Children and Teens

Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline

tel:1-800-422-4453 (1-800-4-A-CHILD)


This 24/7 confidential hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

tel:1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST) 24-hour hotline


The nations largest clearinghouse and reporting center for issues related to child victimization leads the fight against child abduction, abuse, and exploitation.

National Runaway Safeline

tel:1-800-786-2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY)


This confidential crisis hotline offers support to teens who are thinking about or already have run away from home. NRS also offers support and resources to parents.

Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody



The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges advances social change in court and provides training, technical assistance and policy development on issues related to the effects of abuse. It hosts the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation Program https://safehavensonline.org/, which provides supervised visitation and exchange services for families who experience domestic violence or child abuse. 

Safe Horizon

tel:1-800-621-4673 (1-800-621-HOPE)


Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse and their families.

Teen Line

tel:1-800-852-8336 (1-800-TLC-TEEN), 6–9 pm Pacific

Or Text “TEEN” to 839863, 6–9 pm Pacific


This teen to teen national hotline offers education and support before problems become a crisis, using the hotline, current technologies, and community outreach.