Help and Resources 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.

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

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

Dealing with family, friends, school, work and life – Call (800) – 448 – 3000 for 24/7 caring counseling support and help dealing with issues and solving problems if you are a teen, parent or guardian of a teen.

Homeless? – Get nearby local help with emergency housing, shelters, food and health care.

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

Low or no cost health insurance Call (800) – 318 – 2596 for 24/7 help and to see if you qualify for Medicaid and CHIP.

Food and help with groceries – Find healthy food, services and programs near you.

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

Free condoms – Find free condoms near you.

Birth control guide for men and women – Call (888) – 321 – 0383 for free birth control information.

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

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

Child care resource guide – 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.

HIV and AIDS health care – Find HIV and AIDS medical providers near you.

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

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).

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

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

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

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.

Relationship abuse help – 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 chat and help with difficult emotions – 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 crisis and suicide help – Support including live chat, forums, videos, Skype, email and social media.


 

Birth Control and Abortion

Free condoms – Find free condoms near you.

Birth control guide for men and women – 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.

Dealing with family, friends, school, work and life – Call (800) – 448 – 3000 for 24/7 caring counseling support and help dealing with issues and solving problems if you are a teen, parent or guardian of a teen.

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.

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

Low or no cost health insurance Call (800) – 318 – 2596 for 24/7 help and to see if you qualify for Medicaid and CHIP.


 

Pregnancy and Parenthood

Healthy baby and pregnancyText 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.

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.

Dealing with family, friends, school, work and life – Call (800) – 448 – 3000 for 24/7 caring counseling support and help dealing with issues and solving problems if you are a teen, parent or guardian of a teen.

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

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

Health, housing, food, job, crisis and emergency helpCall 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.

Low cost or no cost health insurance Call (800) – 318 – 2596 for 24/7 help and to see if you qualify for Medicaid and CHIP.

Food and help with groceries  – Find healthy food, services and programs near you.

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 and AIDS health care – Find an HIV and AIDS medical provider near you.

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

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.

Homeless? – Get nearby local help with emergency housing, shelters, food and health care.

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.

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

Relationship abuse help – 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 care and helpCall (800) – 662 – 4357 for 24/7 help finding professional treatment near you.

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

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 chat and help with difficult emotions – 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 crisis and suicide help – Support including live chat, forums, videos, Skype, email and social media.


 

Food, Fitness and Outdoor Activities

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

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

Food and help with groceries  – Find healthy food, services and programs near you.

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

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.


 

More Health Information 

Birth Control Guide for Men and Women – Learn about all of your options and where to get it.

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.

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

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

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

Healthy Children – Learn more about children’s health.

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

Healthy Pregnancy and Baby – Get important health information on your phone about keeping you and your baby healthy.

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

Childbirth Connection – Learn more about planning pregnancy, maternity care  and childbirth.

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

DONA International – Learn more about doulas.

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: July 17, 2017
Page last updated: July 19, 2017