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Crisis Hotlines - United States

Following is a comprehensive list of USA Crisis Hotline Numbers and Links provided for the Removing Chains live chat support site by their nonprofit founder Ark of Hope for Children. If you have hotline numbers to recommend or links are found to be broken please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bullying Hotlines

Child Abuse Hotlines

Crime Victim Hotlines

Domestic Violence Hotlines

Eating Disorder Hotlines

Elder Abuse Hotlines

Family and Friends of Alcoholics      

Foster Care Assistance

Grief Support Helplines

 
HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Human / Child / Sex / Labor Trafficking Helplines     

Institutional Abuse Support

Mental Health Helplines

Missing / Runaway / Exploited Children Hotlines

Parents Hotline

Poison Control Hotline

Rape / Sexual Assault / Incest Helplines

Religious Abuse Support

Ritual & SRA Abuse Support

Self-Harm Helplines

Sex Offenders Registries / Reporting

Substance Abuse / Addiction Helplines

Suicide Hotlines

Teen Helplines

Veterans Helpline

 


Bullying Hotlines

Befrienders find local groups and get help by email

Cyber Bully Hotline 1-800-420-1879

Removing Chains live chat bullying support

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Child Abuse Hotlines

Child Advocacy Centers / National Child Advocacy Center 1-256-533-5437 Find the CAC closest to you

ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800 4-A-CHILD (1-800 422-4453) / TDD 1-222-4453 Hearing impaired

Child Abuse Hotlines by State: ChildAbuse.com + What constitutes child abuse?

Child Welfare Information Gateway

CyberTipLine CyberTipLine

Hotline for adults concerned about a child 1-888-PREVENT (773-2362) by Stop It Now!

National Child Sexual Abuse Hotline 1-866-FOR-LIGHT (367-5444) by Darkness to Light

Removing Chains live chat child abuse support (Also female; male; adult survivors of child abuse)

Statutes of Limitations on Child Abuse by state – What are they for filing a child abuse claim in my state?

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Crime Victim Hotlines

National Organization for Victims of Crime National Organization for Victims of Crime

Offices For Victims of Crime – many crime related national hotline numbers

Safe Horizon’s Crime Victim hotline 1-866-689-HELP (4357) / TDD 1-866-604-5350

US Department of Justice US Department of Justice

Victims of Crime Resource Center 1-800-VICTIMS (842-8467) Live chat


Domestic Violence Hotlines

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 / 1-800-787-3224 TTY 

Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Helpline 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) / TDD 1-866-604-5350


Eating Disorder Hotlines

National Eating Disorders Association 1-800-931-2237

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD): 1-630-577-1330

The Recovery Village 1-844-278-8408

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Elder Abuse Hotlines

National Center on Elder Abuse hotlines by state: 1-800-677-1116


Family and Friends of Alcoholics Support

Al-Anon Family Groups 1-861-252-2666

Al-Ateen: 1-800-352-9996


Foster Care Assistance

National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)


Grief Support Helplines

Grief Net.org - many varied support groups noted online

Grief Share.org - find a group near you 1-800-395-5755

Kid Said.org – Grief Net online support groups for kids

Samaritans Hope 1-800-870-4673


HIV/AIDS Hotlines

National AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342- AIDS (2437) CDC on HIV/AIDS

AIDS Hotline for the Hearing Impaired: 1-800-243-7889 (TDD) 

AIDS Hotlines by state Health Resources & Services Administration

National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline:  1-800-227-8922


Human / Child / Sex / Labor Trafficking Helplines

Get Help / Break Free;

National Human Trafficking Hotline – Polaris Project 1-888-373-7888 or text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733) / Española 1-888-373-7888

The Defender Foundation 1-800-789-9847 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Removing Chains live chat trafficking survivor support

Report suspected trafficking;

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1-866-347-2423 or Report online

U.S. Department of Justice- Worker Exploitation 1-888-428-7581


Institutional Abuse Support

Removing Chains live chat ritual abuse support 


Mental Health Helplines (for Suicide hotlines please the see Suicide heading below)

Befrienders find local groups and get help by email

Mental Health America: 1-800-621-0379 MHA affiliates by state

National Alliance on Mental Illness (Nami) find a local NAMI affiliate or group

Psych Central – comprehensive online mental health resource


Missing / Runaway / Exploited Children Helplines

Child Find of America 1-800-I-AM-LOST 

CyberTipLine

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678) Cyber Tip Line Deaf TDD 1-800-826-7653

National Runaway Safeline 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) Keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Parents Hotline

National Parent Helpline 1-855-4-A-PARENT (427-2736)


Poison Control Hotline

American Association of Poison Control Centers: 1-800-222-1222


Rape / Sexual Assault / Incest Helplines

Department of Defense (DoD) Safe Helpline - operated by RAINN & DoD 1-877-995-5247

National Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474 or text “Loveis” to 22522

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) ~ When a caller dials 1.800.656.HOPE, a computer notes the area code and first three digits of the caller's phone number. The call is then instantaneously connected to the nearest RAINN member center.

Removing Chains live chat female survivor / male survivor support

Search for a local rape crisis center

Safe Horizons National Rape Helpline 1-800-621-HOPE / 1-212-227-3000 / TDD 1-866-604-5350

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Religious Abuse Support

Removing Chains live chat ritual abuse support


Ritual & SRA Abuse Support

Removing Chains live chat ritual abuse support


Self-Harm Helplines

Befrienders find local groups and get help by email

Department of Defense (DoD) Safe Helpline - operated by RAINN & DoD 1-877-995-5247

Holding of Wrist Help any time by email

Self Injury.com 1-800-DONTCUT (366-8288)

Self-Injury Foundation uses National Suicide Prevention Helpline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Thursday’s Child - teen focused self-harm hotline 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Sex Offenders Registries / Reporting

National Sex Offender Registry

FBI’s State & tribal sex offender site links

Report a sex offender who you think is in violation via Parents for Megan’s Law

Search for Sex Offenders in your state via Parents for Megan’s Law

Search for Sex Offenders in Tribal Registries via Parents for Megan’s Law


Substance Abuse / Addiction Helplines

National Addiction- Helpline 1-866-705-2582

Addiction Center 1-800-586-9670

Alcohol Hotline:  1-866-925-4030

Alcoholics Anonymous - find a group near you

American Addiction Centers - find the center that's right for you

Celebrate Recovery search your state for groups

Coalition against Drug Abuse 1-800-943-0566 find drug rehab facilities in your area

Drug Addiction Helpline 1-877-748-3971

Narcotics Anonymous - find a group near you

National Cocaine Hotline: 1-800 COCAINE (262-2463)

Recovery.org find addiction recovery centers by state 

The Recovery Village 1-844-278-8408

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online

Treatment- Centers.net 1-800-610-HOPE (4673)


Suicide Hotlines

24-Hour Crisis Support Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Befrienders find local groups and get help by email

Crisis Call Center 1-800-273-8255

Hopeline 1-800-442-HOPE (4673) Kristin Brooks Hope Center

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Live chat available - Española Deaf TTY 1-800-799-4889

Samaritans Hope 1-800-870-4673

Suicide.org Suicide hotlines by state

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online


Teen Helplines

American Pregnancy Helpline 1-866-942-6466

Befrienders find local groups and get help by email

LGBTQ - The Trevor Project  1-866-488-7386   Text   Chat support

National Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474 or text “Loveis” to 22522

Removing Chains live chat bullying support /child abuse support / mental health support

Samariteens (division of Samaritan’s Hope) 1-800-252-8336

Teen Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Thursday’s Child 1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) - Live support online

Youth America Hotline 1-877-YOUTHLINE (968-8454)

Center to Prevent Youth Violence 1-866-SPEAKUP (773-2587)


Veterans Helpline

Veteran’s Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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