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Crisis Resources

Support is a call, a text, or a click away.

Do not hesitate to reach out to these organizations if you, or someone you know, are need of help.


Mental Health Crisis Resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.


National Institute of Mental Health

Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

Free 24/7 support at your fingertips

US and Canada: text 741741

UK: text 85258 | Ireland: text 50808

Youth Hotlines

You can use any of the other other hotlines as well, however know that these below are youth specific.

Child Help USA National Hotline – For youth who are suffering child abuse

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)


The Trevor Project
Call 1-866-488-7386 or text 'START’ to 678-678
You’ll be connected to a Trevor counselor who is understanding of LGBTQ issues and won’t judge you. Your conversation will be anonymous, and you can share as much or as little as you like. Oh, and it's free!

Teen Warm Line

WA Warm Line is a peer support help line for people living with emotional and mental health challenges. Calls are answered by specially-trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental health challenges. They have a deep understanding of what you are going through and are here to provide emotional support, comfort, and information. All calls are confidential.

Boys Town National Hotline – Serving all at-risk teens and children 800-448-3000

National Teen Dating Violence Hotline – Concerns about dating relationships  1-866-331-9474 or text “loveis” to 22522


Veterans Crisis Line

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

Text 838255

Chat – connect online


Domestic and Sexual Violence Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline

24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.

Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.

P: 800-799-7233

National Teen Dating Violence Hotline, online chat, and texting

Concerns about dating relationships 1-866-331-9474 or text “loveis” to 22522

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | Free. Confidential. 24/7.

Helping Survivors

Helping survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault

Helping Survivor can provide assistance to:

  • Individuals who have experienced sexual assault, abuse, or harassment along with other forms of gender-based violence by an institution or an individual

  • Individuals who have experienced sexual assault or abuse in a school or university setting who have or have not reported to the institution

  • Individuals who experienced sexual harassment or abuse in the workplace

  • Individuals who have experienced sexual assault or abuse during a ridesharing trip such as an Uber or Lyft ride

  • Individuals who have been sexually assaulted, abused, or harassed by someone on an online dating app or platform (including romance scams or financial fraud)

  • Individuals who experienced online grooming or parents of children who experienced grooming

  • Individuals who are interested in understanding if what they experienced is considered sexual assault or abuse and what options and resources are available to them

  • Individuals who would like to understand what reporting to law enforcement entails

  • Individuals who want to join the movement to protect survivors of sexual assault and abuse

  • Individuals who are trying to understand their loved one’s past experiences and are seeking guidance

  • Individuals who are interested in learning the legal options and rights of survivors of sexual assault and abuse

  • Individuals who believe their loved ones are experiencing sexual assault and abuse in a nursing home

  • Individuals who believe their loved ones are victims of sexual abuse at school

  • Members of the media, researchers and experts


Washington State Resources

Washington 211

211 helps connect you to community resources statewide

Call 211

Parent Help 123

Food and Community Resources:
SNAP aka Basic Food WA information and application:

Emerald City Resources:

WA Unemployment Application:

King County Food Resources:

WIC (shopping guide)


WIC Farmers Market


Call the Help Me Grow WA Hotline at 1-800-322-2588.


Energy assistance programs for King County residents


King County Rental Support Resources

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