Help Lines & Hot Lines

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255


211 LA and Orange Counties,

211. Call for referrals to health and human services.


California Youth Crisis Line
(800) 843-5200,
24-hour, call or text.


Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453,
Text or call. Prevention, intervention and treatment programs.


Children of the Night 
(800) 551-1300,
Intervention for children affected by sexual exploitation, prostitution or pornography. 24-hour hotline.


For The Child
(562) 422-8472,
Prevention of and treatment for child abuse victims and their families. Family focused mental health services available.


Hoag Hospital Baby Line
(949) 764-2229
Questions answered about baby care.


LA County DCFS
(800) 540-4000,
Child Protection hotline.


OC Social Services Agency
(800) 207-4464, Ext. 3,
24-hour hotline to report or discuss child abuse.


(800) 656-HOPE (4673),
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network  24-hour hotline.


Safely Surrendered Baby
(877) 222-9723,
Hotline for information and locations of safe surrender sites.


Stand Up for Kids Orange County
(714) 356-5437,
Resources and support for homeless youth (12-24).


Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth – The Trevor Project
(866) 488-7386


LGBTQ National Youth Talkline
(800) 246-7743


National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233


National Eating Disorder Helpline
(800) 931-2237


National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline – Love is Respect
(866) 331-9474


National Substance Abuse Helpline
(800) 662-4357

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