Hotline Numbers


Hotline Type
Phone Number and Hours of Operation
Life Threatening Emergencies
Dial 9-1-1
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Childhelp National Child Abuse
Are you being abused? Do you know or suspect a child is being abused?
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
HIV/AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) National Prevention Information Network includes info on new medicines, treatment trials, HIV & AIDS, with info specialists avail. to answer questions
Operates Monday-Friday
Missing and Exploited Children
If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at
800-826-7653 (TTY)
National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem.
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Operates 24 hours, seven days a week
National Domestic Violence Hotline
If you, or someone you know, are a victim of domestic violence, please call:
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
National Poison Center Hotline
National Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
If you, or someone you know, are a victim of sexual assault, please call:
To be connected to the rape crisis center nearest to you, please call:
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Runaway Hotline
Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Provides information and local referrals to adolescents and families. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child.
800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week
National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline Information and referrals to free and low-cost public clinics. Operators can answer general questions on prevention, symptoms, transmission and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1.800.273.TALK (8255) or 800-799-4889 (TTY)
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
If you, or someone you know, are a victim of dating violence, please call:

You can also chat live on-line with a trained Peer Advocate from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. (CST) daily.
1-866-331-8453 TTY

National Youth Crisis Hotline
Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.
800-442-HOPE (4673)
Operates 24 hours, seven days a week