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.
- Crisis Connections
- Call: 211 or 866-427-4747
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.
- Call or Text: 988
- Talk To Someone Now
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.
- The Northwest Network
- Call: 206-568-7777
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
- Consejo Domestic Violence Services
- Call: 24 hour domestic violence hotline 1-888-847-7205
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.
- Get Help Now - KCSARC
Harborview Abuse and Trauma Center
Services to individuals and families impacted by crime and interpersonal violence—crisis intervention, legal/medical advocacy, information and referral.
- Call 206-744-1600 for an appointment and support.
- Go to https://depts.washington.edu/uwhatc/services/ for more information.