LGBTQIA Support Lines

These toll-free lines are staffed by either trained LGBTQIA youth or adults, or by trained youth or adults that are LGBTQ friendly. (Last updated: 1/9/2020)

  • Trevor Project
    • "The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25"
    • Text, Instant Messaging also available
    • More info on their website: Click Here
    • Number: (866)-488-7386
  • LGBT National Youth Hotline (ages 23 and under)
    • ​​Free and Confidential peer support for the LGBTQ and questioning community ages 25 and younger.
    • Mondays to Fridays from 1 pm – 9 pm PST
    • Saturday from 9 am – 2 pm PST
    • Website: Click Here
    • Number: 800-246-7743
  • LGBT National Hotline
    • The LGBT National Hotline is for all ages.
      We provide a safe space that is anonymous and confidential where callers can speak on many different issues and concerns including, but limited to, coming out issues, gender and/or sexuality identities, relationship concerns, bullying, workplace issues, HIV/AIDS anxiety, safer sex information, suicide, and much more. 
    • Monday thru Friday from 1PM to 9PM PST
    • Saturday from 9am to 2pm PST
    • Website: Click Here
    • Number: 888-843-4564
  • True Colors United
    • ​​​​​​​True Colors focuses on supporting homeless youth. They have a hotline but you can also reach out to them for other resources.
    • Website: Click Here
    • Number: (212)-461-4401
  • Pride Institute LGBTQ Dependency 
    • ​​​​​​​Substance Dependency Organization
    • Website: Click Here
    • Number: (800)-547-7433

General Support Lines

  • Crisis Text Line:
    • Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis.

    • Website: Click Here

    • Text HOME to 741741 in the United States.

  • Teen Line

    • If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you!

    • Website: Click Here

    • Text "TEEN" to 839863 between 6:00pm-9:00pm PST to speak with one of our teens (Text STOP to opt out.

  • Community Helpline

    • "Community Helpline has been taking crisis calls since 1971, helping callers work through feelings that range from loneliness & depression, to suicide. Our goal is to provide hope and compassion to the caller. As a confidential crisis and referral hotline, we have served the local South Bay community and have grown to serve the entire state of California. "

    • More on their website: Click Here

    • Number: (877)-541-2525

  • Wellspace Health Crisis/Suicide Prevention

    • Texting and Instant Chat Messaging also available

    • More on their website: Click Here

    • Number: (916)-368-3111

Topic Specific Support Lines

  • RAINN: Rape Abuse + Incest National Network
    • When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.
    • Website: Click Here
    • Number: (800) 656-4673
  • WEAVE Crisis Intervention For Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking/Sexual Assault
    • All of WEAVE’s services can be accessed by calling the Support and Information Line. WEAVE’s 24-Hour Support and Information Line offers immediate intervention and support by trained peer counselors. Help is available in over 23 languages.

    • Website: Click Here

    • Number: (916)-920-2952

  • "Friends for Survival" Suicide Loss Helpline

    •  We are a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt charitable, national non-profit bereavement outreach organization available to those who are grieving a suicide death of family or friends.  We also assist professionals who work with those who are grieving a suicide tragedy.  Friends For Survival, organized by and for survivors, has been offering suicide bereavement support services since 1983.   All staff and volunteers have been directly impacted by a suicide death.  

    • Website: Click Here

    • Number: (800)-646-7322