Anti-Violence and Crisis Resources
HATE CRIMES & POLICE MISCONDUCT
If you have faced or witnessed anti-transgender violence, there is help! Call the police. Contact Lambda Legal’s Help Desk toll-free at 866-542-8336 or go to www.lambdalegal.org/help.
Also reach out to organizations that deal specifically with problems of violence, such as:
ANTI-VIOLENCE PROJECT (AVP)
The New York City-based AVP (www.avp.org or 212-714-1141) works to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
1-800-suicide This round-the-clock hotline serves the general population.
Trans Lifeline (1-877-565-8860 and translifeline.org) is a nonprofit hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people currently experiencing a crisis.
The Trevor Project (866-488-7386 and www.thetrevorproject.org) provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.