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Pittsburgh Crisis Intervention

24-hour Pittsburgh Crisis Hotlines & Help


Call before a crisis becomes a true crisis! These 24-hour Pittsburgh help and crisis intervention hotlines are available to help anyone affected by violence, domestic abuse, rape, child abuse, addiction, mental health/suicidal thoughts, poison and more. Find shelter, talk to a counselor, and get free help in Pittsburgh 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

1. re:solve Crisis Network

1-888-7-YOUCAN (1-888-796-8226)
All Allegheny County residents are eligible for crisis counseling and support from a trained phone counselor through the re:solve Crisis Network, 365 days a year (including all holidays). If it is determined necessary, a Mobile Crisis Intervention Team will be sent. This help is available for anyone feeling overwhelmed with life, or just lonely and needing to talk.

2. Allegheny County Peer Support Warmline

1-866-661-WARM (1-866-661-9276)
Supportive listening, help and peer support for anyone age 18 or over needing emotional support or just someone to listen. This is a warmline, not for immediate crisis support, and operates from 10:00 a.m. to midnight daily. Referrals may be made for those needing additional services.

3. Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR)

1-866-765-2731 or 412-765-2731
24-Hour crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault.

4. Child Abuse ChildLine

1-800-932-0313 or CYF 412-473-2000
Report child abuse or neglect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Pennsylvania ChildLine and Abuse Registry, known as "ChildLine,"  accepts and assigns reports of child and student abuse to county children and youth agencies for investigation.

5. Pittsburgh Area Elder Abuse Hotline

1-800-344-4319 or 412-350-6905
24-Hour hotline from the Allegheny County Department of Protective Services is available for reporting abuse, exploitation, abandonment or neglect of older adults. Reporters may remain anonymous.

6. Pittsburgh Poison Center

1-800-222-1222 Ask questions and get help with poison emergencies from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, home of the Mr. Yuk sticker. Staffed 24-hours a day, 365 days per year.

7. Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

412-687-8005 The Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, temporary shelter, counseling and support groups, advocacy and support services for women victims of domestic violence and their children.

8. Womansplace Pittsburgh

24-hour confidential hotline for counseling and emergency help for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

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