Crisis Phone Numbers and Web Contacts

Source: West Hartford Cares

Crisis Services available 24/7

Emergency Police/Fire/EMS
Phone: 911

Confidential Crisis Hotline
Phone: 211

Poison Control
Phone: 1 800 222 1222

Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline
Phone: 1 888 999 5545

Suicide
Phone: 911

Mobile Assessment Services/Suicide Hotline 
Phone: 211

The Bridge Youth Shelter
Phone: 860 521 6890

Other Resources

Infoline for any service or program
Phone: 211

Bullying
StopBullying.gov or Report Suspected Bullying

Child Abuse Care Line (DCF)
Phone: 800 842 2288

Continuing Education/GED/ESOL
Phone: 860 651 6900

Gambling Helpline
Phone: 800 346 6238

Counseling

The Bridge Family Center
Phone: 860 521 8035

Institute of Living
Phone: 860 545 7200

Jewish Family Services
Phone: 860 236 1927

Wheeler Clinic
Phone: 800 793 3588

Dating/Domestic Violence

Interval House
Phone: 860 527 0050

Eating Disorders

Institute of Living
Phone: 860 545 7203

Main & Weinstein
Phone: 860 313 4431

Gay/Lesibian/Bisexual/
Transgender

True Colors
Phone: 860 232 0050

PFLAG (Family/Ally Org)
Phone: 860 785 0909

Grief & Loss

The Cove
Phone: 203 634 0500

West Hartford Social Services - emergency assistance with food, energy, and housing
Phone: 860 561 7561

Hospital Emergency Departments

CT Children's Medical Center
Phone: 860 545 9200

Hartford Hospital 
Phone: 860 545 0000

Saint Francis Hospital
Phone: 860 714 4001

UConn Health Center
Phone: 860 679 2588

Healthcare

HUSKY Healthcare for Uninsured Children & Youth
Phone: 877 284 8759

Legal

Legal Aid
Phone: 800 453 3320

Police

Routine Calls - West Hartford
Phone: 860 523 5203

Recreation

Teen Room (WH Public Library)
Phone: 860 561 6996

WH Teen Center (The Bridge)
Phone: 860 313 1119

YMCA
Phone: 860 521 5830

Sexual Information

Planned Parenthood
Phone: 860 953 6201

Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon/Alateen
Phone: 888 825 2666

The Bridge Family Center
Phone: 860 521 8035

Narcotics Anonymous
Phone: 800 627 3543

The Next Right Thing
Phone: 860 233 8803

UConn Health - T-TAAD Program
Phone: 860 679 8478

National Association of School Psychologists

Web

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  • Dealing with Death in the Schools
  • School Crisis Aftermath: Care for the Caregivers
  • Death and Grief