General Resources

California Youth Crisis Line

Operates 24/7 as the statewide emergency response system for youth in crisis. Responds with crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to local service providers. Can call, text, or chat online with a crisis counselor.

Call: 1-800-843-5200

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Central Valley Against Human Trafficking

Provides trauma response services and comprehensive case management to all victims and survivors of human trafficking as well as awareness, training, technical assistance, and advocacy about human trafficking and trafficking-related issues.

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888

Text HELP to 233733

Call local: 559-263-1379


Crisis Text Line

Free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained crisis counselor, who will use effective active listening techniques and suggested referrals to help those in crisis. The goal of any interaction is to make sure you are in a calm, safe place - whether that means providing referrals to further help or just listening.

Text HELP to 741741

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Fresno Barrios Unidos

Community organization offering programs and services for teens through leadership programs, mentorships, health awareness, and individual and community development programs. 

Call: 559-453-9662

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National Runaway Safeline

The go-to resource for America's runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth. The NRS aims to connect local providers and resources to family and youth to prevent youth homelessness and to address needs before a crisis escalates.

National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-RUNAWAY / 1-800-786-2929

Text: 66008



Teen Line

Help for teens by teens. Teen Line's mission is to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before a problem escalates to a crisis. Call, chat, email, or use the message boards from 6-10pm PST.

Call: 310-855-4673

Text TEEN to 839863

Online message board: