Hotlines

All Hotlines are 24 hrs. unless otherwise indicated.

LISTINGS

211 L.A. County

http://211losangeles.org/

211


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

http://dmh.co.la.ca.us

800-854-7771


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

Al-Anon Family Groups

1600 Corporate Landing Pkwy,
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

M-F 9am-5pm (Meeting times vary)

http://al-anon.org/

888-684-6444

818-760-7122

wso@al-anon.org


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

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

1600 Corporate Landing Pkwy,
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

M-F 8am-6pm (EST)

http://al-anon.alateen.org

888-425-2666

757-563-1600


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

American Social Health Association STI Hotline

M-F 8am-6pm

http://ashastd.org/

919-361-8488


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.

California AIDS, STD, and Hepatitis Hotline

CA

M-F 9am-4pm

http://aidshotline.org

800-367-2437


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.

California Smokers Helpline

M-F 7am–9pm & Sat 9am-1pm

http://californiasmokershelpline.org/

800-662-8887

800-NO-BUTTS


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

California Youth Crisis Line

Sacramento, CA 95816

http://youthcrisisline.org/

800-843-5200


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. 

Center for Pacific Asian Family, Inc.

1102 Crenshaw Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90019

M-F 9am-5pm

http://nurturingchange.org/

800-339-3940

323-653-4042


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. 

Child Protection Hotline of L.A. County

Los Angeles, CA

800-540-4000


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

Childhelp USA, National Child Abuse Hotline

4350 E Camelback Rd,
Phoenix, AZ 85018

http://childhelpusa.org/

800-422-4453


Crisis intervention for child abuse, telephone counseling and referrals. Provides assistance in 170 languages. Is anonymous and confidential 

Children of the Night

14530 Sylvan St,
Los Angeles, CA 91411

http://childrenofthenight.org/

800-551-1300

818-908-4474


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. 

Covenant House Nineline

7 days a week 1pm-5pm

http://covenanthouse.org/

800-999-9999


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.

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

10281 Kidd St,
Riverside, CA 92503

http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/

800-442-4918


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

Door of Hope 4 Teens

TN

Sun-Th 9pm-11pm EST                                                                     

http://doorofhope4teens.org

615-746-7319


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.

Emergency Contraception Hotline

http://ec.princeton.edu/

800-584-9911


Information about emergency contraception.

Family Planning Referral Hotline

800-942-1054


Referrals in any area. Bilingual.

Gamblers Anonymous

Los Angeles, CA 90017

M-F 7am-4pm

http://gamblersanonymous.org/

626-960-3500

626-960-3501

isomain@gamblersanonymous.org


Fellowship of men and women who support each other through meetings.  24 hour referrals. Bilingual. 

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline

Crawford St,
Boys Town, NE 68010

http://yourlifeyourvoice.org/

800-448-3000


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. 

GLBT National Youth Talkline

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

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

http://glbtnationalhelpcenter.org

800-246-7743

help@GBLThotline.org


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

Help Line – Riverside

Riverside, CA

951-686-4357


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

Helpline Youth Counseling (South Bay)

Long Beach, CA

M-Th 8am-8pm & F 8am-6:30pm

http://hycinc.org

562-864-3722

874-541-2525


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

Homework Hotline

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

800-527-8839


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

LA Help – Herpes Support

http://lahelp.org/

310-845-6656


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

LA Youth Supportive Services

Los Angeles, CA 91603

http://la-youth.org/

877-465-2977


Additional phone (LA-area only): 818-985-0100 Phone counseling, referrals, education, and recovery support (no street outreach).

Los Angeles Rape and Battery Hotline

1220 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20005

http://rainn.org/

202-544-3064

202-544-3556

info@rainn.org


Telephone counseling, victim advocation, referrals. 

Missing Children Hotline

699 Prince St,
Alexandria, VA 22314

http://missingkids.com/

800-843-5678

703-224-2150


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. 

National Abortion Federation Hotline

1660 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20036

M-F 7am-11pm & Sat-Sun 9am-9pm

http://prochoice.org/

800-772-9100

202-667-5881

naf@prochoice.org


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

National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center

http://addictioncareoptions.com

800-784-6776


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

2000 M St NW,
Washington, DC 20036

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

http://www.ncvc.org/

202-467-8701

202-467-8700

webmaster@ncvc.org


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

National Council on Problem Gambling

http://ncpgambling.org/

800-522-4700

800-GAMBLER


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

National Domestic Violence Hotline

http://ndvh.org/

800-799-7233

800-787-3224


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 Switchboard

3080 N Lincoln Ave,
Chicago, IL 60657

http://1800runaway.org/

800-768-2929

773-880-9860


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. 

National STD and AIDS Hotline

1600 Clifton Rd NE,
Atlanta, GA 30329

M-F 8am-6pm

http://cdc.gov

800-232-4636


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

National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSIA)

http://samhsa.gov

800-662-4357


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

Peace Over Violence

1015 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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

http://peaceoverviolence.org/

310-392-8381

213-955-9090

info@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. 

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

1220 L St NW,
Washington, DC 20005

http://rainn.org/

800-656-4673

202-544-1034

info@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.

Rape Treatment Center Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center 

1250 16th St,
Santa Monica, CA 90404

http://911rape.org/

310-319-4000


  • 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

Relapse Prevention Center

http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

800-662-4357


Information and referrals to substance abuse programs.

Suicide Prevention Center

4760 Sepulveda Blvd,
Culver City, CA 90230

http://didihirsch.org/

877-727-4747


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

TEEN LINE

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

Sun-Sat 6pm-10pm

http://teenlineonline.org/

800-852-8336


Los Angeles (310) 855-4673 Valley Areas (818) 432-2266 Riverside (951) 826-4673 Teen-to-teen hotline: provides counseling and referrals.

The Trevor Project

West Hollywood, CA 90069

http://thetrevorproject.org

866-488-7386

800-850-8078

info@thetrevorproject.org


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

The Way In

5939 Hollywood Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90028

800-843-9294

323-469-2946


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

Valley Trauma Counseling Center

18111 Nordhoff St,
Los Angeles, CA 91330

http://csun.edu/vtc

818-886-0453

661-253-0258


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.

Victims of Crime Resource Center

3200 5th Ave,
Sacramento, CA 95817

M-F 8am-6pm

http://1800victims.org/

800-842-8467

916-739-7083

victims2@pacific.edu


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

Women Shelter of Long Beach/Youth Services

Long Beach, CA

562-437-4663


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

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