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San Francisco

24 Hour SF Suicide hotline*

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

Child Abuse Hotline
FCS Hotline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

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

Queer Lifespace Psychiatric Emergency Services*

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, Bisexual, Transgender National Hotline*

LGBT focused

National Suicide Prevention*
(800) 273-8255

Suicide Prevention*

The Trevor Project*
Text “START” to 678678. Standard text messaging rates apply. Available 24/7/365.

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

U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline*
Services in Spanish and English. Referral services in over 170 languages.

* = verified by LYRIC staff & LYRIC Youth Participants

Last updated 6/9/2021