Hotlines & Emergency Services

Please call 911 for immediate intervention. 

* = verified by LYRIC staff

San Francisco

24 Hour SF Suicide hotline*
(415)781-0500

APILO*
API Legal Outreach fights for social justice by providing critical legal and social services for immigrants, survivors of violence and other marginalized populations in more than a dozen languages and dialects including Cantonese, Chiu-Chow, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and more
(415)567-6255

Child Abuse Hotline
FCS Hotline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
(800)856-5553

Comprehensive Child Crisis (under 18)
24 hours crisis evaluation and intervention (24-hour hotline). Provides a 24-hour, multilingual, crisis intervention and short-term stabilization program for families and children who are experiencing emotional distress related to family violence, physical or emotional illness, school truancy, behavioral problems and other crises.
(415)970-3800 

Psychiatric Emergency Services (over 18)
(628)206 8125

Queer Lifespace Psychiatric Emergency Services*
(415)206-8125

Sex Workers Safety Checklist
View, download, print and share Safety Checklist for Sex Workers provided by Asian Women’s Shelter & LYRIC for additional resources

National Hotlines

Crisis Text Line*
Text CONNECT to 741741. Standard text messaging rates apply. Available 24/7/365.

Gay/Lesbian/Trans National Hotline*
(888)843-4564

LGBT focused
(866)488-7386

National Suicide Prevention*
(800) 273-8255

Suicide Prevention*
(800)273-8255

The Trevor Project*
1-866-488-7386 
Text “START” to 678678. Standard text messaging rates apply. Available 24/7/365.
www.thetrevorproject.org

Trans Lifeline*
U.S. – (877)565-8860
Canada – (877)330-6366
www.translifeline.org

U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline*
Services in Spanish and English. Referral services in over 170 languages.
(800)799-7233

 

Last updated 1/9/2020