Need  Help Right Now? 

If you are in crisis, and under the age of 18, please call the Office of Youth and Family Services hot line at 570-963-6781 OR 800-963-0313. You can also go directly to their offices in the Lackawanna County Building at 123 Wyoming Ave, Scranton

If you are 18 and over, here are some resources: 

  • NEPA Youth Shelter TEXT: (272) 800-8689

  • Crisis Support: 211

  • Emergencies: 911

  • Scranton Counseling Center: (570) 348-6100

  • Children's Service Center: (570) 825-6425

  • Family Service Center of NEPA: (570) 823-5144

  • Friendship House: (570) 342-8305

  • Outreach: (570) 348-6484

  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services (DATS): (570) 961-1997

  • Women's Resource Center: 1-800-257-5765 (For victims of domestic violence)

  • Catherine McAuley Center: (570) 342-1342 (For women with dependent children)

  • Catholic Social Services: (570) 207-2283 (single adults)

  • The Community Intervention Center: (570) 342-4298 (adult day center for the homeless)

  • Women, Infants, and Children(WIC)1-800-WIC-WINS (942-9467)

  • United Neighborhood Center (UNC): (570) 207-4941(housing in the community)

  • Medical Services (No insurance needed): (570) 591-5280