Help and Support Near You

Health and Crisis Support for Everyone

Health care for everyone – Even if you don’t have insurance, you can get help at a health center near you.

Health, housing, food, job, crisis and emergencyCall 2-1-1 for 24/7 help finding resources, no matter what you’re going through.

Low-cost dental care – Resources for affordable dental care services and programs near you.

Free condoms – Find free condoms near you.

Birth control answers – Call (888) – 321 – 0383 for free birth control information.

No-cost birth control Call (866) – 745 – 5487 for help getting no-cost birth control and other health care.

Free or low-cost health services for pregnant women, moms and children Call (800) – 311 – 2229 to find professional health care near you.

Childcare – This is a great resource guide to help you find safe and affordable childcare in your area (also in Spanish).

Elderly care supportCall (800) – 677 – 1116 for help finding nearby services, programs and resources for older adults and their families.

Get tested for STDs and HIV – Find free, fast, and confidential testing near you.

HIV health care – Even if you don’t have insurance, you can get help at a health center near you.

HIV/AIDS answersCall (800) – 448 – 0440 for information about prevention, treatment and research.

Planned Parenthood health care, testing, LGBT, abortion and birth control Call (800) – 230 – 7526 to find a center near you.

Get health insuranceCall (800) – 318 – 2596 for 24/7 help getting health insurance for you and your family.

Free or low-cost health insurance Call (800) – 318 – 2596 for 24/7 help and to see if you qualify for Medicaid and CHIP.

Children’s free or low-cost health insuranceCall (877) – 543 – 7669 to learn more about Medicaid and CHIP and see if you qualify.

Women’s health answersCall (800) – 994 – 9662 for more information about women’s health.

GLBT Near Me – Find gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender social and support resources near you.

LGBT help – Call (888) – 843 – 4564 for caring help for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of all ages.

Young LGBT helpCall (800) – 246 – 7743 for caring help for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people age 25 and under.

Young LGBTQ crisis help – Call (866) – 488 – 7386 for 24/7 caring help for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people ages 13-24.

Senior LGBT helpCall (888) – 234 – 7243 for caring help for older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adults.

Online LGBTQ chat and support – Chat with other people online who may be going through the same situation as you (includes chat, forums and email).

Vaccinations – Call (800) – 232 – 4636 for information and help with vaccines and immunization schedules.

Get help with food  – Find free healthy food and helpful programs near you.

Grocery and food help with SNAP – Get more help with stretching your food budget and buying healthy food.

Healthy food and exercise tips for everyone  – Learn more about eating right and staying fit.

SuperTracker – A great free online tool to get help putting together a healthy food and exercise plan

Healthy food and exercise tips for moms – Learn more about eating right and staying fit while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Healthy food and exercise tips for older adults: Learn more about eating right and staying fit.

Housing, food, and health help – Find shelters, free food, and free or low-cost health care near you.

Housing, food, job, health, and emergency helpCall 2-1-1 for 24/7 caring help and services for you and your family.

Veterans in crisisCall (800) – 273 – 8255, press 1 for help anywhere in the U.S. for veterans, their family and friends.

Mental health answersCall (866) – 615 – 6464 for more mental health information.

Mental health careCall (800) – 662 – 4357 for 24/7 help finding professional treatment near you.

Help with smoking Call (800) – 784 – 8669 to get help with quitting smoking.

Help with drugs and alcohol Call (800) – 662 – 4357 for 24/7 help finding professional treatment near you.

Friends and families of problem drinkers Call (800) – 344 – 2666 to find meetings near you for caring support.

Rape and sexual abuse Call (800) – 656 – 4673 for 24/7 caring help and support.

Violence at home – Call (800) – 799 – 7233 for 24/7 caring support and help dealing with your partner (boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, or wife).

Problem gamblingCall or send a text to (800) – 522 – 4700 for 24/7 caring help with gambling addiction.

Runaway help Call (800) – 786 – 2929 for 24/7 caring help with running away, being bullied, talking to your parents, and help getting home.

Cutting or hurting yourself Call (800) – 366 – 8288 for caring professional help and support.

Help dealing with difficult emotions – Call (800) – 273 – 8255 for 24/7 caring help with feelings of hopelessness and giving up.

Online crisis chat – Chat 24/7 with someone when you need a safe place to talk when going through a hard time or a lot of pain.

Online health chat – Chat 24/7 with other people online who may be going through the same health situation.

Online support for dealing with difficult emotions – Including live chat, forums, videos, Skype, email and social media.


 

Birth Control and Abortion

Free condoms – Find free condoms near you.

Birth control answers – Learn about all of your options. You can also call (888) – 321 – 0383 for free birth control information.

Birth control, abortion, health care, LGBT and testing Call (800) – 230 – 7526 to find a caring Planned Parenthood health center near you.

Abortion answers and helpCall (800) – 772 – 9100 to learn all about your options and to get help paying for it.

Safe and quality abortion Call (877) – 257 – 0012 to get help finding quality abortion providers near you.

No-cost birth control Call (866) – 745 – 5487 for help getting no-cost birth control and other health care.

Get health insuranceCall (800) – 318 – 2596 for help getting health insurance.

Free or low-cost health insurance Call (877) – 543 – 7669 to see if you qualify for Medicaid or CHIP for you and your family.


 

Pregnancy and Parenthood

App and text messages for babyText BABY to 511411 for information on how to keep you and your baby healthy (also in Spanish).

Free or low-cost health services for pregnant women, moms and children Call (800) – 311 – 2229 to find professional health care near you.

Childcare – This is a great resource guide to help you find safe and affordable childcare in your area (also in Spanish).

Health, housing, food, job, crisis and emergencyCall 2-1-1 for 24/7 help finding resources, no matter what you’re going through.

Health care for everyone – Even if you don’t have insurance, you and your family can get help at a health center near you.

Low-cost dental care – Resources for affordable dental care services and programs near you.

Get health insuranceCall (800) – 318 – 2596 for help getting health insurance for you and your family.

Free or low-cost health insurance Call (800) – 318 – 2596 for 24/7 help and to see if you qualify for Medicaid and CHIP.

Children’s free or low-cost health insuranceCall (877) – 543 – 7669 to learn more about Medicaid and CHIP and see if you qualify.

Get help with food  – Find free healthy food and helpful programs near you.

Grocery and food help with SNAP – Get more help with stretching your food budget and buying healthy food.

Baby food and nutrition help for parents Call 800 – 311 – 2229 to find a local WIC office for counseling, classes, breastfeeding help and baby food.

Get tested for STDs and HIV – Find free, fast, and confidential testing near you.

HIV health care – Even if you don’t have insurance, you can get help at a health center near you.

HIV/AIDS answersCall (800) – 448 – 0440 for information about prevention, treatment and research.

Safety of medication and more while pregnant or breastfeeding – Call (866) – 626 – 6847 or text (855) – 999 – 3525 for more information.

Healthy food and exercise tips for moms – Learn more about eating right and staying fit while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Healthy food and exercise tips for everyone  – Learn about how you can help you and your whole family eat right and stay fit.

Diapers for baby – Find a diaper bank and get free diapers in your area.

Crib for baby – Learn about safe sleep and get free crib for baby in your area.

Breastfeeding answers and helpCall (800) – 994 – 9662 for answers to your questions and help with your breastfeeding situation.

Breastfeeding help worldwide Call (877) – 452 – 5324 for breastfeeding help near you.

Child careCall (800) – 424 – 2246 to find out about the ins and outs of child care in your area.

Housing, food, and health help – Find shelters, free food, and free or low-cost health care near you.

Housing, food, job, health, and emergency helpCall 2-1-1 for caring help and services for you and your family.

Pregnant at work helpCall (800) – 526 – 7234 for information about how your boss can work with you while you’re pregnant at work.

Moms and dads at work – Know your rights at work that can help you and your family.

Vaccinations – Call (800) – 232 – 4636 for information and help with vaccines and immunization schedules.

Product safetyCall (800) – 638 – 2772 for information on unsafe and safe products for you and your family.

Just had a baby and feel like it’s all too much? – Call (800) – 944 – 4773 for caring support and help with depression, sadness and worry.

Elderly care support – Call (800) – 677 – 1116 for help finding nearby services, programs and resources for older adults and their families.

Violence at home – Call (800) – 799 – 7233 for 24/7 caring support and help dealing with your partner (boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, or wife).

Problem gamblingCall or send a text to (800) – 522 – 4700 for 24/7 caring help with gambling addiction.

Veterans in crisisCall (800) – 273 – 8255, press 1 for help anywhere in the U.S. for veterans, their family and friends.

Mental health answersCall (866) – 615 – 6464 for more mental health information.

Mental health careCall (800) – 662 – 4357 for 24/7 help finding professional treatment near you.

Help with smoking Call (800) – 784 – 8669 to get help with quitting smoking.

Help with drugs and alcoholCall (800) – 662 – 4357 for 24/7 help finding professional treatment near you.

Help dealing with difficult emotions – Call (800) – 273 – 8255 for 24/7 caring help with feelings of hopelessness and giving up.

Online crisis chat – Chat 24/7 with someone when you need a safe place to talk when going through a hard time or a lot of pain.

Online health chat – Chat 24/7 with other people online who may be going through the same health situation.

Online support for dealing with difficult emotions – Including live chat, Skype, forums, videos, texting, email, social media and phone apps.


 

Food, Exercise and Outdoor Activities

Healthy food and exercise tips for everyone  – Learn more about eating right and staying fit.

SuperTracker – A great free online tool to get help putting together a healthy food and exercise plan

Health and fitness meetups – Meet with other people near you to trade tips and stay motivated.

Get help with food  – Find free healthy food and helpful programs near you.

Grocery and food help with SNAP – Get more help with stretching your food budget and buying healthy food.

Healthy food and exercise tips for moms – Learn more about eating right and staying fit while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Baby food and nutrition help for parents Call 800 – 311 – 2229 to find a local WIC office for counseling, classes, breastfeeding help and baby food.

Healthy food and exercise tips for older adultsLearn more about eating right and staying fit.

Public outdoor activities – Check out national parks, forests, monuments, historical sites and other public lands near you.

Volunteer Match – Find a volunteer opportunity you can get excited about in your community.

Senior Corps – Find a volunteer opportunity you can get excited about in your community.


 

More Health Information 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (CDC) – Learn more about health for LGBT of all ages.

Women’s Health (CDC) – Learn more about health for women of all ages.

Women’s Health (OWH) – Learn more about health for women of all ages.

Childbirth Connection – Learn more about pregnancy and childbirth.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) – Learn more about women’s health, safe sex, birth control and pregnancy.

American College of Nurse-Midwives – Learn more about midwives.

DONA International – Learn more about doulas.

Healthy Children – Learn more about children’s health.

Men’s Health (CDC) – Learn more about health for men of all ages.

Men’s Health (OWH) – Learn more about health for men of all ages.

Men’s Health (MedlinePlus) – Learn more about health for men of all ages.

Senior Health (NIH) – Health and wellness information for older adults

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Learn more about how you can protect you and your family from infections and diseases.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Find more information about safe drugs, treatments, staying safe and healthy.

National Institutes of Health – Find more health information and news for everyone.

World Health Organization – Learn more about international health issues, plans and progress.

 

Note: Always see your doctor or health care provider for professional medical advice. The information on this Web site and any links are for your information only and does not take the place of, or is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment from your doctor.

If you don’t have a doctor or health insurance, you can get help at your nearest health center.

Page last reviewed: January 28, 2017
Page last updated: June 5, 2017