HOTLINES

Programs on this page are PUBLIC SERVICE programs. If you wish to be listed, please go to our Home Page and list your information in the comment field below with preferred contact.

SUICIDE

  • 1-800-SUICIDE – National Hotline for those contemplating suicide. Especially focused on caregivers, first responders, and people in crisis.

  • Fairfax County Government Suicide HotlineDEPRESSION IS REAL. Our new suicide prevention text hotline is available. Text “Need help” to 703-940-0888 if you are in crisis. Please share.

  • VIOLENCE

  • GLOV (Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence) the DC LGBT Anti-Violence Taskforce launches new LGBTQ Hotline – call 24/7 – 202-888-7222.

  • EMERGENCY ALERTS

  • Capital Emergency Alerts – Capital Alert – Free Emergency Alerts from the local governments in the Washington, DC region.
  • Capital Region Updates – Capital Region Updates – Emergency Information for Residents of the National Capital Region (VJIC).
  • Federal Emergency Management Administration – (FEMA) – Training Opportunities.
  • KARAMAH– Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights – Reaching out to people in crisis across the world; current work with Syrian refugees and U.S. Congressional response. Contact: Awais Khaleel; Tel: (202) 234-7302; E-Mail: akhaleel@karamah.org
  • MATOC – Access real-time traffic information.
  • NOTIFY ME – Prince George’s Sign-up.
  • OPM – Office of Personnel Management Dismissal and Closure Procedures

    SHELTER

  • Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW) • Emery Recreation Center (5801 Georgia Avenue, NW) • Banneker Community Center (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW) • Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW) If you see someone who is in need of shelter, or you are in need, please call the Hypothermia hotline at 1-800-535-7252, 202-399-7093 or 311. Please note that the hotline serves requests for the District of Columbia only.”