National Child Abuse Hotlines

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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699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-224-2150 Crisis Line: 800-843-5678
Address: 699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-224-2150
Crisis Line: 800-843-5678
Toll Free Phone: 800-843-5678
Email: hotline@ncmec.org
Languages Spoken: Language line available providing 180 languages
Eligibility: Anyone can call the hotline to report a missing child (17 years or younger) or check the website for tips and prevention advice.
Services Provided: Prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Assists parents and law enforcement in finding children.
Provides literature for the protection of children.
Receives sightings of missing children.
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Last Updated: 11/14/2019
4350 East Camelback Road F250
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Phone: 480-922-8212 Crisis Line: 800-422-4453
Organization Name: Childhelp
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Address: 4350 East Camelback Road F250
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Phone: 480-922-8212
Crisis Line: 800-422-4453
Toll Free Phone: 800-422-4453
Eligibility: Any child or parent can call to report abuse or ask for advice.
Services Provided: Hotline is staffed with crisis counselors who have access to a database of thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. This service is available to anyone: children who face confusion, parents in despair, mandatory reporters and other adults who are uncertain about the next steps when faced with questions related to child abuse.
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Last Updated: 11/21/2019
Phone: 888-373-7888 Crisis Line: 888-373-7888
Address:
Phone: 888-373-7888
Crisis Line: 888-373-7888
Text: 233733
TDD: 771
Toll Free Phone: 888-373-7888
Email: nhtrc@polarisproject.org
Eligibility: Victims of human trafficking and their friends and families.
Services Provided: Provides a 24/7 reporting hotline, information, and confidential referral to social and legal services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.
Provider Profiles: US Department of Health and Human Services and non-government sources
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Last Updated: 11/14/2019
3141B North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: 800-786-2929 Crisis Line: 800 786 2929
Organization Name: National Runaway Switchboard
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Address: 3141B North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: 800-786-2929
Crisis Line: 800 786 2929
Text: 66008
Toll Free Phone: 800-RUN-AWAY
Email: info@1800runaway.org
Eligibility: Homeless or at-risk youth (21 and under); parents who are struggling with their child; and concerned adults who work with children such as teachers, law enforcement personnel, agency staff, siblings, and other relatives.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Services Provided: Provides crisis intervention for youth who are thinking of running away or who have run away. Also provides message relay and conflict mediation between youth and parents and reunification assistance. Runaway prevention materials are also available to the community.
Messaging requires youth and parent to each call NRS to leave and/or obtain the message from the other.
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Last Updated: 11/14/2019