Crisis Help

This page offers information about resources to help during emergencies or dangerous situations, organized into the following sections:

Crisis Connections / 2-1-1

24/7 crisis line that connects people in physical, emotional, and financial crises to services, with an emphasis on serving King County residents.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. A trained crisis worker will listen to you, understand how your problem is affecting you, provide support, and share any resources that may be helpful.

New Beginnings / DV Hopeline

Seattle area 24/7 helpline and other resources are available for anyone experiencing abuse and/or who is worried about someone they know. Available in English and Spanish, a trained advocate is always on the other end.  

National Domestic Violence Hotline

24/7 hotline for those experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy romantic relationships.

  • Call: 1-800-799-7233                   
  • Text: “START” to 88788

Northwest Network for LGBTQ Survivors

Education, advocacy, and support for survivors experiencing domestic violence in the LGBTQ community. 

API Chaya

API Chaya serves survivors of sexual violence, human trafficking, and domestic violence from Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, Asian, and South Asian communities. They provide resource referrals, advocacy-based counseling, support groups, safety and support planning, and basic legal advocacy.

  • API Chaya
  • Call: 206-325-0325 helpline or toll-free 1-877-922-4292

Consejo Counseling and Referral Service

Bilingual (Spanish-English)  domestic violence services including advocacy-based counseling, crisis assistance, and legal support

King County Sexual Assault and Resource Center

Whether you need help now, or just want someone to hear your story, an experienced advocate will answer your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with free, confidential support and information.

Harborview Abuse and Trauma Center

Services to individuals and families impacted by crime and interpersonal violence—crisis intervention, legal/medical advocacy, information and referral.