Anti-Violence and Crisis Resources


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

Also reach out to organizations that deal specifically with problems of violence, such as:


The New York City-based AVP ( 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.

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Projects (NCAVP) ( or 212-714-1184 or is a coalition of 20 community-based LGBTQH anti-violence organizations.



1-800-suicide This round-the-clock hotline serves the general population.

Trans Lifeline (1-877-565-8860 and is a nonprofit hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people currently experiencing a crisis.

The Trevor Project (866-488-7386 and provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.