Free Telephone Counseling Hotlines- Nigeria

If you or someone you know is suicidal, please call the numbers below. If someone is in IMMEDIATE danger, please call your local emergency service line e.g. 911 in the US.




Suicide / Crisis Hotlines



Nigerian Suicide Prevention Initiative
Hotines: + 234 806 210 6493
+ 234 809 210 6493

Lagos suicide hotlines, by the Lagos State Government
Hotline: 08058820777 and 09030000741

LUTH Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SURPIN)
Hotline: 09080217555, 09034400009, 08111909909 and 07013811143


AIDS and HIV



Youth Empowerment Foundation (YEF)
Hotline: 0802 719 2780


Domestic Violence / Sexual Violence



Project Alert on Violence Against Women
Lagos Office
17/21 Akinsanya Street off Isheri Road,
Ojodu-Berger, Lagos.
Telephone: 234-1-8209387; 08052004698; 08180091072

Abuja Office
26 Bamenda Street, Off Abidjan Street, Wuse Zone 3
Telephone: 234-1-8708618

Media Concern Initiative
15A Bolodeoku Crescent, Dideolu Estate
By Sweet Sensation, Ijaiye Road,
Ogba -Lagos
Tel: 01-8944915, 08058208164

Mirabel Centre
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Department of Family Medicine
Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja-Lagos
Tel: 08056268573

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs
Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa-Ikeja
Child Abuse Help Lines: 08085753932, 08102678442

Women Empowerment and Legal Aid
25, Adekunle Fajuyi Way,
GRA Ikeja, Lagos.
Hotlines: 08021063232, 08120799122, 08058143602

Domestic And Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Lagos State.
Hotlines: 112 , 08056268573 , 07080601080 , 08085754226 , 07032165181, 08137960048.

Where to report: Police Stations with Special Family Units

Adeniji Adele
Telephone: 0810-498-2245

Isokoko
Telephone: 08081774694

Ilupeju
Telehone: 08033137432

Panti
Telephone: 0807-440-8863

Office of the Public Defender
Telephone: 0708-0601-080

Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation
Telephone: 0808-575-4226

Ministry of Justice
Telephone: 0703-837-9705

Helplines for child abuse
Phone: 08085753932, 08102678442

Helplines Domestic violence
Phone: 08057542266, 08102678443