This page provides information on help lines for non-crisis support. If you are in immediate danger of self-harm or suicide, please consult 24 Hour Crisis Helplines.
For non-crisis mental health assistance over the telephone, Crisis Connections offers several options.
- Washington Warm Line, 1-877-500WARM (9276), is a peer support help line that is open five nights a week, Wednesday to Sunday from 5-9 PM for people living with emotional and mental health challenges.
- Teen Link, 866-833-6546, is a confidential and anonymous help line for teens that operates every evening from 6-10PM, and where trained teen volunteers (and in some cases staff/volunteers from WA Recovery Help Line) offer support.
For emergency housing and shelter, dial 211 to connect with Washington’s centralized resource for health and human services information and referrals. Note this is not a 24-hour help line and hold times can be long. Consult Win211.org for more details and resources.
In addition, these national LGBTQ Help lines provide peer support, information and resources.
- Desi provides a free telephone helpline (sponsored by Trikone) that offers confidential, culturally sensitive peer support, information, and resources LGBTQ South Asians.
- GLBT National Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Utilizing a diverse group of GLBT volunteers, they operate two national hotlines, the GLBT National Hotline and the GLBT National Youth Talkline.