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Abortion Hotlines:

Any type of abortion recovery services or emotional support: 1-866-4-EXHALE (1-866-439-4253)

National Abortion Federation: For unbiased information about abortion and about other resources, including financial assistance, call toll-free: 1-800-772-9100

National Abortion Federation Abortion Provider Finder: 1-877-257-0012

Abortion Recovery Hotlines: 1-866-4-My-Recovery

Adoption Hotlines:

Information concerning children available for adoption and other children’s programs: 1-800-345-KIDS
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK): 1-602-254-2275.
Adoption issues: Family Counseling Center: 1-602-264-1800.

Alcoholism Hotlines:

Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline: 1-800-344-2666

Al-Anon & Alateen crisis line: 1-800-356-9996

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Hotline 1-800-662-HELP

National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center: 1-800-784-6776

National Institute on Drug Abuse & Alcoholism 1-888-644-6432

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD): 1-800-223-6233.

Alzheimer’s Resources:

Alzheimer’s 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center: 1-800-438-4380

Alzheimer’s Society UK: 0845 300 0336

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: 866-AFA-8484

Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation: 1-800-ALZINFO (259-4636)

Asthma Hotlines:

American Lung Association: 1-800-548-8252

Baby/Child Loss Hotlines:

Compassionate Friends – 1-877-969-0010

First Candle’s crisis support center (includes grief counselors): 1-800-221-7437

SUDC Program Hotline for helping navigate the autopsy and scene investigation: 1-800-620-SUDC.

Cancer Hotlines:

American Cancer Society: 1-800-227-2345

National Cancer Institute: 1-800-4CANCER

Cancer Information Service: 1-800-422-6237

Colon Cancer Alliance 1-877-422-2030

Fight Colorectal Cancer 1-877-427-2111

Caregiver Hotlines:

Eldercare Locator: 1-800-677-1116

Family Caregiver Alliance: 1-800-445-8106

Child Abuse Hotlines:

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD

Children In Immediate Risk or Danger 1-800-THE-LOSTChild Abuse National Hotline: 1-800-252-2873 (1-800-25ABUSE)

Parenting Support: 1-800-CHILDREN

First Steps (East Valley Child Crisis Center) for child abuse prevention: 1-480-969-2308.

Helpline for Children – Toll-Free in BC (no area code needed) 310.1234

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-342-3720

Family Violence Prevention Fund: 1-415-252-8900

Day Care Complaint Line: 1-800-732-5207

CyberTipline for reporting the exploitation of children: 1-800-843-5678

Friends of Battered Women and Their Children: 1-800-603-HELP

Kid Help – Children and adolescents in crisis: 1-800-543-7283

Children of Alcoholics:

National Association for Children of Alcoholics: 1-888-55-4COAS (1-888-554-2627)Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline: 1-800-344-2666

Al-Anon & Alateen crisis line: 1-800-356-9996

Crime Hotlines:

National Center for Victims of Crime: 1-800-FYI-CALL (394-2255)

Crisis Hotlines:

Crisis Help Line – For Any Kind of Crisis: 1-800-233-4357

Depression Hotlines:

US Suicide Hotline 1-800-784-2433

NDMDA Depression Hotline: Support Group 800-826-3632

Suicide Prevention Services Crisis Hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Suicide Prevention Services Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696

Suicide & Depression Hotline – Covenant House 800-999-9999

Disabilities Hotlines :

The Americans With Disabilities Act Information and Assistance Hotline: 1-800-514-0301
TTY: 1-800-514-0383
International: 1-202-541-0301

Domestic Abuse Hotlines:

Friends of Battered Woman and their Children: 1-800-603-HELP (4357)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) (1-800-799-7233)

National Domestic Violence Hotline TDD: 1-800-787-3224

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 1-303-839-1852

National Battered Women’s Law Project: 1-212-741-9480

Safe Horizons (Domestic Violence Hotline) 1-800-621-4673

Rape, Sexual Assault, and Incest Hotlines: 1-212-227-3000

Crime Victims Hotline: 1-212-577-7777

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: 1-800-537-2238

Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence: 1-800-313-1310

Battered Women’s Justice Project: 1-800-903-0111, ext.1

Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men (24 hour): 1-877-643-1120 access code 0757

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project (24 hour): 1-800-832-1901

Eating Disorders Hotlines:

National Eating Disorder Association 1-800-931-2237National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438

National Mental Health Association: 1-800-969-6642

Elderly Hotlines:

Eldercare Locator: 1-800-677-1116Seniors Advocacy and Information Line (British Columbia) -1-866-437-1940

Family Caregiver Alliance: 1-800-445-8106

Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-8966

Alzheimer’s Association Hotline: 1-800-621-0379

Gambling Hotlines:

Debtors Anonymous: 1-800-421-2383Gambling Problems: 1-877-921-4004

Gamblers Anonymous: 1-888-GA-HELPS 

National Council on Problem Gambling: 1-800-522-4700 

GamCare (UK): 0808 8020 133 

Gamblers Help (AU): 1-800-858-858 

GLBTQ Hotlines:

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVORGay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation: (212) 629-3322

GLBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)

Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (UK) 0121 622 6589

Lothian Gay & Lesbian Switchboard – Scotland 0131 556 4049

Heart Health Hotlines:

American Heart Association 1-800-242-8721 (toll-free)

Adult Congenital Heart Association 1-215-849-1260

Congenital Heart Information Network 215-493-3068

Hemophilia Hotlines:

Hemophilia AIDS Network/National Hemophilia Foundation: 1-800-424-2634
International: 1-212-328-3700

HIV/AIDS Hotlines:

AIDSinfo: information about research and government-approved resources: 1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440) TTY: 1-888-480-3739 Outside U.S.: 1-301-315-2816The Access Project (hooks up those in need of resources with available resources): 1-800-734-7104

GMHC AIDS Hotline: 1-800-AIDS-NYC (1-800-243-7692) TTY: 1-212-645-7470

General AIDS hotline for those worried that they may be infected, or people trying to access New York City AIDS resource: 1-212-807-6655

CDC Business and Labor Resource Service (HIV at Work): 1-877-242-9760 TTY: 1-800-243-7012

HIV Health InfoLine (by Project Inform) 1-888-HIV-INFO (1-888-448-4636)
Non-judgmental volunteer operators listen to callers, share their own stories and provide calm, clear and encouraging information about HIV disease and its care.

National Association of People With AIDS Hotline: 1-240-247-0880

To find HIV Testing Centers 1-800 CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636).

Women Alive: 1-800-554-4876 International: 1-323-965-1564
A national hotline staffed by HIV-positive women. Geared for HIV-positive women who would like peer support or treatment information. Spanish speaking operators are available.

National AIDS helpline (UK) 0800 567 123

Kids Hotlines:

Phone Friend: 1-602-253-9099. Phone line for school-age home alone children.

Mental Illness Hotlines:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)National Mental Health Association: 1-800-969-6642

National Institute of Mental Health Information Line: 1-800-647-2642

Mental Health America: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Parenting Hotlines:

Parental Stress Hotline – Help for Parents: 1-800-632-8188
Parent Hotline for Crisis- 1-800-840-6537

Parent Abduction Hotline: 1-800-292-9688

Parenting Support: Parents Anonymous: 1-800-352-0528.

Parent Service Info Line (parenting classes, agencies and organizations): 1-480-834-9365.

Family Lifeline – 24-hours Parents Anonymous (non-12 Step) 1-800-352-0528

First Steps (East Valley Child Crisis Center) for child abuse prevention: 1-480-969-2308.

Local DAD to DAD: 1-480-314-7610.

Expectant Fathers: 1-480-834-9424.

Grandparenting: 1-623-979-1028 and 1-602-971-7668.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: 602-274-5022.

First Step – help for new moms in hospital: 1-480-969-2308.

Families Anonymous; 12-Step, Nationwide: 1-623-979-9183

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD): 1-800-223-6233.

Disabled Parents: 1-623-872-3822

Covenant House Crisis Line for youth, teen and families: 1-800-999-9999

Pet Loss Hotlines:

US Pet Loss Hotlines:C.A.R.E. Pet Loss Helpline – (877) 394-CARE (2273)

Washington State University Pet Loss Support – 1-(866) 266-8635

ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline- 1-877-GRIEF-10

Iams Pet Loss Support Hotline 1-888-332-7738 M-F 9am-5pm

Canadian Pet Loss Hotlines:

Ontario Veterinary College Pet Loss Support Hotline – 519-824-4120 x53694

Greater Victoria Area: Pacific Animal Therapy Society Pet Loss Support Line 1-250-389-8047

Edmonton: 780-707-3007, Pet Therapy Society

UK Pet Loss Hotlines:

Pet Bereavement Support Service- 0800 096 6606 Daily 8.30am – 8.30pm

Animal Samaritans Pet Bereavement Service: 020 8303 1859

Australian Pet Loss Hotlines:

Pet Rest Grief Line – 03 9596 7799 from 12pm – 3pm 7 days a week

Poison Control Hotlines:

Poison Control Any Kind of Substance: 1-800-662-9886Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

Postpartum Depression Hotlines:

PPD Moms: 1-800-773-6667

Postpartum Depression Foundation: 1-866-364-MOMS

Runaway and Exploited Children Hotlines:

A-Way-Out: 1-800-292-9688
Missing Children Network: 1-800-235-3535

Thursday’s Child’s National Youth Advocacy Hotline at 1-800-USA KIDS

National Hotline for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678

National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000

Child Find of America Hotline:  1-800-I-AM-LOST (1-800-426.5678)

CONFIDENTIAL Runaway Hotline: 1-800-231-6946

Parent Abduction Hotline: 1-800-292-9688

Self-Injury Hotlines:

National Self-Injury Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)

Service Animal Hotlines:

Access to public places with a service dog and other rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Department of Justice at (800) 514-0301; TTY (800) 514-0383;

Housing with a Service Animal: Department of Housing and Urban Development at (202) 708-1112; TTY (202) 708-1455;

Traveling with a Service Animal: Department of Transportation at (202) 366-4000

Bringing your Service Animal to Work: Job Accommodation Network, a free service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the Department of Labor, at (800) 526-7234

Sexual Assault Hotlines:

Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Gay & Lesbian 1-888-THE-GLNH (843-4564)

National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape: 1-510-524-1582
Stop It Now: 1-888-PREVENT (773-8368)

Sexual Harassment Hotlines:

Sexual Harassment Hotline: 1-800-245-4580
Assists anyone, regardless of geographic location, with locating a service provider nearby.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: 1-800-669-4000

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotlines:

ASHA’s STI Resource Center Hotline: 1-919-361-8488
National STD Prevention Information Network: 1-800-458-5231 (English and Spanish)
TTY/TDD: 1-800-243-7012 International: 1-301-562-1098

National Herpes Hotline: 1-919-361-8488
National STI Resource Center Hotline: 1-919-361-8488 confidential information on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and how to prevent them.

Sex Workers Hotlines:

Prostitutes Anonymous: 1-602-841-5790

Single Parent Hotlines:

Unwed Parents Anonymous (parents & grandparents) 1-480-421-2374.

Special Needs Parenting Hotlines:

National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities: 1-800-695-0285Zero to Three: 1-202-638-1144

24 Hour Parent Helpline: 1-888-435-7553

Parenting Support: 1-800-CHILDREN

Children with Disabilities: Raising Special Kids: 1-602-242-4366 and 1-800-237-3007.

Raising Special Kids – Handicapped in some way: 1-602-242-4366 and 1-800-237-3007.

Substance Abuse Hotlines:

National Drug Abuse Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center: 1-800-784-6776

National Institute on Drug Abuse & Alcoholism: 1-888-644-6432

National Heroin Hotline: 1-800-9-HEROIN

National Marijuana Hotline: 1-888-MARIJUA

Cocaine National Hotline 1-800-COCAINE

Cocaine Anonymous: 1-800-347-8998

Narcotics Anonymous: 1-818-773-9999 International: 32-2-646-6012

Suicide Prevention Hotlines:

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

National Adolescent Suicide Hotline: 1-800-621-4000Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line: 1-800-448-3000 or 1-800-448-1833 (TDD)

Vancouver Island Crisis Line (BC): 1-888-494-3888

Teen Hotlines:

National Adolescent Suicide Hotline: 1-800-621-4000

National Youth Crisis Hotline – 1-800-448-4663

GLBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-HIT-HOME (448-4663)

National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000 or 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
TDD: 1-800-621-0394 Crisis line for teenagers.

National STI Resource Center Hotline: 1-919-361-8488 confidential information on sexually transmitted diseases and how to prevent them.

Teen Lifeline: 24-hour suicide prevention; substance abuse: 1-800-248-TEEN

Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line: 1-800-448-3000 or 1-800-448-1833 (TDD)

Covenant House Crisis Line for youth, teen and families: 1-800-999-9999

Youth America Hotline – 1-877-968-8464

Transgender Hotlines:

Children’s National Medical Center Gender and Sexuality Advocacy and Education: (202) 884-2504

FTMInternational: (877) 267-1440

Gender Education & Advocacy Gender Spectrum: (520) 567-3977

National Center for Transgender Equality: (202) 903-0112

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Transgender Network (TNET): (202) 467-8180

Sylvia Rivera Law Project: (212) 337-8550

Transgender Law Center: (415) 865-0176

TransYouth Family Allies: (888) 462-8932

World Professional Association for Transgender Health: (612) 624-9397

Veterans Hotlines:

Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 – press one.

Vet 2 Vet: 1-877-VET-2-VET (1-877-838-2838)