Hotlines

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

  • Suicide Hotline 1(800) suicide (784-2433)

  • Crisis Line - (202) 561-7000 (24 hours)

  • DC Hotline - (202) 223-2255 (24 hours) 

  • Hotline in Spanish (202) 939-7814

  • La Clínica del Pueblo (202) 462-4788. Services in Spanish

MARYLAND

  • Community Crisis Center in Bethesda - (301) 656-9161 (24 hours)

  • Montgomery County Hotline - (301) 738-2255 (24 hours)

  • Prince George's County Hotline & Suicide Prevention Center - (301) 731-0004 (24 hours) or (301) 577-4866 (24 hours)

 VIRGINIA

  • Alexandria Hotline - (703) 527-4077 (24 hours)

  • Arlington County Hotline - (703) 358-4848 (24 hours)

  • Northern Virginia Hotline - (703) 527-4077 (24 hours)

 

SPECIALIZED SERVICES

 

Physical & Sexual Abuse

  • Adult Protective Services, DHS - (202) 727-2345

  • Center at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington (PIW) - (202) 965-8550

  • Children & Family Services Division, DHS - (202) 727-0995

  • Domestic Violence Hotline - (202) 347-2777 (24 hours)

  • House of Ruth Domestic Violence Hotline - (202) 6677001 (24 hours)

  • My Sister's Place - (202) 529-5991 (24 hours)

  • Andromeda Mental Health Center - (202) 291-4707 (Monday to Friday 9-5) Services in Spanish

  • Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County - (301) 864-9101 (24 hour domestic violence hotline)

  • Victim Assistance Network - (703) 360-7273 (24 hours - domestic violence & sexual assault)

Drugs and Alcohol

  • Poison Control Center - (202) 625-3333 (24 hours - overdose information)

  • Alcoholics Anonymous - (202) 966-9115 (10 am-10 pm)

  • Al Anon - (202) 882-1334

  • Narcotics Anonymous - (202) 399-5316

  • Narcotics Abuse 24 Hour Helpline & Treatment - 1(800) 234-0420

  • Cocaine Hotline - 1(800) COCAINE (24 hours)

  • Suburban Hospital Addiction Treatment Center - (301) 896-2522 (9:30 am-9 pm)

Rape/Sexual Assault

  • DC Rape Crisis Center - (202) 333-RAPE (24 hours)

  • Montgomery County Sexual Assault Hotline Crisis Center - (301) 656-7273

  • Alexandria Sexual Assault - (703) 683-7273

  • Sexual Assault Response & Awareness Program - (703) 683-7273

Domestic Violence Shelters

  • Holmes House - (202) 547-4673

  • House of Ruth - (202) 667-7001

  • My Sister's Place - (202) 529-5991 

  • Bethany House - (703) 998-8811

Other Resources

  • D.C. Crime Victims Assistance Hotline - (202) 347-2777

  • DC Survivors of Homicide - (202) 727-1011 (TTD)

  • National Organization for Victim Assistance - (202) 232-6682 (24 hours)

  • Child Abuse Hotline - (202) 628-FACT (3228)

  • 1(800) 243-7432 (8 am-2 pm) Services in Spanish

  • Gay & Lesbian Hotline (Whitman Walker Clinic) - (202) 833-3234 (7-10 pm)

  • Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of Washington, DC - (202) 833-3234

  • Alexandria Victim Assistance Program - (703) 838-4100

  • Arlington Victim/Witness Services - (703) 228-4558

  • Fairfax Victim/Witness Assistance - (703)246-2141

  • CDC National HIV & AIDS Hotline - 1(800) 342-AIDS (24 hours)

  • 1(800) 243-7889 (TDD, M-F 10 am-10 pm) Information, referral, education

  • AIDS Information Line - (202) 332-2437

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Information Line - 1(800) 227-8922 (M-F, 8 am-11 pm) Information, referral, education

  • Gamblers Anonymous - (301) 961-1313 (24 hours - meeting information)

  • Nicotine Anonymous - (703) 978-7545

Last updated March, 2014