Resources

In the event of an emergency, please call 911 or contact your nearest Crisis Response Center.

OR go to your nearest hospital emergency room where personnel there can evaluate your need for hospitalization (inpatient) or partial hospitalization.

OR Call your county’s mobile crisis team – who will provide you with resources and who, if urgent, will come to you and also evaluate your need for a higher level care.

Helpful phone numbers:

Philadelphia

24-Hour Mental Health Delegate Line: 215-685-6440

  • Call the Mental Health Delegate Line if you are seeking help for yourself, a family member, a friend, etc. (available 24-Hours a day, 7 days a week)

Citywide Mobile Team: (215) 685-6440

24 Hour Suicide / Crisis hotline number: (215) 686-4420

Domestic Violence:

Women Organized Against Abuse: (866) 723-3014

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233

Menergy: (215) 242-2235

Substance Abuse:

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): (215) 629-6757

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): (215) 923-7900

Al-Anon: (215) 222-5244

LGBTQ:

The Mazzoni Center:  215-563-0652

The Attic Youth Center : 215-545-4331

HIV:

HIV Case Management (Uniform Access): (800) 929-5602

HIV Free Care: (215) 790-1788

  •  Jonathon Lak Center 1233 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA

Homelessness:

Outreach Hotline: (215) 232-1984

Women: (215) 686-7150, 51, 52

1460 Cherry St., Philadelphia, PA (8am-4pm)

1320 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA (after 4pm)

Homeless Healthcare: (215) 732-1163

Mary Howard Center 125 S. 9th St., Philadelphia PA

Philadelphia Housing Authority: (215) 664-4000

City of Philadelphia Departments:

Social Services Helpline: (CBH) (888) 545-2600

Department of Public Welfare: (800) 692-7462

Office of Mental Health: (215) 685-5400

Office of Mental Retardation: (215) 685-5900

Delaware County

  • Mobile Crisis: 1-855-889-7827
  • Peer operated warm line (non-emergencies) with certified peer specialists who can provide support to individuals who struggle with emotional and mental health challenges: 1-855-464-9342.

 Montgomery County

  • Mobile Crisis: 1-855-634-4673.
  • For talk support in non-emergencies, contact the Peer Support Talk Line open daily from 1:00pm – 9:00pm. Call 855-715-8255 or text 267-225-7785.

Chester County

  • Valley Creek Crisis Center: 610-280-3270 or 610-918-2100
    • Toll free 1-877-918-2100
    • Telephone Crisis Counseling, Mobile Outreach Services, Available 24/7
  • Consumer-run Warm Line: 866-846-2722 – Monday-Friday from 2-8 pm, Sat-Sunday from noon – 6 pm. 

ADDITIONAL HELPFUL HOTLINES:

ONLINE CHAT SITES / TEXT LINES:

  • Crisis Text Line: Text “home” to 741741
  • IMAlive: (a live online network that uses instant messaging to respond to people in crisis)  https://www.imalive.org
  • Teenline – 310-855-4673 or text TEEN to 839863 (teens helping teens)