Please remember that even if you follow all safety tips and guidelines, no method of risk reduction is perfect. If you have a negative experience, know that it is not your fault and help is available. You can report any incidents to us. Information on our reporting feature can be found here.
The resources below are available for further support. If you feel you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance, call 911 (U.S. or Canada) or your local law enforcement agency.
LGBT National Help Center
1-888-843-4564 | https://www.lgbthotline.org/ | “Provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.”
1n6 Male Survivor Support
1-800-656-4673 | https://1in6.org/ | “The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives.”
The Trevor Project
1-866-488-7386 | https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ | “Crisis counselors are trained to answer calls, chats, or texts from LGBTQ young people who reach out on our free, confidential and secure 24/7 service when they are struggling with issues such as coming out, LGBTQ identity, depression, and suicide.”
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
988 | https://988lifeline.org/ | “The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.”
RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | online.rainn.org | https://www.rainn.org/ | (RAINN also offers a referral service for local service providers and online chat; also available in Spanish: rainn.org/es)
VictimConnect - Crime Victim Resource Center
1-855-4VICTIM (855-484-2846) | https://victimconnect.org/ | Information and resources for victims of crime nationwide
1-877-565-8860 (US) or 1-877-330-6366 (CA) | https://translifeline.org/ | “Trans Lifeline connects trans people to the community support and resources we need to survive and thrive.”
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 | https://www.thehotline.org/ | “24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence”
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
1-877-739-3895 | https://www.nsvrc.org/ | “The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is the leading nonprofit in providing information and tools to prevent and respond to sexual violence”
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678) | https://report.cybertip.org/ | “NCMEC’s CyberTipline is the nation’s centralized reporting system for the online exploitation of children.”
Cyber Civil Rights Initiative
1-844-878-2274 | https://cybercivilrights.org/ | “CCRI’s Mission is to combat online abuses that threaten civil rights and civil liberties.”
National Human Trafficking Hotline
1-888-373-7888 or text 233733 | https://humantraffickinghotline.org/en | “The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe.”
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center
https://www.ic3.gov/ | Centralized location to file a complaint with the IC# if you believe you or someone you know has been the victim of an internet crime.
https://ilga.org/maps-sexual-orientation-laws | Provides information regarding international sexual orientation laws
Find a Helpline
https://findahelpline.com/i/iasp | Vetted mental health helplines in over 140 countries.
Match Group International Resources
https://mtch.com/safety-details-international | Provides additional resources in many of the countries where we operate.