Emergency and Crisis Support
Call 911 for immediate medical emergencies
Call 211 for non-emergencies
Fire / Police / Ambulance: 911
Louisiana Poison Control Center: +1 (800) 222-1222
DCFS Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline: +1 (855) -452-5437 (855-4LA-KIDS) Report child abuse/neglect to the Dept. of Children and Family Services. All calls are absolutely confidential.
Child Help: +1 (800) 422-4453 (800-4ACHILD) Provides 24/7 assistance in 170 languages to adults, children and youth with information and questions regarding child abuse. All calls are anonymous and confidential
The Audrey Hepburn Children at Risk Evaluation (CARE) Center at Children's Hospital: (504) 896-9237; 1101 Calhoun Street, New Orleans
Specifically for Teenagers, Youth, and Children:
National Runaway Safe Line: +1 (800) 786-2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY) or Text 66008. This is a free, confidential hotline for runaways or any youth in crisis
Teen Crisis 24/7 Text Line: text HOME to 741741
Trevor Project Lifeline: +1 (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678-678 Suicide prevention and crisis intervention supporting lgbtqia2s+ youth
Boys Town National Hotline (not just for boys!): +1 (800) 448-3000 or text VOICE to 20121 This is a crisis and support line for children, youth and their parents, 24/7 and Spanish available. Multi-topic and issue assistance.
Love Is Respect: +1 (800) 331-9474 supporting teens with concerns about dating violence. Chat available thru their website, loveisrespect.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: dial 988 or dial +1 (800) 273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK) or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Crisis Text Line - text REACHOUT to 741741
YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline: (504) 483-888
National Sexual Assault Hotline: +1 (800) 656-4673
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): 1-800-656-4673
Crescent House & Sexual Assault Program: (504) 866-7481
YWCA Family Violence Program : (504) 482-9922
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (504) 837-5400
Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline: +1 (888) 411-1333 open 24/7 in Louisiana
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children: (504) 837-5400
VIA LINK Louisiana Parent Line: +1 (833) 522-4453 (833-LA-CHILD) or text (225) 424-1533 to prevent child abuse and provide information, support, and coping for parents.
The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital: (504) 896 9591;
firstname.lastname@example.org; 210 State St., New Orleans, La. 70118; https://www.chnola.org/our-services/the-parenting-center/
Positive Parenting: https://www.positivediscipline.com/
National Association for Children of Addiction: Voice for the Children; https://nacoa.org/
Alcoholics Anonymous : (504) 838-3399 hotline and (504) 836-0507 office
Narcotic Anonymous: (504) 899-6262 (899-NANA)
2-1-1 VIA LINK provides information, referrals, training, and crisis intervention to people, organizations, and communities so they can help themselves and others. Just dial 211