|California Youth Crisis Line||
24/7 crisis line providing advice and resources about abuse, depression, homelessness, family issues, and more. For youth ages 12-24 and families. Available in different languages. (800) 843-5200
|Love is Respect||
A website geared to preventing dating violence and helping survivors. 24/7 helpline run by peer advocates (866) 331-9474 or chat throughe the website.
|The Trevor Project||
A website and 24/7 hotline dedicated to supporting LGBTQ teens.
If you are thinking about suicide and in need of immediate support, you can call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 for support.
Through the website you can choose "TrevorChat" to connect with a counselor.
Text START to 678-678 for confidential text messaging with a counselor.
Peer support also avaiable.
|National Runaway Safeline||
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) 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. This is a 24-hour crisis line, also available for chat through the webpage.
|Your Life Your Voice||
Crisis line that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact them through voice, text, or email and resources are also available on their website.
Call 1-800-448-3000 or text VOICE to 20121 24/7.
A crisis and suicide prevention line where all calls are answered by teens. Call 1-800-852-8336, or text TEEN to 839863 between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM, every night. Resources are also available on the website.
Online community with peer info and support.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 7 am–3 pm.
Online blog and forums to share stories of recovery and hope. 1-800-273-TALK(8255)
|You Are Not Alone||
Online blog and forums to share stories of recovery and hope.
1-800-950-6264 for support and information.
A campaign to bring awareness of mental health services, resources, and tools available to the African American community.
|Berkeley Youth Alternatives Counseling Center||
Crisis counseling, anger management, and drug awareness.
1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, 510-845-9010 ext 203
|Children's Hospital Teen Clinics||
Three locations in Oakland. (510) 428-3387
|Community United Against Violence||
Advocacy-Based Peer Counseling: LGBTQ people dealing with violence or abuse can access short-term counseling to receive emotional support, safety planning, referrals, and limited case follow-up.
If you are an LGBTQ person dealing with violence or abuse, call to schedule an appointment at (415) 333-HELP (4357) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If no one answers, please leave a voicemail with a call back number.
|La Clinica de la Raza "Casa del Sol"||
English/Spanish psychological and psychiatric services.
1501 Fruitvale, Oakland, (510) 535-6200
|Fred Finch Youth Center||
Mental health and social services for at-risk youth. Available in Spanish and English.
3800 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland, (510) 482-2244
Counseling, holistic wellness, fitness, and more.
8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, (510) 777-9909
|Berkeley Drop-In Center||
Free. Drop-in Center. Monday - Friday 10am-3pm
3234 Adeline St., Berkeley, (510) 653-3808
|Jewish Family & Children's Services of the East Bay||
Open to all.
Therapy services vailable at an hourly rate (with a sliding scale available). We also accept many major insurance plans.
Please call (510) 704-7480, ext. 235 for more information or request info here.
|Westcoast Children's Clinic||
WestCoast offers mental health services to children, youth and families with full-scope Alameda County Medi-Cal insurance. Contact the Intake and Referral telephone line by dialing (510) 269-9043, available 24 hours a day.
|Center for Empowering Refugees & Immigrants (CERI)||
Mental health, social services, counseling, support groups, and meditation for refugees and immigrants.
544 International Blvd., Suite 9, (510) 444-1671
|Youth In Mind||
A statewide organization in California made up of young people (12-28 years old) affected by mental health issues who want to have a voice in mental health organizations, policies and decisionmaking.
1035 22nd Ave, Unit 14, Oakland; (510) 394-5878
|Pacific Center for Human Growth||
Counseling and support for LGBTQ youth.
2712 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley 510.548.8283 x250
|Alameda County Trauma Informed Care||
Resources for those suffering from a traumatic experience and those helping them.
24-Hour Crisis Line offers confidentiality, TDD services for deaf and hearing impaired callers and translation in 140 languages:
Alameda County: 1-800-309-2131
Nationwide: 1-800-SUICIDE & 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Emergency shelter that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Provides case management, food, counseling, and more.
200 Harrison St., (510) 379-1010.
For youth ages 18-21.
Short term shelter and safe space for ages 13-18.
Drop-in Support Center provides dinner, computer, laundry, staff guidance, support and legal services for ages 13-19.
424 Jefferson St., 1-800-379-1114, 510-839-1559
|Youth Engagement, Advocacy, and Housing (YEAH!)||
Receive basic needs, including case management, job, and educational assistance. Open 7 days a week depending on staffing. For youth ages 18 - 24.
1744 University Ave., Berkeley, (510) 704-9867.
An LGBTQ safe space that provides food, computers, movie screenings, case management, and more, open Wednesdays 3:00-5:30 pm. Call for support group times, or check their Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ourspacesidebyside for their current calendar. For LGBTQ youth ages 14-24.
22245 Main St., Suite 102, Hayward, (510) 566-1226
|Rape Crisis Line||
A hotline maintained by Bay Area Women Against Rape, which also offers in person counseling and other resources for survivors of sexual violence.
24 hour hotline: (510) 845-7273 se habla español
470 27th St. Oakland, Open M-F, 9am – 5pm PST (Excluding Federal Holidays) (510) 430-1298
|GLBT National Help Center||
Provide free and confidential peer support and local resources to GLBT individuals. National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564, M-F 1-9 pm, Sat 9-2 pm.