Alternatives to calling 911

Updated:
December 30, 2020

Below are some alternative safety measures to reach for when you see someone in urgent need of help but do not want call 911

Mental Health Resources

Crisis Response Network
24/7 Crisis Hotline / Crisis Mobile Response Team
Call: 602-222-9444

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition
Call: 602-254-8818

ASU Student - La Frontera/EMPACT
24/7 crisis line dedicated to ASU students
Call: :480-921-1006
Text:“HOME” to 741471

Veterans Crisis Line
Available for all veterans, even if you are not registered with the VA
Call: 1-800-273-8255 and press 1
Text: 838255

Youth Resources

Teen Lifeline
Call: 1-800-248-TEEN (8336)

Arizona Child Abuse Hotline
Call: 1-888-SOS-CHILD (767-2445)

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Call: 1-800-4-A-Child (422-4453)

Arizona Hunger Hotline
Providing meals for youth and families.
Call: 602-528-3434
Text: “FOOD” to 877877

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Text: “LOVIES” to 1-866-331-9474

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Maricopa County
Domestic Violence Hotline
Call: 480-890-3039

Teen Dating Violence
Call: 1-866-331-9474
Text: “LOVIES” to 22522

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resources cont.

New Life Center
24/7 Domestic Violence Support and shelter
Call: 623-932-4404

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence
Connect with a victim services specialist.
Open Mon-Fri from 8:30am to 5:00 pm (MST)
Call: 602-279-2980

myPlan
Tailored resources for women in unsafe relationships.
Download: myPlan by Mongoose Projects in the Apple Store or Google Play

People Experiencing Homelessness

Emergency Shelter
Call: 1-877-211-8661

Family Housing Hub
Call: 602-595-8700

Community Bridges Inc.
Outreach and Navigation Provide outreach to people living, unsheltered, on and around the ASU Downtown Campus
Email: ASUReferral@cbridges.com

Arizona 2-1-1
Community Information and referrals
Call: 211

LQBTQ+ Resources

The Trevor Project
24/7 crisis intervention lifeline for LGBTQ youth
Call: 1-866-488-7386
Text: “START” to 678678

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
Call: 1-888-THE-GLNH (842-4564)

Trans Lifeline
Call: 1-877-565-8860

Substance Use Resources

SAMHSA National Helpline
Free confidential help for substance use treatment and information
Call: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Arizona Opioid Hotline
24/7 hotline that provides opioid-related information and resources
Call: 1-888-688-4222

La Frontera/EMPACT
24/7 crisis response
Call: 480-784-1500

Community Bridges
24/7 behavioral health and substance use assistance
Call: 1-877-931-9142

Elderly Care Resources

Arizona Adult Protective Services
Call: 1-877-SOS-ADULT (2385)

Senior Helpline
Call: 602-264-HELP (4357)

Disaster Relief Resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Disaster Relief. Open 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 1:00 am
Call: 1-800-621-3362
Website: www.disasterassistance.gov

Immigration Resources

National Immigration Detention Hotline
Open Mon to Fri 12:00 to 8:00 pm (PST)
Call: 1-209-757-3733 (from outside detention)
Call: 9233 (from inside detention)

No More Deaths
People who are looking for those who have gone missing crossing the border
Call: 520-585-5881
Website: nomoredeaths.org/searchingfor-someone-missing-at-the-border

Puente Human Rights Movement
Grassroots organization who advocates for immigrants and their families
Call: 602-252-1283