Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center1-866-USWOMEN (1-866-879-6636) – an international domestic violence crisis
line that can be reached internationally toll-free from 175 countries. Contact the toll-free crisis line from oversees, by dialing your AT&T USADirect access number and at the prompt, entering 866-USWOMEN (879-6636). Click to find your AT&T USADirect access number. The center serves abused Americans, mostly women and children, in both civilian and military populations overseas. The
crisis line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except for U.S. holidays. Callers in the United States and Canada dial the toll-free number directly. Email the center anytime and an advocate will reply within 24 hours, M-F, Portland, OR. See 2012 Annual Report.
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, Childhelp1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) – is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. 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 170 languages. THe Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential, Scottsdale, AZ.
DeQH: Desi lgbtQ Helpline– the only national hotline that offers free, confidential, culturally sensitive peer support, information and resources by telephone for LGBTQ South Asian individuals, families and friends around the globe. The intent is to provide a safe and supportive ear for callers to share their concerns, questions, struggles or hopes through conversation with trained South Asian Peer Support Volunteers. The helpline will be available from 8:00-10:00 pm on Thursdays and Sundays, Eastern Standard Time. Calls can reach the helpline (908) FOR-DEQH (908-367-3374). DeQH is operated through Google Voice and is not a Toll Free Number. Thus, normal cellular service rates apply.
Disaster Distress Helpline, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – the first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress to natural or man-made disasters. Callers and texters are connected to trained and caring professionals from the closest crisis counseling center in the network. Helpline staff provides counseling and support, including information on common stress reactions and healthy coping, as well as referrals to local disaster-related resources for follow-up care and support.
DoD Safe Helpline877-995-5247 – is a groundbreaking crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. It provides live, one-on-one advice, support, and information to the worldwide DoD community. The service is anonymous, secure, and available 24/7 – providing victims with the help they need, anytime, anywhere, Washington, DC.
Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men & Women1-888-7HELPLINE (1-888-743-5754) – practical assistance in the form of a toll-free crisis line and referral services to victims of spousal or intimate partner abuse, Harmony, ME.
GLBT National Help Center,GLBT National Hotline(1-888-843-4564) and GLBT National Youth TalkLine(1-800-246-PRIDE (7743) – providing free and confidential telephone and internet peer-counseling, information and local resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning callers throughout the United States. We also work to strengthen local GLBT hotlines and organizations in their mission of service to our community, San Francisco, CA.
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans1-877-4AID VET or 1-877-424-3838 – a hotline to ensure that homeless veterans or veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24 / 7 access to trained counselors. Founded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the hotline is intended to assist homeless veterans, their families, VA Medical Centers, federal, state and local partners, community agencies, service providers and others in the community, Washington, DC.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-TALK (8255), 1-888-628-9454 (Español) and 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) – a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Calls are routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline's national network of local crisis centers, provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline – Loveisrespect.org1-866-331-9474 and 1-866-331-8453 TTY – a resource that can be accessed by internet or phone. The Helpline offers real-time one-on-one support from trained advocates and provides resources for teens, parents, friends and family, advocates, government officials, law enforcement officials and the general public. All communication is confidential and anonymous.