Children and Family Help Lines

National agencies providing assistance with child and family related matters.

CHILDHELP USA®
National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD
800-2-A-CHILD (TDD)
www.childhelp.org/
Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse and domestic violence issues. Gives referrals to local agencies offering counseling and other services related to child abuse,adult survivor issues, and domestic violence. Provides literature on child abuse in English and Spanish.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (C.H.A.D.D.)
800-233-4050
8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Spanish-speaking operators available.
www.chadd.org

Covenant House Nineline
800-999-9999
Spanish-speaking operators available.
www.covenanthouse.org/
Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Locally based referrals throughout the United States. Help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays.

Girls and Boys Town National Hotline
800-448-3000
800-448-1833 (TDD)
Spanish-speaking operators available; TDD capability.
www.girlsandboystown.org

National Adoption Center
800-862-3678
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
www.adopt.org

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
800-394-3366
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dph/wch/families/helplines.htm

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
(800) 799-SAVE (7233)
Spanish-speaking operators available.
http://www.ncadv.org

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
888-Rx-ABUSE
800-595-4889 (TDD)
http://endabuse.org/programs/display.php3?DocID=41

National Runaway Switchboard
800-621-4000
800-621-0394 (TDD)
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 24-hour voice mail
www.nrscrisisline.org
Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance information to runaways. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Has access to AT&T Language Line.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National (RAIN) Network
800-656-4673
Spanish-speaking operators available.
www.rainn.org/

Well Spouse Association
800-838-0879
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
24-hour recording – leave message
www.wellspouse.org/information.html

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