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California Youth Crisis Line

Crisis Line Phone Number

Who is this for and what does it support with?

This line is for youth ages 12-24 & families.

Call or text. The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis. Professionally trained staff and volunteer counselors respond to 20,000 calls annually with crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to service providers in the caller’s local community. We have access to more than 5,500 free or low-cost resources for youth and families across California.

Contact Information




California Coalition for Youth (chat available)

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