IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY FEELING SUICIDAL OR HOMICIDAL OR ARE IN IMMEDIATE CRISIS CALL 911 OR PROCEED TO YOUR NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM. IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CLIENT OF AWAKENINGS COUNSELING CENTER PLEASE USE YOUR SAFETY PLAN, CALL 911 OR PROCEED TO YOUR NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM.
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ChildHelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline: http://www.childhelp.org/: 800-4-A-CHILD Press 1 or (1-800-422-4453) or (1-800-422-4453 TDD for hearing impaired) Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse. Gives referrals to local social services groups offering, counseling on child abuse.Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
Department of Social Services for Public To Access Information:
1-800-342-3720: Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-732-5207 Day Care Complaint Line
1-800-345-KIDS: Provides information concerning children available for adoption and other children’s programs
1-800-342-3009 Access to general information regarding Department programs and HEAP Hotline
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-25-ABUSE
Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line: http://www.boystown.org/: 1-800-448-3000 or 1-800-448-1833 (TDD) Provides short-term crisis intervention, counseling and referrals to local community resources for males and females. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse and other issues. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Covenant House Hotline: www.covenanthouse.org/ 1-800-999-9999 Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Will give callers locally based referrals throughout the United States. Specializes in helping Homeless Youth. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Seton House: http://www.setonyouthshelters.org/ 1-757-498-HELP Seton House is based in and serves the Tidewater Area. Seton House is a free emergency shelter and crisis counseling for youth 9-18 years of age. Open 24 hours.
National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse: http://www.thehotline.org/ 1-800-799-SAFE/ 1-800-799-7233/ 1-800-787-3224 TDD/ 1-800-942-6908 Spanish Speaking
24 Hour Hotline that Provides crisis intervention and referrals to local services and shelters for victims of partners or spousal abuse. English and Spanish speaking advocates are available 24 hours a day 7Days a week. Staffed by trained volunteers who are ready to connect people to with emergency help in their own communities including emergency services and shelters.
Many staff members speak languages besides English and they have 24 hour access to translators for approximately 150 languages.
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-829-1122
Samaritan House: http://www.samaritanhouseva.org/index.html: 1-757-430-2120 Serving Tidewater Area in Virginia. Provides a 24 Hour Crisis Hotline that is accessible to anyone in need. The Samaritan House offers a safe shelter for families to stay for 45 days to two years. They also have children’s programs available.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders http://www.anad.org/: (847) 831-3438 Long Distance
Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-8966
Alzheimer’s Association Hotline: 1-800- 272-3900
HIV/AIDS/SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
National AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS (2437) Information and referrals to local hotlines, testing centers, and counseling. Open 24 hours a day, 7 Days a week.
AIDS Hotline in Spanish: 1-800-344-SIDA (7432) Open 8:00am to 2:00am Eastern Standard Time, 7 Days a week.
AIDS Hotline for the Hearing Impaired: 1-800-243-7889 (TDD): Open 10:00am to 10:00pm Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
Nationally Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline: 1-800-227-8922 Information and referral to low-cost public clinics. Operators can answer general questions on prevention, symptoms transmission and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Open 8:00 am to 11:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
Sexually Transmitted Disease & AIDS/HIV Information Hotline: 1-800-332-2437, TTY – 800-332-3889 (Ohio)
Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
RUNAWAY AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN
The National Call Center for At-Risk Youth: 1-818-710-1181
National Hotline for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678 Operates a hotline for reporting missing children and sightings of missing children. Offers assistance to law enforcement agents. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000 Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Provides information and local referrals to adolescents and families.Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Child Find of America Hotline: 1-800-I-AM-LOST (426.5678) Looks for missing and abducted children. Operators available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends with calls returned.
CONFIDENTIAL RUNAWAY HOTLINE: 1-800-231-6946
Parent Abduction Hotline: 1- 800-292-9688 Provides crisis mediation in parental abduction. Provides prevention information and referrals to local agencies.Operators available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends with calls returned.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
National Cocaine Hotline: 800-COCAINE (262-2463) Information, crisis intervention, and referrals to local rehab centers for all types of drug dependency. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 1-800-234-0246
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline and Treatment: 1- 800-234-0420
Alcohol Hotline Support & Information: 1-800-331-2900
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE
National Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-442-HOPE (4673) Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
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