This page provides a list of hurricane hotlines with contact information for survivor assistance, finding family and friends, donation and volunteer opportunities, health and safety information, housing, and more.
Review Date: December 10, 2012
U.S. General Services Administration
The VA National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline offers free access to trained counselors. Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838). Services are provided 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Review Date: December 19, 2012
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY, a 24-hour crisis line, if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home through our Home Free program.
Review Date: November 08, 2012
National Runaway Safeline
Seek help as soon as possible by contacting a mental health professional or by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK for a referral if you hear or see someone you know exhibiting any of the signs listed here.
Review Date: September 19, 2012
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Find toll-free crisis hotlines sponsored by organizations providing information and support to people affected by child abuse, family violence, missing/abducted children, rape/incest, relief for caregivers, runaways, and crime victims.
Review Date: January 29, 2013
Child Welfare Information Gateway
If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, call 800-641-PCRI or 310-743-2110 to speak with a Prostate Cancer Research Institute specialist who can you understand your diagnosis and treatment options.
Review Date: March 22, 2013
Prostate Cancer Research Institute
Have a question? Need a friendly ear just to listen? Text, online chat, or call 1-866-331-9474.
Review Date: January 22, 2013
Break the Cycle
Learn about services offered by Su Familia: The National Hispanic Family Health Helpline (1-866-783-2645) and La Línea Nacional Prenatal Hispana, The National Hispanic Prenatal Helpline (1-800-504-7081).
Review Date: November 27, 2012
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
The OIG Hotline accepts tips by email, phone, fax, and mail about potential fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in Department of Health & Human Services' programs.
Review Date: December 18, 2012
Office of Inspector General
The National Dating Abuse Helpline is a national 24-hour resource available to answer your questions about teen dating abuse. Visit loveisrespect.org to chat with a peer advocate.
Review Date: January 23, 2013
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Teens and families can call 1-800-448-3000 around the clock to speak with a trained counselor for help with depression, stress, peer pressure, suicidal thoughts, parenting problems, runaways, relationship issues, abuse, and much more. Translations and TDD line: 1-800-448-1833.
Review Date: December 09, 2012
This toll-free hotline handles calls about unsafe products, product recalls, and safety issues, and helps consumers obtain useful information on what to look for when buying various products.
Review Date: February 28, 2013
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Search DIRLINE's database of organizations to find toll-free numbers and information on a number of specific diseases and disorders. Download the Health Hotlines app to search by phone.
Review Date: October 25, 2011
NIH National Library of Medicine - NLM
Call 1-800-298-2436 to speak to experienced staff about lung cancer screening, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment options, and support.
Review Date: December 27, 2012
Lung Cancer Alliance
If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, call 800-931-2237 to receive confidential support and guidance, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm, EST.
Review Date: January 24, 2012
National Eating Disorders Association
Call EPA's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791 to speak with an Information Specialist about drinking water and ground water programs authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Review Date: September 07, 2011
Safe Drinking Water Hotline