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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Crisis Line

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420

Distance: 27 Miles

(800) 273-8255


Service Details


Crisis lines provide immediate support to help ensure a person's safety and help them take the next steps toward resolving a problem.

Crisis intervention hotlines/helplines are available through telephone, email, chat, text or other communication methods.

Additional Information

This toll-free, confidential resource connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders.

* Veterans and their loved ones can call (800) 273-8255 and Press 1, send a text message to 838255 or chat online.
* Take a self-check quiz.
* Use their resource locator to discover the suicide prevention resources in your area, including VA medical centers and Suicide Prevention Coordinators.
* Visit the Military Crisis Line if you are Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard.
* For support for deaf and hard of hearing call 711 then (800) 273-8255.


  • Specialization
    • Veteran 

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention (800) 273-8255
Toll Free (800) 827-1000

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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