Cambridge HEART is now responding to non-emergency requests.
To request support from a HEART responder:
We currently only take non-emergency requests, and we commit to being in touch within one week. If you are in need of immediate support, below is a list of support hotlines that share similar values to HEART and that may be of assistance.
1 (800) 604-5841
“BlackLine® provides a space for peer support, counseling, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences to folks who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. Call BlackLine® prioritizes BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color). By us for us.”
More information here: https://www.callblackline.com/
Our peer support line is answered by a trained peer supporter who has their own first-hand experience with psychiatric diagnosis, trauma, addiction, and/or other interrupting challenges. This line does not collect personal information, perform assessment, or call crisis or the police. By phone every day: 7pm to 9pm Monday through Thursday; 7pm-10pm Friday through Sunday.
More information here: https://wildfloweralliance.org/peer-support-line/
“Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Our operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call us. We will do our best to support you and provide you with resources.”
More information here: https://www.translifeline.org/hotline
The Network/La Red Hotline:
617-742-4911 (voice) • 800-832-1901 (Toll-Free)
“The Network/La Red’s 24-hour hotline provides confidential emotional support, information, referrals, safety planning, and crisis intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and/or transgender (LGBQ/T) folks, as well as folks in SM/kink and polyamorous communities who are being abused or have been abused by a partner. We also offer information and support to friends, family, or co-workers on the issue of domestic violence in LGBQ/T communities. All hotline staff are trained in domestic violence, peer counseling, crisis intervention, and safety planning. You don’t have to leave or want to leave your relationship to get support.”
More information here: http://tnlr.org/en/24-hour-hotline/