National Suicide Prevention Hotline


National Domestic Violence Hotline


Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

(800) 656-HOPE

Immediate Online Assistance

Try one of these free crisis chat services:

Crisis Chat

Crisis Text Line (on your smartphone)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



Helpline: 1-800-398-GAYS

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline 1-888-843-4564

Trevor Hotline (Suicide) 1-866-4-U-TREVOR

Crisis Support

Befrienders Worldwide
Worldwide providers of emotional support and suicide prevention

National Alliance on Mental Illness – San Francisco
Crisis Services
Mobile Crisis Treatment Team
(415) 255-3610

U.S. National AIDS Hotlines & Other Resources

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network
(800) 656-Hope
TTY: (800) 810-7440
24-Hours, 7 days a week

The Riley Center
Safe and confidential services for any woman in an abusive relationship
24-Hour Crisis Line (415) 255-0165

San Francisco Suicide Prevention
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (415) 781-0500

San Francisco Women Against Rape
Provides direct services and community initiatives for survivors of sexual assault

BDSM and Kink Resources

The Society of Janus
SF-based and provides classes, education, and support about BDSM

The Exiles
SF-based educational and support group for women interested in BDSM between women

Kink-Aware Professionals
National resource for people seeking professionals who are informed about diverse adult sexuality

This basic listing is just a start to the resources we can all share with each other. If you have recommendations for additional hotlines please submit them and the details to