Hotline Numbers

Idaho’s Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call or Text 988 or Call 1-800-273-8255

The 988-dialing code operates through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. With a network of more than 200 locally operated and funded crisis centers across the country, hope is available to everyone.



Idaho Careline 211

Call 211 or Call 1-800-926-2588
The 2-1-1 Idaho Careline is a program of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. It is a free statewide community information and referral service.



National Parent Helpline®

1-855-4A PARENT 1-855-427-2736
To get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent.

Advocates Against Family Violence 24-Hour Hotline

Call 208-459-4779 or Text 208- 614-7671

Advocates Against Family Violence (AAFV) works to eliminate domestic violence abuse by helping individuals make positive life changes through counseling, adult and teen outreach, court advocacy, affordable housing, emergency shelter services, and community involvement. 

Child Help USA

Crisis line for children, offers advice, and provides literature for children.

Child Support Enforcement Hotline

Hotline to answer questions about a child support case, or general child support information.

Family Services Alliance of SE Idaho

1-208-251-HELP 4357
Referral line with 260 agency referrals for foster homes, homeless shelters, homemaker services, teen pregnancies, teen parenting, mental health problems, divorce mediation, and financial planning, services.

National Human Trafficking Hotline


The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls and texts from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

National Runaway Safeline

1-800-RUN-AWAY 1-800-786-2929
The mission of the National Runaway Switchboard is to help keep America’s runaway and homeless youth safe and off the streets. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home through their Home Free program. Their 24-hour crisis line has an experienced front-line team member ready to help you now. It’s anonymous, confidential and free.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

1-800-THE-LOST 1-800-843-5678
English or Spanish information on missing, children and child pornography.

Teen Dating and Abuse Support Line


We offer confidential support for teens, young adults, and their loved ones seeking help, resources, or information related to healthy relationships and dating abuse in the US.

Report Child Abuse in Idaho

208-334-5437 for Treasure Valley and 855-552-5437 for Statewide

Everyone in Idaho is required to report child abuse, neglect or abandonment. This includes doctors, hospital residents, therapists, interns, nurses, coroners, schoolteachers, daycare providers, social workers, relatives, friends, and private citizens.

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