Hotlines

All Hotlines are 24 hrs. unless otherwise indicated.

LISTINGS

PHONE

211 L.A. County

http://211losangeles.org/
Dial 211 to be connected to information on all L.A. County Human Services. Referrals to all L.A. County Human health Services. Bilingual.
211

Access Mental Health

http://dmh.co.la.ca.us
Crisis counseling; Information and referrals on emergency and non-emergency mental health issues.
800-854-7771

Al-Anon Family Groups

http://al-anon.org/
12-step program for teen relatives and friends of alcoholics.
888-684-6444

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

http://al-anon.alateen.org
Mutual support group for family and friends of alcoholics. Meeting information line.
888-425-2666

American Social Health Association STI Hotline

http://ashastd.org/
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.
919-361-8488

California AIDS, STD, and Hepatitis Hotline

http://aidshotline.org
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.
800-367-2437

California Smokers Helpline

http://californiasmokershelpline.org/
FREE information; telephone counseling to help people stop smoking (with services in 6 languages).
800-662-8887

California Youth Crisis Line

http://youthcrisisline.org/
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. 
800-843-5200

Center for Pacific Asian Family, Inc.

http://nurturingchange.org/
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. 
800-339-3940
1-800-540-4000

Child Protection Hotline of L.A. County


To report abuse. Referrals for counseling and childcare. Bilingual (English and Spanish) 
800-540-4000

Childhelp USA, National Child Abuse Hotline

http://childhelpusa.org/
Crisis intervention for child abuse, telephone counseling and referrals. Provides assistance in 170 languages. Is anonymous and confidential 
800-422-4453

Children of the Night

http://childrenofthenight.org/
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. 
800-551-1300

Covenant House Nineline

http://covenanthouse.org/
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.
800-999-9999

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

http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/
Child abuse Hotline, investigates neglect or abuse of children, provides reports and protective services, counseling, and community resources referrals.
800-442-4918

Door of Hope 4 Teens

http://doorofhope4teens.org
Texting and hotline. Emails on website. Provides free advice and Hope line for teens who struggle with cutting and depression, eating disorders, bullying, and other emotional struggles.

615-746-7319

Emergency Contraception Hotline

http://ec.princeton.edu/
Information about emergency contraception.
800-584-9911

Family Planning Referral Hotline


Referrals in any area. Bilingual.
800-942-1054

Gamblers Anonymous

http://gamblersanonymous.org/
Fellowship of men and women who support each other through meetings.  24 hour referrals. Bilingual. 
626-960-3500

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline

http://yourlifeyourvoice.org/
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. 
800-448-3000

GLBT National Youth Talkline

http://glbtnationalhelpcenter.org
Offer online peer-support chat.  Offer info on LGBT issues. Provide free and confidential telephone and internet peer counseling.
800-246-7743

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.
951-686-4357

Helpline Youth Counseling (South Bay)

http://hycinc.org
Serves Long Beach, Norwalk, Whittier, sourrounding areas. Medical Counseling Sliding fees. Bilingual. Branches also in Whittier and Norwalk.
562-864-3722

Homework Hotline


Help with homework including English, Math, and other subjects. Open Year-round.
800-527-8839

LA Help – Herpes Support

http://lahelp.org/
National Information: 919-361-8488 Support groups for herpes.
310-845-6656

LA Youth Supportive Services

http://la-youth.org/
Additional phone (LA-area only): 818-985-0100 Phone counseling, referrals, education, and recovery support (no street outreach).
877-465-2977

Los Angeles Rape and Battery Hotline

http://rainn.org/
Telephone counseling, victim advocation, referrals. 
202-544-3064

Missing Children Hotline

http://missingkids.com/
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. 
800-843-5678

National Abortion Federation Hotline

http://prochoice.org/
Provides pro-choice information and referrals to qualified providers in caller’s area. Bilingual.
800-772-9100

National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center

http://addictioncareoptions.com
Free services. Hotline as well as online chat. Gives information about alcohol and drug dependency as well as treatment options. 
800-784-6776

National Center for Victims of Crime

http:// http://www.ncvc.org/
Information and referrals to support services nationwide. Online resources for victims of crime and agencies who serve them. Advocates for victims’ rights.
202-467-8701

National Council on Problem Gambling

http://ncpgambling.org/
Information and referrals; crisis intervention and counseling. A confidential national hotline.
800-522-4700

National Domestic Violence Hotline

http://ndvh.org/
Information and referrals for shelters and counseling. Anonymous and confidential. Access to over 4000 shelters and domestic violence programs. 170 languages. Crisis intervention.
800-799-7233

National Runaway Switchboard

http://1800runaway.org/
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. 
800-768-2929

National STD and AIDS Hotline

http://cdc.gov
Information and referrals for clinics nationwide. Also free publications on HIV, STD’s, etc. 
800-232-4636

National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSIA)

http://samhsa.gov
Treatment and referral line for drug abuse/mental illness. Gives local referrals to callers. Spanish & English. 
800-662-4357

Peace Over Violence

http://peaceoverviolence.org/
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. 
310-392-8381
1-800-876-4766

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

http://rainn.org/
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.
800-656-4673

Rape Treatment Center Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center 

http://911rape.org/
  • 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
310-319-4000

Relapse Prevention Center

http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
Information and referrals to substance abuse programs.
800-662-4357

Suicide Prevention Center

http://didihirsch.org/
Hotline phone (24 hours): 1-877-727-4747 - Hotline, information, referrals, suicide prevention counseling.
877-727-4747

TEEN LINE

http://teenlineonline.org/
Los Angeles (310) 855-4673 Valley Areas (818) 432-2266 Riverside (951) 826-4673 Teen-to-teen hotline: provides counseling and referrals.
800-852-8336

The Trevor Project

http://thetrevorproject.org
Crisis line for LGBT youth younger than 25 years old. National line with referrals in all areas. 
866-488-7386

The Way In


Drop-in center, co-ed 7-11pm. Shelter services, male only, ages 12-17 years old. 
800-843-9294

Valley Trauma Counseling Center

http://csun.edu/vtc

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.

818-886-0453

Victims of Crime Resource Center

http://1800victims.org/
Information regarding victims’ rights and what to expect while going through the court system. Confidential referrals for counseling. Spanish services available. FREE. 
800-842-8467

Women Shelter of Long Beach/Youth Services


Counseling, Youth in Shelter, GLBT Support Services, and Teen Dating Violence Prevention, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, interventions.

562-437-4663

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