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Call BlackLine: 

Call BlackLine® provides a space for peer support, counseling, reporting of mistreatment, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences for folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. Call BlackLine® prioritizes BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). By us for us. Phone number: 1 (800) 604-5841.

StrongHearts Helpline:

StrongHearts is a lifeline to Native American and Alaska Natives impacted by domestic and sexual violence by offering a culturally-appropriate, anonymous and confidential service available 24/7 nationwide. By calling or texting 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483), or chatting online at

Native Crisis Text Line

Sometimes things are too overwhelming to deal with alone. If you need to advice from a trained counselor, simply text the word “NATIVE” to 741741.

You will be immediately connected with a crisis counselor. Having a trusted support 24/7 is important during these tough times. Don’t hesitate to reach out. All support and resources shared will remain confidential. Plus, there is no cost to you.

Trans Lifeline:

Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers. Call us if you need someone trans to talk to, even if you’re not in a crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans. US: 877-565-8860, CAN: 877-330-6366. 

THRIVE Lifeline:

THRIVE Lifeline is Trans-led and operated. THRIVE lifeline is a volunteer run and operated group of certified suicide interventionists. They offer 24/7 support and resources via text for all people struggling with thoughts and feelings of suicide. They do not engage in non-consensual active rescue and respect callers decisions and autonomy. To contact THRIVE lifeline text “THRIVE” to  +1 (313) 662-8209

Warmline Directory:

The Warmline Directory, hosted at, serves as a comprehensive resource for individuals seeking peer support and non-emergency mental health support. This directory is a valuable tool for those who may be experiencing emotional distress, loneliness, or simply need someone to talk to. The purpose of the Warmline Directory is to connect individuals with warm lines, which are phone lines staffed by trained peer supporters who provide peer support and referrals to resources.


YouthLine is a teen-to-teen youth crisis and support service provided by Lines for Life—a non-profit dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide. YouthLine operates a national helpline that provides crisis support and referrals via call, text, and chat. The YouthLine is answered by teen volunteers daily from 4pm-10pm PST (and by adults at all other times!). Translation services are available upon request. Phone number: 877-968-8491.  



Peer Respite Directory:

The Peer Respite Directory, available at, is a database designed to help individuals find peer-run respites.  peer respite is a voluntary, short-term, overnight program that provides community-based, non-clinical crisis support to help people find new understanding and ways to move forward. It operates 24 hours per day in a homelike environment. Successful peer respites are currently operating in California, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. This directory of peer respites compiled by the National Empowerment Center (NEC).
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Kiva Centers Mobile Peer Respite:

Kiva Centers Mobile Peer Respite has a team of Mobile Peer Respite Advocates that offer support to residents of Massachusetts who are experiencing crisis. Mobile Peer Respite response lasts a maximum 4-hours at a time and can be requested multiple days a week. Mobile Peer Respite is initiated through a recommendation form and has a response time of 24-48 hours. 



CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) provides mobile crisis intervention 24/7 in the Eugene-Springfield Metro area of Oregon. CAHOOTS is dispatched through the Eugene police-fire-ambulance communications center, and within the Springfield urban growth boundary, dispatched through the Springfield non-emergency number. Each team consists of a medic and a crisis worker.


CAHOOTS provides immediate stabilization in case of urgent medical need or psychological crisis, assessment, information, referral, advocacy and, in some cases, transportation to the next step in treatment. Any person who reports a crime in progress, violence, or a life-threatening emergency may receive a response from the police or emergency medical services instead of or in addition to CAHOOTS.



Black Mental Health 

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM):

BEAM is a national training, movement building, and grant making institution that is dedicated to the healing, wellness, and liberation of Black and marginalized communities.


Barbershop & Salon Peer Support Program:

Kiva Centers and the Barbertime Media Network have joined forces to empower barbers and hairstylists with vital mental health peer support training. Through initiatives like Trauma-Informed Peer Support and Certified Peer Specialist training, they are equipping these professionals with the skills to be compassionate listeners and advocates for mental wellness. Together, they are not just providing education, but also sharing invaluable resources such as peer support groups, warmlines, crisis helplines, and peer-run respites. It’s a collaborative effort dedicated to nurturing holistic well-being within communities, one haircut at a time.

Pure Spark Massachusetts Black Wellness Directory:

Whether you’re seeking to advance your career, cultivate resilience, or enhance your well-being, Pure Spark serves as a comprehensive directory for Massachusetts Black Wellness, providing the tools and support needed to ignite lasting positive change in your life.

Call BlackLine: 


Call BlackLine® provides a space for peer support, counseling, reporting of mistreatment, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences for folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. Call BlackLine® prioritizes BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). By us for us. Phone number: 1 (800) 604-5841.


Youth & Young Adult Support

The Trevor Project:

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth. They offer a 24/7 hotline, online chat, and text support, as well as resources for young people struggling with their mental health.


Mental Health America Youth Mental Health:

Resources to help youth navigate the mental health challenges, parents trying to help their kids, or educators bringing mental health to the classroom.

The JED Foundation:

The Jed Foundation is a non-profit organization that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for teens and young adults in the United States. 

Massachusetts Young Adult Access Center Directory:

Young Adult (YA) Access Centers are unique community spaces that allow young adults with mental health concerns to access services and supports in a timely and effective manner.