EMERGENCY HELPLINES

If you find yourself in need of emergency services, it may be helpful to reach out to someone via a helpline or hotline to receive immediate attention. We have done our best to provide below a list of resources that are helpful for a variety of contexts. If you do find yourself in need of these services, please do reach out. There is nothing more valuable than asking for help when you most need it. You matter. The world needs more of you.

THE BENEFITS OF USING A HOTLINE

1. They can attend to you immediately

2. They are often available 24×7

3. The services are free

4. The services are confidential

5. It is a great place to start to reach out when you need help.

 

We've aggregated a list specific to India. Bookmarking this page may be useful during an emergency.  

SUICIDE PREVENTION 

Organization: AASRA

Number: 09820466726

Website: http://www.aasra.info/helpline.htm

Languages: Hindi and English

Organization: JEEVAN AASTHA HELPLINE

Number: 1800 233 3330

Website: http://www.jeevanaastha.com/

Email id: help@jeevanaastha.com

Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, and English

Add-on Information: 24*7 available

Organization: SPANDANA

Number: 7389366696

Languages: English and Hindi (Verified)

Add-on Information: All days of week 24/7

Organization: VANDRAVELA FOUNDATION (GUJRAT)

Number: 18602662345

Email id: help@vandrevalafoundation.com

Languages: Hindi, English, Gujarati

Add-on Information: All days 24*7

Organization: KIRAN MENTAL HEALTH (GOVT)

Number: 18005990019

Add-on Information: 24hours Support for anxiety, depression, stress, panic attack, post-traumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorder, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, mental health emergency, and pandemic induced psychological issues

Organization: HITGUJ HELPLINE (MUMBAI)

Number: 022-24131212

Add-on Information: 24-hour helpline operated by KEM Hospital in Association with Mumbai Municipal Corporation [M.C.G.M]

SHELTER FROM DISTRESS AND VIOLENCE

Organization: Women Helpline Domestic Abuse

Number: 181

Organization: Women in Distress and Abuse Helpline

Number: 1091/ 1291

Organization: Anti-Stalking/ Anti- Obscenity

Number: 011-27894455/ 1096

Organization: SAARTHAK

Number: (011)26853846/ 26524061

You can message National Commission for Women and lodge your complaint as a Whatsapp message by sending a message to 7217735372

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Organization: Childline

Number: 1098

Website: Childlineindia.org

Languages: 25 languages

Add-on Information: 24×7 helpline

ELDERCARE

Organization: HelpAge India

Number: 1800-180-1253

Languages: Toll-free Elder Helpline across 21 state capitals

Add-on Information: Services: distress, health care, legal support, information related to services available, etc

Organization: COOJ Mental Health Foundation, Goa

Number: 0832-2252525

Website: https://cooj.co.in/

Email id: coojtrust@yahoo.co.in

Languages: English

Add-on Information: Rehabilitation, elder care, suicide services. TIMINGS: 1 pm to 7 pm: Monday to Friday

REHAB AND DE-ADDICTION

Organization: NATIONAL TOLL-FREE DRUG DE-ADDICTION HELPLINE:

Number: 1800-11-0031

Organization: Jeevan Aastha Helpline

Number: 1800 233 3330

Website: http://www.jeevanaastha.com/

Email id: help@jeevanaastha.com

Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, and English

Add-on Information: 24*7 available

Organization: COOJ Mental Health Foundation

Number: 0832-2252525

Website: https://cooj.co.in/

Email id: coojtrust@yahoo.co.in

Languages: English

Add-on Information: 1pm to 7pm: Monday to Friday. Rehabilitation, elder care, suicide services

LGBTQIA+ HELPLINE

Organization: NGO SPACE: LGBT (TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY HELPLINE)

Number: 1800111015

To look for queer-friendly health and legal service in your area check this link -  https://vartagensex.org/service-providers-search/

ANIMAL SERVICES

Organization: PETA India

Number: (0) 98201 22602

Add-on Information: To help an animal who’s in immediate physical danger or in urgent need of veterinary care (EMERGENCY CARE)

Organization: CUPA

Number: 080 22947300 / 301

Website: https://cupabangalore.org/

Email id: cupablr@cupaindia.org

Additional Resource: Free service that helps and picks up injured animals.

ANIMAL AMBULANCE

More helplines specific to the location: https://indianhelpline.com/Birds-And-Animal-Helpline/

DISCLAIMER

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