LGBT+ Hotlines

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Crisis Intervention – Suicide Prevention

The Trevor Project1-866-488-7366The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.  
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline988
Veterans – Press 1
(Online Chat Available)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crisis Text LineText START to 741-741Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline(888) 843-4564Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.  
The GLBT National Youth Talkline(800) 246-7743
Trans Lifeline(877) 565-8860Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.  
Thrive Lifeline+1 (313) 662-8209THRIVE Lifeline’s experienced suicide interveners help keep you safe during times of acute mental health crises. If you are not in an acute crisis, but are dealing with stress as you navigate identity, orientation, or barriers to academic and professional entry, THRIVE can help! Together, we are here to support your whole-self and we’re happy to help you during these troubling times.
Fenway Health Helplinea) LGBT Helpline (25+)     1-617-267-9001  Toll-free: 1-888-340-4528 b) Peer Listening Line (25 and under)     1-617-267-2535     Toll-free: 1-800-399-PEER    Monday – Saturday 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET       Monday – Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET

Youth Information

The National Runaway Safeline800-RUNAWAY
Provides advice and assistance to runaways, including resources, shelter, transportation, assistance in finding counseling, and transitioning back to home life. NRS frontline staff will also act as advocates and mediators if/as needed.  
The True Colors United(212) 461-4401The True Colors Fund is working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, creating a world in which all young people can be their true selves. True Colors United runs a database of service providers.  
Self Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E)Addresses individuals coping with non-suicidal self-injury, including locally-based information, support and therapy referrals.
Teen LineText “TEEN” to 839863 from 9:00pm-Midnight to speak with a teen:

HIV/AIDS Information

AIDS in Prison Project Hotline(718) 378-7022
(English and Spanish)
This hotline provides HIV and AIDS information for prisoners, and accepts collect calls.
National AIDS Hotline(800) 342-AIDS /
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish) /
(800) 243-7889 (TDD)

Other Hotlines

U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline(800) 799-7233 (English and Spanish)
(800) 787-3224 (TTY)
They also have an online chat feature available. Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Highly trained, experienced advocates offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.  
Pride Institute(800) 547-7433 24/7Chemical dependency/mental health referral and information hotline for the LGBTQ community.
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)(800) 656-HOPE /
(800) 810-7440 (TTY)
The nation’s largest organization fighting sexual violence, RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.  
SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline877-360-LGBT (5428)Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. Older LGBT people who want to talk can be connected with friendly responders who are ready to listen. If you are an LGBT elder or care for one, call the free SAGE Hotline, toll-free 24/7.
Pride Institute Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Referral and Information Hotline(800) 547-7433