Disaster Distress Helpline
Disaster Distress Helpline
A hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone and SMS (text TalkWithUs to 66746 and for Spanish text Hablanos to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress related to natural or man-made disasters.
50 Broadway
19th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility: Open to everyone
Hours: Administrative: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (EST) ; the Disaster Distress Helpline is available 24/7/365.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 985-5990 Main
  • (800) 846-8517 TDD
Intake Procedure: Telephone, voice or text
Languages Spoken: Spanish/Multilingual
Service Contact: 800-985-5990
  • General Crisis Intervention Hotlines
  • Post Disaster Mental Health Services
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Disaster Distress Helpline
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