National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1-800-273-8255 | 1-888-628-9454(español) 

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 

Free, 24/7 crisis support in the U.S. 

Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

This toll-free, anonymous hotline provides support counseling for victims of domestic violence and links to more than 4,000 local support services for abused women across the U.S. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

1-800-799-7233 | TDD 1-800-787-3224 

National Center on Elder Abuse(NCEA)

The NCEA is a resource for public and private agen- cies, professionals, service providers, and individuals interested in elder abuse prevention information, training, technical assistance, and research.


Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services (APS), present in all 50 states, is designated to receive and investigate allega- tions of elder abuse and neglect. Each state has a primary agency that houses APS. It may be the Area Agency on Aging, the Division of Aging, the Depart- ment of Aging, or the Department of Social Services.