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24/7 Crisis Resources

Emergency: 911

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Crisis Hotline: text ALOHA to 741741 
Text ALOHA to 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line (for Hawaii) or HOME for the US continent. Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform.

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Hawaii CARES Crisis Line (statewide): call or text 988
You may call Hawaii CARES 988 state wide toll free at 1-800-753-6879 and talk to a live local representative 24/7 if you are experiencing a crisis. The Hawaii CARES 988 website has options for text and chat:


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Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). Veterans Crisis Line is 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1). Services also provided for Covid-19, Native Americans, Youth, LGBTQ+, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Loss Survivors, Attempt Survivors, and more


Sex Abuse Treatment Center: (808) 524-7273
or Webchat at

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TrevorLifeLine (LGBTQ+ Support): (866) 488-7386 
Trained counselors support young people in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, 24/7. LGBTQ+ call or text the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386

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Hawai’i Child Welfare Services: (808) 832-5300 
Child Welfare Services Branch provides services to children and their families when the children are reported to have been abused and/or neglected or are reported to be at risk for abuse and/or neglect. These services include child protection, prevention, and diversion services to keep children out of foster care. Child Welfare Services also include family support, foster care, adoption, legal guardianship, independent living, adoption assistance and guardianship payments, and licensing of resource caregivers, group homes, and child placing organizations.

ACCESS Line: (808) 832-3100 for suicide or mental health crisis.