The following resources can help providers and others find services in their community.
Finding Health Insurance
Health Insurance Options - Learn about health insurance options for individuals, families and small businesses and click on "Get Coverage." Special enrollment options may be available to qualified individuals.
Health Coverage through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - Learn about health insurance programs in your state for children and teens. You can also call 1-877-Kids-Now (1-877-543-7669). You can sign up for Medicaid or CHIP at any time.
Free or Low-cost Medical and Dental Care - Use the Find-a-Health-Center Tool to locate a community health center by ZIP Code.
HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Testing - Locate a clinic near you that offers low cost testing and prevention counseling for HIV and other STDs and vaccines. You can also call 1-800-CDC-INFO.
HIV Services and Testing Sites - Identify local HIV testing services, housing assistance, health centers, Ryan White HIV care, mental health services, substance abuse services, and family planning services.
Family Planning Services - Enter your ZIP Code in the "Find a Family Planning Clinic" box to locate family planning clinics near you. These clinics are funded by the HHS Office of Population Affairs.
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Providers - Seasonal flu vaccinations are recommended for everyone six months of age and older. Enter your ZIP Code for locations near you.
Poison Help - When accidents happen with chemicals, medicine, or household items, call the National Capital Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 to get help right away from a local poison expert. If someone is unconscious or has trouble breathing, call 911. Text "POISON" to 797979 to save the contact info for poison control in your phone.
Indian Health Service Facility Locator - To locate an Indian Health Service, Tribal or Urban Indian Health Program facility (including hospitals, health centers, dental clinics, and behavioral health facilities), enter your location or zoom in on the map.
Mental Health Services - Find behavioral health facilities in the US and its territories. Search by ZIP Code to locate substance use services, including for unhealthy alcohol and drug use, and mental health treatment centers.
Suicide Lifeline - If someone you know is suicidal or in serious emotional distress, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If medical help is needed immediately, call 911. Use the chat webpage to connect to a crisis counselor.
YouMatter - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline site for young adults seeking online support.
Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities - Search by state and ZIP Code to find licensed public or private facilities and treatment programs.
Substance Abuse Treatment Helpline - Call 1-800-662-HELP for confidential, free service and referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org - Information for parents about drug and alcohol abuse. If you are concerned about your child, call 1-855-378-4373 send a text message to 55753 for personalized help from a Helpline Specialist.
Quit Smoking Help - Talk with a tobacco cessation specialist, sign up for smoke-free texts, and find other resources by calling 1-800-QUIT NOW.
- English or Spanish chat webpages: Instant messaging services to get immediate information and answers about quitting smoking from a National Cancer Institute LiveHelp information specialist.
- SmokefreeTXT for Teens - Text message program for young adults who want to be smokefree.
- DipfreeTXT - Text messaging program for young adults who are ready to quit dip.
- quitSTART app - Free smartphone app that helps young adults quit smoking with tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges.
SmokeFreeTxt (HHS, National Cancer Institute) - Free mobile service for adolescents and young adults to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers stop smoking for good.
BeTobaccoFree.gov (HHS) - Comprehensive “one-stop shop” with tobacco information and methods to help people quit smoking.
Report Child Abuse - Find state toll-free numbers for agencies that receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.
Dating Violence - Get advice about dating violence and how to prevent it using the live chat feature, a service funded by the Department of Justice. Text ""LOVEIS"" TO 22522 to connect to a trained peer advocate for education, support and advocacy on dating relationships.
Domestic Violence and Rape Assistance Locator - The U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women provides an interactive map that lists resources for rape and domestic violence prevention and assistance by state.
Runaway and Homeless Youth - The National Runaway Switchboard is the federally- designated communication system for runaway and homeless youth. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY or text 66008 24 hours a day.
Homelessness Resource Center - Find local homelessness resources available near you.
Head Start Locator - Use this locator to find a Head Start or Early Head Start center near you. The searchable directory provides locations, addresses, and driving directions for Head Start programs, centers, and grantees.
Disability Information and Services - Find organizations in your community that can help you apply for disability benefits, find a job, get health care, or pay for accessible housing
Health Topics - Locate information for consumers on 1,600 health topics.
Health Information Telephone Lines - National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides telephone information lines to help you find information on a number of diverse health topics such as cancer treatment options, rare diseases, or child health.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - To apply for TANF assistance, please contact your State TANF agency.
Summer Meals for Children - Find locations near you that serve meals to children during the summer months by calling the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-HUNGER (for information in English) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for information in Spanish). Text “97779” to the National Hunger Hotline (1-866-3-HUNGRY) with a question that may contain a keyword such as “food,” “summer,” “meals,” to receive an automated response to resources located near an address and/or zip code. You may also text “Summer Meals” to 97779 to find a site near you. For information in Spanish, text “Verano” to 97779.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Learn where and how to apply for SNAP. Most of the telephone numbers listed are toll-free; some accept collect calls. Find local retail stores that welcome SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) customers.
Content last reviewed on October 25, 2019