Hotlines, Helplines, and Shelters

Orange County

Domestic Violence Assistance Program
(
714) 935-7956

 

Human Options
(949) 854-3554

24 hours

Interval House (Shelter)
(714) 891-812
(562) 594-4555

 

Laura's House (Shelter)
(949) 298-1445

24 hours

Women's Transitional Living Center
Domestic Violence Hotline
(714) 992-1931

24 hours

Youth Shelter
(949) 494-4311

24 hours

InfoLink
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24 hours

National Crisis Hotlines

*Covenant House Nineline
(800)999–9999

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)

Provides short-term intervention and counseling and refers callers to local community resources. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and other issues that impact children and families. Spanish-speaking operators are available. TDD capability.

Kids Help Phone

 

*National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
(800) 843–5678
(800) 826–7653 (TDD)

Operates a hotline for reporting missing children and sightings of missing children. Offers assistance and training to law enforcement agents. Takes reports of sexually exploited children. Serves as the National Child Porn TipLine. Provides books and other publications on prevention and issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. Ability to serve callers in over 140 languages.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE

24-hours, English and Spanish

*National Runaway Switchboard
(800) 621–4000
(800) 621–0394 (TDD) 

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.

*National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 448–4663

Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

*Rape, Abuse, and Incest National (RAIN) Network
(800) 656–4673 

Connects caller to the nearest counseling center which provides counseling for rape, abuse, and incest victims.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helplines

*Covenant House Nineline
(800)999–9999

24 hours
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.

 

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
(800)356–9996

 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

 

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821–4357

24 hours

 

Children of Alcoholics Foundation (800) 359-COAF (359-2623)

24 hours

 

Drug Help
(800) 378–4435

 

 

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
(800) 729–6686
(800) 487–4889 (TTY/TDD) 

8:30 a.m.–
6 p.m

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
(800) 622–2255 

9 a.m.–5 p.m.

 

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE

24-hours, English and Spanish

Domestic Violence Assistance Program
(714) 935-7956

 

Human Options (Shelter)
(949) 854-3554

24 hours

Interval House (Shelter)
(562) 594-4555
(714) 891-8121

 

Laura's House (Shelter)
(949) 298-1445

24 hours

Women's Transitional Living Center (Shelter)
Domestic Violence Hotline
(714) 992-1931

24 hours

Runaways, Missing & Exploited Youth

*Covenant House Nineline
(800)999–9999

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.

 Youth Shelter
(949) 494-4311

 24 hours