For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1
ACCESS, (800) 854-7771 | TYY for Hearing Impaired, (562) 651-2549
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH) operates a psychiatric mobile emergency response system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help with a suicidal crisis or other mental health emergency.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, (800) 273-TALK (8255)
The lifeline is a 24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service. This service is available to anyone in suicidal crisis, emotional distress or those concerned about a friend or loved one.
Los Angeles County Child Protection Hotline (CPH), (800) 540-4000 | Calling from outside of California, (213) 639-4500, TDD [Hearing Impaired] (800) 272-6699
To report child abuse in Los Angeles County, California, contact the Child Protection Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Los Angeles County 211, (800) 339-6993 or call 2-1-1
Information and referral (I&R) service provides a free, confidential services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English, Spanish and more than 140 other languages via a tele-interpreting service.
Suicide Prevention & Survivor Hotline, (877) 727-4747
SPIRITT Family Services, Toll Free (855) 714-8800
National Parent Helpline, (855) 427-2736
The National Parent Helpline provides emotional support for parents. Services are offered Monday through Friday 10:00 AM PST to 7:00 PM PST
Los Angeles Child Abuse Council Service Planning Area 7, (818) 790-9448
The Los Angeles Community Child Abuse Councils consist of 12 community-based councils throughout Los Angeles County. The mission of the Councils is to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and to educate the public about child abuse and family violence issues.
Department of Children and Family Services, Public Information Line: (213) 351-5602 or (213) 351-5603
DCFS offers child welfare services.
First 5 LA, 1-888-FIRST5-LA
First 5 LA is a child-advocacy organization develops programs for improving the lives of children in Los Angeles County, from prenatal through age 5.
Teen Line, (800) 852-8336
Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? The line is open nightly from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 PST
The Trevor Hotline, (866) 4UTREVOR
The Trevor Helpline is 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention hotline aimed at LGBT and questioning youth.
California Youth Crisis Line, (800) 843-5200
California Coalition for Youth offers support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance or in crisis situations.
Other Family Resources
Strengthening Families and Communities