In danger? Call 9-1-1.

If you or someone you know is in danger or experiencing a medical or psychiatric emergency please call 9-1-1 immediately.


Do you need to talk to someone? Don't know where to turn? Hotlines are a great way to get support and talk with someone that understands what you are going through. helpNYC maintains a great list of hotlines that serve people in New York City and great National Hotlines that can help in crisis and more specific areas that anyone needs help in. Many of the hotlines provide phone, text based, and web chat support options.

NOTE: helpNYC does not list any commercial referral services or helplines that charge for their services. If you are required to pay a fee for services please contact us.
NOTE: The listing of hotlines on does not in any way imply an endorsement or approval by helpNYC. These are listed as a resource of support, use at your own risk. If there is something listed in error or a correction needs to be made to a listing please contact us. helpNYC does not provide direct services to individuals; the website is a resource for those needing help. All information found on is readily accessible to the public.