Find Help

Check out the links listed below to find local and national resources.

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Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

crisiscenter.com

Call 211 where support is available 24/7

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay provided free, confidential crisis intervention, along with information and referrals to a Crisis Center service or to over 3,000 other community resources. Visit www.211atyourfingertips.org for resources in your community.

SEXUAL HEALTH

Teen Connect Tampa Bay

www.teenconnecttampabay.org 

Teen Connect Tampa Bay aims to improve teen access to health services and community resources through a centralized online resource directory, referral database, and personalized navigation services.

CDC Get Tested

gettested.cdc.gov 

Find free, fast, and confidential HIV and STD testing, condoms, and PrEP near you.

sEXUAL ASSAULT

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay: Sexual Assault Services

crisiscenter.com/what-we-do/sexual-assault-services/

Call 211 or 813-264-9961

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay’s Sexual Assault Services is the certified rape crisis center for Hillsborough County. They provide support and assistance to survivors of any unwanted sexual contact including crimes such as rape, incest, sexual harassment and sexual assault. Whether the assault took place 24 hours ago or 20 years ago, help is available.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

hotline.rainn.org/online

800-656-HOPE (4673)

Chat online or call to get connected with a trained staff member from your local sexual assault service provider. Whether you’re looking for support, information, advice, or a referral, trained support specialists are ready to help.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Spring of Tampa Bay

thespring.org

24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 813-247-7233

The Spring provides comprehensive services to enhance the safety to victims and survivors of domestic violence in Hillsborough County, and support them as they rebuild their lives. Services include shelter, legal representation, support groups, and education.

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

loveisrespect.org

1-866-331-9474

Text “love is” to 22522

Trained peer advocates are available 24/7/365 to offer education, support and advocacy to teens and young adults, as well as their concerned friends and family members who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

thehotline.org

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Highly trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the United States who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

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PFLAG Riverview

pflag.org/chapter/pflag-riverview

PFLAG provides support, advocacy, and education for families, allies, and LGBTQ individuals.

PFLAG Tampa 

pflagtampa.org

PFLAG provides support, advocacy, and education for families, allies, and LGBTQ individuals.

The Trevor Project

thetrevorproject.org

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning young people under 25. Call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 to speak to a trained counselor 24/7 if you are in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe place to talk. TrevorChat is a free, confidential and secure instant messaging service that provides live help to LGBTQ youth. Or text START to 678678 to speak to a TrevorText trained specialist.

Metro Inclusive Health 

metrotampabay.org

727-321-3854

Metro Inclusive Health provides medical services, counseling services, support groups, and social events for LGBTQ youth and young adults in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.

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