Free Telephone Counseling Hotlines in South Korea

National Suicide & Crisis Lines


Domestic & Sexual Violence

  • Korean Women's Hotline

    Hotline:82-2-3156-5400SMS: 070-4115-21618-4, Jinheung-ro 16-gil, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, 03369, Republic of KOREA
  • Emergency Support Center for Migrant Women

    Hotline:1577-1366This center offers counseling also on a variety of legal issues such as residence, work permits, etc. as well as providing support to women who are victims of sexual/domestic violence and harassment.
  • Emergency Call Line (Hotline) for Women

    Hotline:1577-1366(English) Operating Hours: 9p.m. - 9a.m.

    Hotline:02-338-5801~2(available in English, Chinese, Vietnamese) Operating hours: 10a.m. – 5p.m.
  • Korea Legal Aid Corporation

    Hotline: 02-3482-0132(may not have English speaker available) KLAC offers free legal advice concerning civil, family, Sexual Harassment.
  • Gender Inequality Centers at Universities

    Hotline:031-219-1745(may not have English speaker available) Ajou University Sexual Violence Counseling Center
  • Hanyang University Gender Inequality Center

    Hotline:02-2220-14441783(may not have English speaker available)
  • Kookmin University Sexual Violence Counseling Center

    Hotline:02-910-4231~2(may not have English speaker available)
  • Seoul National University Center for Sexual Assault Prevention

    Hotline:02-880-5073(may not have English speaker available)

Aids / Sexual Health

  • KHAP ( Korea HIV/AIDS Prevention & Support Center )

    Hotline Seoul:02-927-4323Ansan:031-495-0560HIV centers also serving foreigners in Korea. They offer counseling by phone in English or Korean Mon-Fri 10am-6pm. They also offer free anonymous testing every Sun from 10am-5pm. You must call first and make a reservation for the free test.
  • AIDS counseling


Online Counseling

  • You can get affordable online counseling with a licensed therapist through BetterHelp (a sponsor). Counseling is available from your computer, phone or tablet. Financial aid is available.