Helplines & Crisis Lifelines

 

LOCAL: PHILADELPHIA AREA

 

  • PHILADELPHIA SUICIDE CRISIS & INTERVENTION: 215-686-4420

A 24/7 hotline that connects Philadelphia residents with trained professionals for counseling, guidance, and direction for receiving prompt evaluative and treatment services  

 

  • PHILADELPHIA WARM-LINE: 1-855-507-9276 or 267-507-3945

Available Monday through Friday, 4PM to 7PM - connects anyone experiencing emotional distress, but is not in crisis, with trained Certified Peer Specialists, caring and friendly peers who are sincere and non-judgmental

 

  • DIAL 2-1-1

Free help accessing health and human services in your community (including childcare, emergency food, or housing services)

 

  • WOMEN ORGANIZED AGAINST RAPE: 215-985-3333

A 24-hour hotline to advise on what to do if raped or sexually assaulted

 

  • PHILADELPHIA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE: 866.SAFE.014 (866.723.3014)

 

NATIONAL HELPLINES

 

  • NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

A national 24/7 phone service that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. For the deaf or hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889

 

  • VETERANS CRISIS LINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255), Press 1

A 24/7 phone service that connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with VA responders

 

  • TREVOR LIFELINE: 1-866-488-7386

A 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service for LGBTQ youth (ages 13-24) operated by The Trevor Project

 

  • NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), or TTY Hotline: 1-800-787-3224

Offers 24/7 anonymous access to shelters and domestic violence programs as well as legal advocacy, public education, and training

 

  • NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

A 24/7 hotline operated by RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) to link victims to counseling and legal advice

 

  • DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE: 1-800-985-5990

A 24/7 resource providing crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. For the deaf or hard of hearing: 1-800-846-8517