Children's Lifetime provide's the following resources to help guide you to the support you need.
Child abuse encompasses more than bruises and injuries. The earlier abused children get help, the greater chance they have to heal and break the cycle. By intervening you can make a tremendous difference in a child’s life. If you suspect a child is being abused, neglected or exposed to an unsafe conditions, trust your instincts and report it. You may save a child’s life or from being inflicted with further harm.
NEED HELP! "Anyone" who witnesses abusive behavior should report it. National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453
CALL 911 IF YOU OR A CHILD ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER
NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages.
Call: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
24/7 National Hotline
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
TheHotline.org offers highly-trained advocates available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Hotline advocates assist victims, and anyone calling on their behalf.
Call: 1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Online Individual Chat
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION
You aren’t alone. No matter who you are or what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn’t the answer. No matter what problems you are dealing with, they understand every struggle is different and will help you find a reason to keep living.
1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor in your area, anytime 24/7.
Call: GLBT National Youth Talkline 1-800-246-PRIDE
PREGNANT FOR THE FIRST TIME
Becoming a mom for the first time can be a bit overwhelming. There's a lot to learn-so imagine having your own personal nurse.
Nurse-Family Partnership is a FREE, voluntary program that partners first-time moms with nurses. When you enroll in the program, a trained nurse will visit you in your home to offer advice, support and a good laugh until your baby turns two years old.
This is not a help line.
Call: 1-844-NFP-MOMS (844.637.6667)
ALCOHOL & DRUG ADDICTION RESOURCES
SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment for substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING
& EXPLOITED CHILDREN
Their mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. Assists with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation. If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
Use the CyberTipline to report child sexual exploitation.
NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT
Rainn.org is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. It offers live help for sexual assault victims and their friends and families. Free.
Confidential. Secure. Call for confidential, judgment-free support from a trained staff member for child sexual abuse victims.
Call: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
Online Chat: Go Chat
BULLYING & CYBERBULLYING
Have you been bullied or cyberbullied?
You are not alone! We can help!
The STOMP Out Bullying™ HelpChat Line is a confidential online chat that helps youth ages 13-24 with issues around bullying and cyberbullying.
If you are IN CRISIS and the HelpChat Line is offline,
CALL: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or
GLBT National Youth Talkline at
ADOPTION-PARENT-FOSTER SUPPORT & COUNSELING
Adoption.com is an online community and resource for pregnancy, hoping to adopt, foster, international adoption, adoption parenting, search and reunion, birth family, adoption service providers. They provide support through your adoption journey.
Pregnant? Call 24/7 at 877-624-3278
Hoping to Adopt? Call 866-682-3678
"LOVE IS RESPECT"
TEEN DATING, VIOLENCE & ABUSE
Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. They also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers... Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.
Teens and young adults can find help and information about dating abuse and healthy versus unhealthy relationships at Love is Respect.
Text: “loveis” to 22522
The National Runaway Safeline offers a crisis hotline and online services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to youth at risk of running away, those who have run away or are homeless, and their families. NRS helps in the following ways:
Crisis Intervention: Front line staff and volunteers are trained to use a solution-based crisis intervention model.
Information and Referrals: NRS locates local resources and makes appropriate referrals to meet each caller’s needs.
Three-Way Conference Calls: If youth is not put into any potential unsafe environment, NRS initiates calls between youth and their parents or guardians, staying on the line to mediate the discussion. NRS also initiates calls between youth and social service protection agencies, and between adults and organizations that can help resolve their problems.
Message Relay: When youth and their parents or guardians are not yet ready for one-on-one interactions, they may take the first step toward reconnecting with each other by leaving messages with NRS.
Free Trip Home: NRS has a partnership with Greyhound Bus Lines to be able to offer runaway and homeless youth a free bus ticket home.
Advocacy: The NRS front line team advocates for youth and ensures they get support and guidance from authorities, school administrators, social service agencies, and medical and legal professionals.
CALL: 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
You will immediately share your story with a compassionate person and build a plan together.