Self Help Clearinghouse
Children's Defense Fund
Advocacy for children who cannot speak for themselves. Emphasis on low income and disabled children. Develops prevention programs to help children. Training seminars to develop Confident Kids Support Groups.
Boy's Town National Hotline
Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals for boys and girls. Free and confidential. Short-term crisis intervention. Works with children and families.
The Trevor Project
Confidential, non-judgmental helpline for youth. Website has a chatroom with live help (Fri., 4pm-12am EST), and a 'Dear Trevor' section where youth can ask questions concerning sexual orientation or gender identity issues which will be answered. Social network for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth 13-24, their families and friends. Also provides information for homeless youth.
Nationwide crisis/suicide hotline. Referrals for youth or parents regarding drugs, domestic violence, homelessness, runaways, etc. Message relays and reports of abuse. Helps parents with problems with their kids. If all counselors are busy, stay on line and one will be with you as soon as possible. Sponsored by Nine Line/Covenant House.