We need to take care of eachother
Your wellbeing is very serious to us. We’ve included a long list of hotlines and helplines to support you. Don’t wait for it to be too late – use these resources now, or suggest them to a friend in need. We need to take care of eachother. If you know of any we missed, let us know.
Domestic Violence, Rape, and Assault
National Sexual Assault Hotline
This hotline provides sexual assault victims with confidential support from trained sexual assault specialists. It helps victims connect with their local health facilities, so they can receive support and medical and psychological services like sexual assault forensic exams, counseling, etc. It also provides victims with someone to talk to and resources that can aid in the healing process.
Family Violence Prevention Center
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) || Crisis Line: 210-733-8810
The Family Violence Prevention Services provides emergency and residential/non-residential shelters, transitional housing, and counseling for adults, children, families. It also offers legal services. The goal of this program is to help victims and their families heal from the pain and long-term effects of domestic violence.
Stop it Now!
This organization prevents the sexual abuse of children by encouraging adults, families, and communities to take action to prevent children from being harmed. Their goal is to provide support, information, and resources to keep children safe and create healthier communities.
Adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse Hotline
This organization provides assistance to vulnerable and elder adults (60 years and older with disabilities) that are being abused, neglected, and/or exploited. It also seeks to prevent the maltreatment of the elderly by providing information on elder abuse to the public.
National Child Abuse Hotline
This organization is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Professional crisis counselors, along with interpreters, are available 24/7, 7-days-a-week. It offers assistance to children who are being abused, and those who are in danger of being abused. This hotline also provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Cyber Tipline
National Center for Missing and Exploited Cyber Tipline helps the public and electronic service providers report the suspected online enticement of children for sexual acts, extra-familial child sexual molestation, child pornography, child sex tourism, child sex trafficking, unsolicited obscene materials sent to a child, misleading domain names, and any misleading words or digital images on the internet.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Helpline
SAMHSA is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-days-a-year information service, available in both English and Spanish, for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This helpline also provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
National Association for Adult Children of Alcoholics
National Association for Adult Children of Alcoholics provides resources for anyone who has an alcoholic parent and needs support. It also offers a variety of programs that provide support and assistance to the adult children of alcoholics and other family members.
National Problem Gambling Helpline
National Problem Gambling Helpline provides local resources for those seeking help for a gambling problem. There are 28 available call centers that provide resources and referrals for all 50 states, Canada, and the US Virgin Islands. This helpline is available 24/7 and is 100% confidential. Text and chat services are also available.
United Way Crisis Helpline
The United Way Crisis Helpline focuses on education, financial stability, and health. It also helps adults with crisis management, emergencies and disasters, groceries, housing and utilities, human trafficking, employment, re-entry, and veteran services. It is confidential and available 24/7, 365 days a year.
National Safe Haven Alliance
1-888-510-BABY (2229) || Text: “SAFEHAVEN” to 313131
National Safe Haven Alliance advocates are located across the country and are 100% committed to providing support to parents, parenting resources, adoption support, and Safe Haven resources to new parents and parents in distress.
Grief and Loss
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people, who walk with you through one of life’s most difficult experiences – the loss of a loved one. GriefShare’s seminars and support groups are led by people who truly understand what you are going through and want to help you heal from the loss.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 || Text: “HELLO” to 741741
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support services for people in distress 24/7, 365-days-a-year. It also offers prevention and crisis resources for suicidal individuals and their loved ones.
Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects service members and veterans in crisis, along with their families and friends, with qualified, caring advocates, who can provide support and assistance to them. It is confidential and toll-free. Advocates are also available for online chats and texting.