating disorders, self-harm and depression. Services include 24/7 hotline, emergency shelters/ homeless youth housing, education & career development, mental health and wellness.

Los Angeles, CA

7 days a week 24 hrs


LA Help – Herpes Support

National Information: 919-361-8488 Support groups for herpes.


LA Youth Supportive Services

Additional phone (LA-area only): 818-985-0100

Phone counseling, referrals, education, and recovery support (no street outreach).

Los Angeles, CA 91603


Los Angeles Rape and Battery Hotline

Telephone counseling, victim advocacy, referrals, information about sexual assault. Bilingual. Online chat available.

1220 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20005

7days 24hours



Missing Children Hotline

Administration # 916-227-3290 and 916-227-3244, Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm

Provides monthly “Missing Child” posters and quarterly bulletins. Deals mainly with parents of missing/runaway kids. Spanish, English, Cantonese, and Tagalog (on call). Hotline mainly for “sightings”.  Online reporting available. 

699 Prince St,
Alexandria, VA 22314

7days 24hrs



National Abortion Federation Hotline

Provides pro-choice information and referrals to qualified providers in caller’s area. Bilingual.

1660 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20036

M-F 9am-9pm (ET) & Sat 9am-5pm



National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center

Free services. Hotline as well as online chat. Gives information about alcohol and drug dependency as well as treatment options.


National Center for Victims of Crime

Information and referrals to support services nationwide. Online resources for victims of crime and agencies who serve them. Advocates for victims’ rights.

2000 M St NW,
Washington, DC 20036

M-F 8:30am-8:30pm



National Council on Problem Gambling

Information and referrals; crisis intervention and counseling. A confidential national hotline.



National Domestic Violence Hotline

Information and referrals for shelters and counseling. Anonymous and confidential. Access to over 4000 shelters and domestic violence programs. 170 languages. Crisis intervention.



National Runaway Safeline

Crisis intervention and referrals for runaways, homeless and other teens, provides youth-parents reunification with conference calls and bus tickets; provides message service for parents and youth.  1-800-RUNAWAY – 24 hours and available in all languages.

3080 N Lincoln Ave,
Chicago, IL 60657

Mon-Sun 24 hours



National STD and AIDS Hotline

Information and referrals for clinics nationwide. Also free publications on HIV, STD’s, etc. 

1600 Clifton Rd NE,
Atlanta, GA 30329

M-F 8am-6pm


National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Treatment and referral line for drug abuse/mental illness. Gives local referrals to callers. Spanish & English. 

M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Peace Over Violence

24 hour hotline: (213) 626-3393

Los Angeles County: (310) 392-8381

West San Gabriel Valley: (626) 793-3385

Counseling for dating violence, rape survivors, child abuse. Phone counseling and referrals. Self-defense classes and teen abuse prevention. 

1015 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90017

M-F 9am-5pm (by appointment)



RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

Information about rape and sexual abuse as well as referrals. Free and confidential. Connects caller to nearest service. Online hotline also available on their website.

1220 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20005



Rape Treatment Center Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center 

  • Support for sexual assault victims
  • A safe, anonymous way to learn how to get help after a sexual assault
  • Information and resources to educate the public about rape and sexual assault
  • Special sections for college students and teens
  • Information about forensic evidence in sexual assault cases

1250 16th St,
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Relapse Prevention Center

Information and referrals to substance abuse programs.


STI Hotline of the American Social Health Association

Info & referrals for clinics nationwide & about safe sex and STI treatment. Also free publications on HIV, STD’s ,etc.

Also English: 800-342-2437 & 800-344-7432

Center for Disese Control & TTY Hotline: 800-243-7889

M-F 8am-8pm E.T or


Stop It Now

Helpline answers questions about sexual abuse of children and adolescents. Website also provides information and email.


M-F 12pm-6pm (ET)



Suicide Prevention Hotline

Hotline phone (24 hours): 1-800-273-8255 – Hotline, information, referrals, suicide prevention counseling.

4760 Sepulveda Blvd,
Culver City, CA 90230



Los Angeles (310) 855-4673


Toll Free in the United States and Canada (800) 852-8336


Text TEEN to 839863, 6PM-9PM Pacific Standard Time


Teen Line provides a safe, confidential place to talk things out with another teen who can understand and will listen without judgment and provide helpful resources.

P.O. Box 48750,
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Sun-Sat 6pm-10pm


The Trevor Project

Crisis line for LGBT youth younger than 25 years old. National line with referrals in all areas.

Trevor LifeLine: 24 Hours
Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 Thurs & Fri1pm-5pm. Standard Text Messaging rates apply.
Online Chat available 12pm-6pm everyday

Crisis line for LGBTQ youth younger than 25 years old. National line with referrals in all areas.

West Hollywood, CA 90069

Sunday- Saturday 24 hours



The Warm Line

Confidential non-crisis toll free line. Peer supporters provide referrals to services and organizations that are of interests, such as healthcare facilities both physical and mental, family planning, shelters, self-help, support groups and much more.

P.O. Box 91370,
Los Angeles, CA 90091

M-F 5pm-10pm


888-448-4055 (Spanish)

The Way In

Drop-in center, co-ed 7-11pm. Shelter services, male only, ages 12-17 years old. 

5939 Hollywood Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028



Valley Trauma Counseling Center

For sexual assault victims in San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley.
Will accompany to hospitals, police, or court.
Counseling available to victim, significant others, and family of rape and domestic abuse. Prevention, education, crisis, and intervention.

18111 Nordhoff St,
Los Angeles, CA 91330



Victims of Crime Resource Center

Information regarding victims’ rights and what to expect while going through the court system. Confidential referrals for counseling. Spanish services available. FREE. Online chat available.

3200 5th Ave,
Sacramento, CA 95817

M-F 8am-5pm


Women Shelter of Long Beach/Youth Services

Counseling, Youth in Shelter, LGBT Support Services, and Teen Dating Violence Prevention, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, interventions. Individuals 18 and older. 24hr Hotline: 562-437-4663.

Long Beach, CA

M-F 8am-5pm


Your Life Your Voice

Offers universal crisis portals for children/youth on phone and on-line as mechanisms to reach professional crisis counselors.

7 days 24 hours


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