LGBT Hotlines


LGBT National Help Center

National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564

National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)

SAGE Elder Hotline: 1-888-234-SAGE (7243)

  • Monday thru Friday from 1:00pm to 9:00pm, pacific time (Monday thru Friday from 4:00pm to midnight, eastern time)
  • Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm, pacific time (Saturday from noon to 5:00pm, eastern time)



The Trevor Project

LGBTQ Youth Helpline

Phone Helpline: (866) 488-7386, available 24/7

TrevorText: "Text ‘START’ to 678-678"

Chat via a computer:


Trans Lifeline

(877) 565-8860


(800) 604-5841

988: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-8255

DESI LGBTQ+ Helpline for South Asians

(908) 367-3374

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

call or text 988 

Contacting this number is a direct connection to caring support for anyone in mental health distress, that may include:

  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Substance use crisis
  • Emotional distress

Contributing Organizations