National Hotlines


Resource Center National Hotlines

If you are thinking about suicide or believe that you are at risk of harming yourself or another person, please immediately seek out professional assistance. Pick up the phone and Call 911 or the National Hopeline Network at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).


Provides unique crisis mediation program for parents contemplating abduction of their children, or who have already abducted their children and want to use Child Find Volunteer Family Mediators to resolve their custody dispute.

  • 1-800-292-9688

The Autism Society of America

The Autism Society of America have trained Information & Referral (I&R) Specialists that provide many resources to services and supports across the country.

  • 800-3-AUTISM
  • 800-328-8476 x9620

Caregiver Support

If you are caring for a Veteran, the VA Caregiver Support Program offers training, educational resources, and a variety of tools to help you succeed. 8 a.m.–8 p.m. ET, Monday–Friday for advice on being a caregiver.

  • 1-855–260–3274

Child Abuse National Hotline

  • 1-800-I-AM-LOST
  • (800-426-5678)
  • 1-800-292-9688 (Parental abduction)

Child Find of America

Parents reporting lost children.

  • 1-800-25-ABUSE
  • (800-252-2873)

CHILDHELP USA® - National Child Abuse Hotline

Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse and domestic violence issues. Gives referrals to local agencies offering counseling and other services related to child abuse, adult survivor issues, and domestic violence. Provides literature on child abuse in English and Spanish.

  • 1-800-4-A-CHILD
  • (800-422-4453)
  • 1-800-222-4453 (TDD)

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

If you are or know a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you may contact the National VA Call Center for Homeless Veterans. These resources are also available to Veterans’ family members and friends, VA medical centers, VA partners, community agencies, and service providers. Available 24/7

  • 1-877-424-3838

National Eating Disorder Association(NEDA) Call our toll-free, confidential helpline, Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): Holiday Closures:

  • 1-800-931-2237

National Empowerment Center

Directory of peer-run crisis alternatives. Non-medical alternative programs offer a comfortable, non-judgmental environment in which to process stresses as well as explore new options. NEC has a toll-free information and referral line. You can reach us Monday through Friday, Eastern Standard Time, during regular work hours. A Spanish speaking information specialist is also available. We have a great deal of information about topics such as advance directives, shock treatment, schizophrenia, self-help groups and advocacy organizations in your area, meditation and self-help techniques, coping with depression, and more. If we don’t have the information you need, we will work with you to find it.

  • 800-769-3728
  • 800-POWER2U

Military One

Military One Source: Contacting Military OneSource is easy — whether you’re in the U.S. or overseas. Military OneSource services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Military OneSource offers a wide range of individualized consultations, coaching and non-medical counseling for many aspects of military life.

  • 800-342-9647
  • 703-253-7599

Real Warriors

Real Warriors, a program through the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), provides information and resources about psychological health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and traumatic brain injury. Available 24/7

  • 1-866-966-1020

Veterans Crisis Line

Available 24/7 by dialing 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1. Text838255

  • 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
  • Text 838255

The War Vet Call Center

The War Vet Call Center is a confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life.

  • 1-877-WAR-VETS
  • 1-877-927-8387

The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC)

The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) provides VA services and resources to women Veterans, their families, and caregivers. You can also chat online anonymously with a WVCC representative. 8 a.m.–10 p.m. ET, Monday–Friday;8 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET, Saturday.

  • 1-855-VA-Women
  • 1-855-829-6636