Parent Stress Line

1-800-632-8188

 
Stressed Woman

Confidential
and Anonymous

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Parents or guardians with problems relating to their children do not hesitate to call us. Trained volunteer counselors offer a way to relieve stress in an environment which is non-judgmental along with being sympathetic. We offer support to anyone seeking it no matter how big or small. We offer a translation service so if you, or someone you know, needs a translator please don't hesitate to call us!

"You're the first person who has really taken the time to talk with me." 

PSL Caller

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Parent Stress Line?

The Parent Stress Line is a toll-free, confidential helpline for parents who need to discuss issues related to their children.  Trained volunteer counselors answer the Parental Stress Line and offer support, empathy, encouragement, information, referrals, and crisis intervention. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.​

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Who can call the Parental Stress Line?

Any parent or caregiver raising children 18 and under may call the Parental Stress Line.

Who answers the Parental Stress Line?

Trained volunteer counselors who are both non judgmental and empathetic. 
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Is the Parental Stress Line bi-lingual?​

Yes, however, you will need to provide your telephone number so a translator can join the call.

Are conversations private?

Absolutely. You will never be asked to divulge personal information such as name and phone number unless there is an immediate threat of harm.