Do You Need Support?

LGBTQIA Support Hotline

(Rape & Incest abuse National Network)
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Alcoholism & Abuse Information Hotline

Crisis Call Center

YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline

Mental Health America

You can also call the United Way Hotline 211 and ask for the number you need.

If you are in need of shelter, the links below will connect you to local homeless shelters around Hamilton County.

513-381-SAFE (7233)

This is the Central Access Point (CAP) a centralized intake system for families and individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless. Intake Specialists screen callers based on their immediacy of need and make appropriate referrals into a partner agency’s program. Be prepared for a wait time. Unfortunately, due to the high need, Greater Cincinnati shelters are frequently full. CAP accepts call from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday and 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.

For a list of all local homeless shelters available through CAPline, visit:

formerly Drop Inn Center

You do not need to go through CAPline in order to contact. Available 24/7.

City Gospel Mission

You do not need to go through CAPline in order to contact. Available 24/7.

For a complete list of local homeless shelters, visit:

In order to be the best partner you can be, you have to take care of your own health and wellbeing: both physical and psychological.

If you ever need any support health-wise, mental or physical, call the hotlines above. They are there for you if you need any kind of support.

Know the difference between sex and rape. Click here to find out age of consent laws and what constitues sex versus rape, etc.

Is my relationship healthy?

If you have any doubts regarding your relationship, the worst thing you can do is keep it to yourself. If you think you have been or are being abused in any way but aren’t sure, (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) and both offer information about all of the different kinds of assault. This includes frequently asked questions (Have I been assaulted? What are the different types of assault? How do I go to the police?)

Remember that even if you’re in a relationship with someone, you still need to consent to sexual activity with them. If you believe that you have been sexually assaulted, visit our page Emergencies to find out what steps you need to take.

Test your knowledge of substance abuse and if you can recognize the signs.

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