Youth & Parenting


(877) 968-8491

Call the YouthLine hotline or text teen2teen to 839863 to receive teen-to-teen crisis support during select hours and help from adults at all other times..

Boys Town National Hotline

(800) 448-3000

Call the Boys Town National Hotline for 24/7/365 crisis support for youth and families.

Thursday's Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline

(800) 872-5437

Call the Thursday's Child hotline for 24/7 crisis support for youth and their parents. Issues hotline counselors can address include abuse, bullying, exploitation, running away from home, sexual health and safety, substance use, and eating disorders.

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

(800) 656-4673

Call the 24/7 Childhelp hotline to connect with a professional crisis counselor who can provide confidential support in one of over 170 languages. You'll receive support, information, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources to help stop child abuse.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

(800) 394-3366

Call the Child Welfare Information Gateway from 9:30am to 5:30pm EST for general resources and information about how to promote child welfare. The Child Welfare Information Gateway is not an abuse reporting hotline and does not intervene in personal situations.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Hotline

(800) 843-5678

Call the 24/7 hotline to report missing and exploited kids and to receive immediate help.

National Runaway Safeline

(800) 786-2929

If you are a young person thinking of running away from home or have already run away, call the 24/7 safeline to share your story with a compassionate person and build a plan together.

Child Find of America

(800) 426-5678

If your child is missing and you have already called your local police to report it, you can call the Child Find hotline for additional support and resources.

Parental Stress Line

(800) 632-8188

Call the 24/7 Parental Stress Line for non-judgmental, confidential, and sympathetic support from a trained volunteer counselor. They can offer support, ideas, solutions, and information about resources in your area to help you address any difficulties you are having as a parent.