(formerly The Actors Fund) serves all entertainment industry professionals—and not just actors—in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio, and dance, through programs that address our community’s unique and essential needs. Our free and confidential social service programs are available nationally and address a wide array of challenges faced by people in performing arts and entertainment. With respect and understanding, our professional social workers offer counseling and support groups, education, emergency financial assistance, and practical help.
is a new reporting platform for sexual harassment.
Anyone who works under a SAG-AFTRA contract, or third-party bystanders, can safely, securely and discreetly report an incident of sexual harassment that they personally experienced or witnessed. Once users file a report of sexual harassment using the portal or app, their report will be handled by SAG-AFTRA’s Equity & Inclusion team, who are trained in trauma awareness. They will work with the user to determine the best course of action and provide additional resources. Users can opt to report an incident anonymously if they prefer.
offers resources, education, and content to support safety and equity in entertainment workplaces.
an actionable, community sourced, no-frills compilation of resources and information. Find everything from therapeutic services to storytelling techniques that address mental health through an accessible and inclusive approach.
offers an extensive directory of therapist, with search options based on location, insurance, and specialty among other categories.
is a non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office mental health care—between $30-$60 for individuals, and $30-$80 for couples and families.
offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist by centering the needs of BIPOC and the LGBTQIA2S+ community. They honor the full neurodiversity spectrum and advocate for mental health care accessibility for people with disabilities/ disabled people.
offers programming, advocacy, and education as well as a directory for finding mental health services that suit your needs.
A nonprofit organization founded in 2018 by Taraji P. Henson to eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community. BLHF resources including a directory of mental health providers and other services, free support groups for teens and young adults, and financial support for free therapy for adults facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic (financial support is not available at this time, but will be offered at some point in 2021).
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
An actionable, community sourced, no-frills compilation of resources and information. Find everything from therapeutic services to storytelling techniques that address mental health through an accessible and inclusive approach.
Services for survivors of sexual and domestic violence in the Los Angeles area in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language. Offering a 24-hour hotline, case management, individual counseling, legal services, and SART accompaniment. Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) help survivors through the maze of community services available to them, and use the experiences of survivors to improve those services.
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization offering support to survivors 24/7. Call 1.800.656.HOPE
Provides comprehensive, free services for sexual assault victims 24 hours a day, including specialized emergency medical care, forensic/evidentiary examinations, counseling, advocacy, and information about rights and options to help victims make informed choices and decisions. Services are provided in a dedicated, private clinic located within Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center. The RTC also provides longer-term therapy for victims and other support services.
Call the RTC at (424) 259-7208.
Free 24/7 support at your fingertips. Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-8255
Provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.
Call 1.800.799.SAFE for support 24/7.
Provides trans peer support for the trans community that’s been divested from police since day one. Run by and for trans people. Call (877) 565-8860 for 24/7 support.
Fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. WIF’s Hire Her Back fund, available to WIF members and those whose membership has recently expires, is administered by The Actor’s Fund.
A grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis—for the trans community, by the trans community.
A referral helpline where crime victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately, including access to state compensation programs to help pay some of the out-of-pocket expenses for victims of crime.
In addition to providing a private way to document incidents of sexual harassment and assault that bears a timestamp from your email provider, so that you can confidently choose when you’re ready to report to authorities and/or employers, VIA provides free legal consultation in partnership with the National Crime Victims Bar Association. Get in touch to learn more here.
Connects workers in any industry who have faced sexual harassment to attorneys. In certain cases of workplace sexual harassment, The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund can help pay for legal fees and media assistance. Learn more here.
A national, nonprofit legal advocacy organization. Our free and confidential legal helpline can help you understand your workplace rights around caring for yourself and your family members. 1-833-NEED-ABB or 1-833-633-3222
A nonprofit legal services organization that has been assisting low-income, working families for more than 100 years.
Has been suspended, but visit their website for quick and helpful answers on common questions regarding filing a complaint with the EEOC, sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and information regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).