Emergency Help

The Frederick Center does not provide emergency services.  We can suggest you contact one of the following other organizations equipped to provide immediate help.  We are not affiliated with these organizations, we are providing these links as a community service.

LGBTQ Specific
GLBT National Help Center
GLBT National Youth Talk Line
GLBT National Online Peer-Support Chat

Other Hotlines
Alcohol Hotline  Helpline for drug and alcohol abusers
800-252-6465
Child Help USA
 Crisis counseling for abused youth and for abused parents.  Referrals.
800-422-4453
Covenant House Nineline
 Crisis hotline which provides crisis intervention, referral and info to the homeless, runaways, troubled teens and families.  24 Hour.
800-999-9999
Crisis Text Line
 24/7 text, trained counselors, free (data rates may, but not usually, apply)
 Text 741741
Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
 Crisis intervention, support, and referrals serving the western MD region.
800-422-0009
Frederick County Hotline
 Crisis intervention support, info and referrals for all types of issues and situations to anyone in need.
301-662-2255
National AIDS Spanish Hotline
 AIDS and HIV in Spanish language
800-344-7432
Natl Center for Missing & Exploited Children
 Clearinghouse for info
 800-843-5678
Natl Suicide Prevention Lifeline
 Network of local crisis centers
 800-273-8255
Operation Runaway
 Hotline & 24 hour crisis walk-in center.  Free crisis counseling/evaluation offered.
 800-204-8600
Parent Information/Stress Line
 Telephone support line for parents
 301-662-2255
Rape Crisis Hotline
Crisis intervention for victims of rape, assault, or family violence; EMERGENCY SHELTER AVAILABLE
301-662-8800