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Hotlines and Resources

*Adult Protective Services (LA County only, 24/7): (877) 477-3646

*All-Options Pregnancy Talkline (non-religious pregnancy help, Mon-Fri 7a-11p, Sat-Sun 7a-3p PST): (888) 493-0092

*BlackLine (for the Black, Black LGBTQIA+, Brown, Native and Muslim communities, open to crisis calls and calls about police and vigilante violence/attacks):

(800) 604-5841

*Boys Town Crisis Hotline (for youth of all genders experiencing abuse, 24/7):

(800) 448-3000

*California Peer-Run Warmline (teens, 24/7 non-emergency talk line): (800) 842-8336

*California Youth Crisis Line (for people ages 12-24, 24/7): (800) 843-5200

*Children of the Night (help for young American sex trafficking victims, 24/7):

(800) 551-7300

*Crisis Text Line (24/7): text HOME to 741741

*Cyber Civil Rights Initiative Helpline (for victims of nonconsensual distribution of intimate images, recorded sexual assault, or sextortion (24/7): (844) 878-CCRI

*DeHQ: LGBTQ Helpline for South Asians (Thurs 5p-7p PST, Sun 8p-10p 5p-7p PST: (908) 367-3374

*FORGE (info and referrals for trans+ survivors of domestic/sexual/hate violence or stalking. This is not a live helpline, press 9 to leave a message): (414) 559-2123

*Friends for Survival (grief helpline, Mon-Fri 9a-4p): (800) 646-7322

*Homeless, at risk of homelessness, or have other housing-related needs (24/7): 211

*LA County Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7): (800) 978-3600

*Los Angeles Child Protection Hotline (within CA only, 24/7): (800) 540-4000

 

*LA Homeless Services Authority (24/7): (800) 548-6047

 

*Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline (Mon-Fri 1p-9p PST, Sat 9a-2p PST): (888) 843-4564

 

*Military Helpline (24/7): (877) 247-4645

*Miscarriage and Abortion Hotline (licensed healthcare providers available to answer medical questions during a miscarriage or abortion, 5a-11p PST): (833) 246-2632

 

*National Alliance on Mental Illness (Mon-Fri 7a-7p PST): (800) 950-NAMI

*National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7, video call): (855) 812-1001

*National Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7): (800) 799-7233 (SAFE) or text 838255

*National Drug Helpline (non-government affiliated, 24/7): (844) 289-0879

 

*National Eating Disorders Center Helpline (Mon-Fri, 8:30a-4:30p PST): (800) 931-2237

*National Indian Residential School Crisis Line (24/7): (866) 925-4419

*National Maternal Mental Health Hotline (24/7): (833) TLC-MAMA

 

*National Runaway Safeline (24/7): (800) RUN-AWAY

 

*National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline (24/7): (866) 331-9474

 

*Never Use Alone (overdose prevention, detection, crisis response and reversal lifeline services for people who use drugs while alone, 24/7): (800) 484-3731

*Postpartum International (5a-8p PST): (800) 944-4773

*Psychiatric Mobile Response Team LA (24/7): (310) 482-3260

 

*Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) (24/7):

(800) 656-HOPE, live text chat available at rainn.org

 

*Repro(ductive) Legal Helpline (leave a message for a call back): (844) 868-2812

*S.A.F.E. Alternatives (self harm): (800) 366-8288 or text CONNECT to 741741

*SAGE LGBTQ Elder Hotline (for LGBTQ elders and caretakers, 24/7): (800) 360-LGBT

*Stalking Resource Center (6a-2p PST): (855) 484-2846

*StrongHearts Native Helpline (confidential and anonymous domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans and Alaska Natives, 24/7): (844) 762-8483

*Teen Line (6-9pm PST): text TEEN to 839863

 

*Trans Lifeline (24/7): (877) 565-8860 or text START to 678678

*Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQIA+ youth, 24/7): (866) 488-7386

*Victims of Crime Resource Center CA (Mon-Fri 7a-7p, Sat/Sun 9a-12p): (800) 842-8467

 

*YouthLine (24/7): (877) 968-8491

 

National Suicide Hotline (24/7): 1-800-273-8255

IMALIVE chat (24/7): https://www.imalive.org

LA Mental Health helpline (24/7):

800-854-7771 or text "LA" to 74174
LA Warmline (when you need someone to listen, but it's not an emergency, 10:30a-9p): 800-854-7771 press option 2


(note: 988 is a suicide crisis hotline, but you may not be able to be as anonymous as you'd like)

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