Teen Resources in Times of Crisis
Whether you are in an abusive situation, dealing with a rape, pregnant, depressed, questioning your sexuality, wondering if you have contracted a sexually transmitted disease, or searching for a safe haven, there are community resources to help you. Click on the first link for a list of free telephone help lines. The second link will give you a list of organizations and services in the Bay Area that exist to serve you.
Free Telephone Help Lines
First Call For Help: 1-800-464-3575. Information and referrals for services within Napa & Solano Counties.
Abuse Line: 1-800-4-A-CHILD or 1-800-422-4453. For help if you or a friend is being physically or sexually abused.
AIDS Hotline: 1-800-FOR-AIDS or 1-800-367-2437. Daily until 9 p.m. Sunday until 6 p.m.
Emergency Contraception Hotline: 1-800-NOT2LATE
Pregnant, Battered Teens Line: 1-800-693-2247.
Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000. Crisis counseling and help finding local services and finding a shelter, HIV or pregnancy testing, et cetera. 24 hours a day.
Sexual Health: 1-800-942-1054. For help in finding a clinic that will provide low cost, confidential services, such as birth control, pregnancy testing, or HIV/STD testing.
Sexual Orientation: 1-800-246-7743. To talk confidentially about homosexuality, bisexuality, or gender identity. In Spanish or English.
STD Hotline: 1-800-227-8922. Help finding a free or low cost clinic or getting confidential information about sexually transmitted diseases. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Monday through Friday.
Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-843-5200. Call in a crisis or emergency if you need someone to talk to. Staff is especially trained to help you if you or someone you know is feeling suicidal.
Teen Health Care Information
If you are NOT a Kaiser member:
(These clinics will not see you if you are a Kaiser member.)
The following places provide two kinds of services which are free or based on your ability to pay: general medical services (for which you will need a parent/guardian to accompany you to your appointments if you are under 18) and confidential services (pregnancy testing, STD services, birth control, and abortion information). You do NOT need a parent/guardian to receive confidential services.
- Planned Parenthood 707-643-4545
- La Clinica Vallejo 707-556-8100
- Solano County Health Department 707-553-5509
Abuse: If you or a friend is being abused or neglected and needs shelter, call Child Protective Services 1-800-544-8696, twenty-four hours a day. If you are calling from West Contra Costa County you can also dial 510-374-3324 during business hours. Callers from Napa County should try 707-253-4261 during business hours.
Birth Control: See “sexual health” entry below.
Domestic Violence Program: 707-557-6600 or 707-425-3422
Drug and Alcohol Programs:
Employment Opportunities/Job Training:
Rape Counseling: For free sexual assault counseling services
Sexual Health: Planned Parenthood can help you with birth control, pregnancy testing, and HIV/STD testing. Call the local branch at 707-643-4545 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shelter for Pregnant/Battered Teens:
Support Services for Parenting Teens: