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Get Involved

Join TeenLine in de-stigmatizing and normalizing mental health through our hotline, outreach programs, support, and resources for youth, families, and schools.


Your generous gift directly supports our programs and allows Teen Line to provide support to more teens.


Become a Teen Listener or an Adult Resource Associate on our hotline. Learn more about the requirements and benefits here!

Partner With Us

We partner with schools and other organizations to provide support, resources, & hope to youth.


Suicidal thoughts, abuse, depression, and isolation are some of the issues teens deal with everyday, but they don’t have to go through these things alone.


Donate to Teen Line to support our crisis hotline, outreach services, and suicide prevention program.


Help us make a change. Support Teen Line by donating today.

By Mail

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services - c/o Development

4760 S. Sepulveda Blvd

Culver City, CA 90230

v*If you would like to designate your donation to Teen Line, please notate this on your check.

*Please make all checks payable to: Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services.

Looking for additional ways to donate?  Learn More here >>


Teen Volunteers

Teen Listeners are the heart of Teen Line. Teen Line's staff carefully screen and select volunteers to support our crisis hotline and receive outreach training. Volunteers respond to calls, emails, and texts every evening from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST. 

Teen Line holds three training sessions per year: Fall, Spring, and Summer. To be notified once future applications are available, sign up for our mailing list by submitting your email address here.

If you are an adult mental health associate looking for volunteer opportunities, please send your resume to Cheryl Eskin at


Why volunteer with Teen Line:

  • Receive a 65 hour training program to gain invaluable knowledge on specialized listening and communication techniques.

  • Receive training on topics including crisis intervention, suicide prevention, diversity, sexuality and gender identity, child abuse, and self-destructive behaviors.

  • Support other teens by clarifying their concerns, discussing the options available, and providing community resources.

  • Volunteers are unpaid, although you may receive community service credit at school.

  • Create lasting friendships with your fellow Teen Line Listeners

  • Make a difference, in some cases, a life-saving one.


If you have any additional questions feel free to email Shamen at


  • Be at least 14 years old and in or entering 9th, 10th, or 11th grade*

  • Live in or near Los Angeles, California

  • Complete the online application form

  • Attend the training session, interview, and orientation, with no absences permitted. 

  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

  • If accepted, all volunteers are required to get an annual health clearance including TB blood test and flu shot. Volunteers must provide proof of various childhood immunizations (see our FAQ sheet for more info).

  • Be able to commit to volunteering in person for at least two evening shifts per month.


Please view our Frequently Asked Questions sheet for further information.

*Fall of 9th grade is the first eligible training period and Fall of 11th grade is the last eligible training period.

Partner With Us

We partner with foundations, corporations, schools, and other nonprofit organizations who share our mission of providing support, resources, and hope to young people. There are many ways we can work together. 

We are always looking for creative ways to create partnerships. Email us for more information.  

Partner With Us
Book us for outreach presentations

We are restructuring our outreach program and will not be providing individual presentations to schools or youth organizations at this time. Check out our  Schools page for more information. 

Bring our Trainings to your school

Teen Line offers several trainings for parents and educators. Learn more about the trainings we offer and how we can tailor them to your group needs.

Become and sponsor of our work

If you are a corporation interested in partnering with us, email us to learn more about our corporate sponsor benefits and how we can work together.

Share our events & resources

Help us spread the word about our work. Register for our newsletter, follow us on social media, and share our events and happenings with your network.

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