Emergency Resources

Call 2-1-1
211 LA is the central source for providing information and referrals for all health and human services in LA County. The 2-1-1 phone line is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, with trained Community Resource Advisors prepared to offer help with any situation, any time.

National Runaway Safeline 
https://www.1800runaway.org/youth-teens/
If you or a friend know someone who is a runaway, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, call the National Runaway Safeline at 800-786-2929 or visit their website.

911 and Police
If emergency assistance is needed now or if you have been the victim of a crime, please call 9-1-1 or find the nearest police station here: https://www.google.com/maps/search/police+stations+near+me/

Suicide Lifeline 
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Struggling with feelings of depression or suicide? Know someone who is? The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 800-273-8255 (888-628-9454 en Español, or 800-799-4889 for deaf and hard of hearing).

Trevor Project (LGBTQ Youth) 
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention, information and resources for LGBTQ youth. Click through to the website or call the TrevorLifeline at 866-488-7386.

Victims of Trafficking 
https://humantraffickinghotline.org/
No one should have to choose between going hungry or selling themselves. If there's anyone in your life who may be a victim of trafficking, click through to the website or call 888-373-7888.

 Photo: Priscilla Du Preez

Photo: Priscilla Du Preez