There is always help…

There’s always a person or organization that can help you… no matter what it is that you need. Here’s a list of links to resources that can assist you as you work to make the connections you need to manage the changes in your life.

If you need 24-Hour Phone Support:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 (English/Spanish); TTY: 1-800-846-8517

If you need a 24-hour Crisis Text Line:
Text GOT5 to 741741 to Connect with a Crisis Counselor, Free 24/7 support

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-TALK (8255) for English; 1-888-628-9454 for Spanish

Interpersonal Violence (i.e. Domestic Violence) has been an experience of many New Yorkers through the COVID-19 pandemic due to isolation, distress, and more. Reach out to the NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence Distress Hotline 1-800-942-6906

Covid-19 Assistance:
  • You can call NY Project Hope’s Emotional Support Helpline at 844-863-9314 to talk with trained crisis counselors. They are there to listen, support and offer referrals from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
  • The CDC’s guidance on what to do if you think you are sick with COVID-19 and/or caring for someone.
  • Protect yourself from the Coronavirus with guidance from the NYS Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline and call their hotline for updates on travel advisories and more at 1-888-364-3065
  • The Mayo Clinic discusses the significance of COVID-19 and Your Mental Health.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has left many New Yorkers feeling stressed. Learn about more about resources provided by NYS Office of Mental Health COVID-19 Resources.
Family Assistance:
Financial Assistance:
General Assistance:
Assistance for New Yorkers:

There is always help…

New York Project Hope
Crisis Counselor Portal
New York Office of Mental Health

Emotional Support Helpline

1-844-863-9314

Confidential • Anonymous • Free

8am-10pm / 7 days