Thanks to our friends at Northwest Neighbors Village for helping compile a list of resources for anyone who might be feeling a heightened sense of anxiety, depression, or general low mood during this Pandemic or for any other reason.


Village Connections - CHV's own 1:1 volunteer support program. For members who would like a friendly daily or weekly call, contact to be matched with a specially trained neighbor volunteer.

SAMSHA - Offers a Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, which is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disasters. Calls are confidential and offered in multiple languages.

SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline - Call 877-360-5428. The SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in English and Spanish, with translation in 180 languages. The LGBT Elder Hotline is for LGBT older adult or caregivers of an LGBT older adult.

DC's Community Response Team - Provides 24-hour telephone access to a mental health clinician and 24-hour suicide prevention lifeline. Call 1-888-793-4357.

Friendship Line - Offered through the Institute on Aging, 1-800-971-0016, is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. The Friendship Line is available 24 hours a day.

Daily Automated Calls from IAmFine - For those that may live alone or be concerned that no one would know if they were in trouble in some way, during this national emergency, a company is offering an automated call service for free. Just go to Anyone can join this and the service will call the subscriber every day at the same time. If someone does not answer after a certain number of calls, then an emergency contact is notified.


All resources listed below provide virtual/remote options.