National Child Abuse Hotlines

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Programs that provide immediate assistance for parents who have abused or fear they may abuse their children with the objective of defusing the parent's anger and frustration and ensuring the child's future safety through referrals for ongoing support and treatment. Also included may be services for abused children and concerned others who are in need of advice, guidance and/or emotional support. Hotline staff are generally available via the telephone, email, live chat, texting and/or instant message (IM). (AIRS RP-1500.1400-150)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 800-422-4453
6730 N. Scottsdale Rd, Suite 150
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Phone: 480-922-8212
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Childhelp
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Crisis Line: 800-422-4453
Address:
6730 N. Scottsdale Rd, Suite 150
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Phone: 480-922-8212
Fax: 480-922-7061
Email: info@childhelp.org
Eligibility:

Any child or parent can call to report abuse or ask for advice.

Services Provided:

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. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Also offers a variety of Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment programs.

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Last Updated: 9/8/2022
Nationwide Provider
333 John Carlyle Street Ste 125
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-224-2150
Nationwide Provider
Address:
333 John Carlyle Street Ste 125
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-224-2150
Toll Free Phone: 800-843-5678
Fax: 703-224-2122
Email: hotline@ncmec.org
Eligibility:

Anyone can call the hotline to report a missing child or check the website for tips and prevention advice.

Services Provided: Works with law enforcement, families, and the professionals who serve them on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. They have created a public and private partnership to establish a missing children hotline and serve as the national clearinghouse for information related to these issues.

  • Internet Safety Education
  • Child Kidnapping Prevention
  • Child Sexual Exploitation Reporting
  • Disaster Survivor Inquiries
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Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 888-373-7888
PO Box 65323
Washington, DC
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 888-373-7888
Address:
PO Box 65323
Washington, DC
Text: 233733
Email: help@humantraffickinghotline.org
Eligibility:

Available to anyone needing help regarding a human trafficking situation or seeking information about human trafficking.

Services Provided:

Provides a 24/7 reporting hotline (phone, text, live chat, email), information, and confidential referral to social and legal services for victims and survivors of human trafficking. The Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases. The hotline is operated by Polaris, a non-government organization leading the fight to end human trafficking.COVID-19 Update: following all CDC and state guidelines.

  • Human Trafficking Hotlines
  • Human Trafficking Prevention
Provider Profiles:

The Hotline is operated by Polaris, a non-profit, non-governmental organization working exclusively on the issue of human trafficking. The Trafficking Hotline is not a government entity, law enforcement, or an immigration authority.

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Last Updated: 6/13/2022
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 800-551-1300
3450 Cahuenga Blvd W, Suite 602
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Children of the Night
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Crisis Line: 800-551-1300
Address:
3450 Cahuenga Blvd W, Suite 602
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Fax: 818-908-4474
Email: lois@childrenofthenight.org
Eligibility:

Sex trafficking victims. Shelter for ages 11 to 17 only.

Services Provided:

Child sexual exploitation/sex trafficking hotline and services.

Programs for the United States:

  • Case management for young American sex trafficking victims
  • Without Walls (WOW) online tutoring programs for the high school equivalency exam
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/13/2022
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 800-656-4673
1220 L Street NW Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
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Crisis Line: 800-656-4673
Address:
1220 L Street NW Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005
Email: info@rainn.org
Services Provided:

Created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country. Provides telephone crisis intervention and online crisis intervention services in English and Spanish.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/8/2022
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 800-633-5155
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: U.S. Department of the Interior
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Crisis Line: 800-633-5155
Address:
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240
Services Provided:

Provides quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with a tribe’s needs for cultural and economic well-being, in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities. 

Indian Country Child Abuse Hotline: National 24 hour hotline to report instances of child abuse on Indian reservations. Reports are sent to appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs or Tribal police departments nationwide.

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Last Updated: 6/13/2022