Crisis

Psychiatric/Behavioral
 
Value Options/Mobile Response: 24hr. referral/response for psychiatric/social/ emotional crisis or emergency. 1-877-652-7624
 
2nd Floor Youth Helpline: Bilingual (9 a.m.-midnight) youth helpline for kids and teens to call and discuss whatever is on their minds. 1-888-222-2228 WEBSITE
 
Anchor House: Provides temporary shelter for those 11-17, counseling, advocacy and referrals.  Also has programs that help families with long-term housing, food and medical attention as well as support groups. (609) 396-8329 WEBSITE
 
Contact of Mercer County: (24 hrs) Crisis counseling, listening, information and referrals 609-896-2120, kids only line: 609-896-4434 WEBSITE
 
Disaster Mental Health NJ: 1-877-294-4357
 
Family Helpline NJ: 1-800-843-5437
 
Family Guidance Center's Family Preservation Service (FPS): Provides short-term, intensive, in-home family education and crisis intervention services. The goal of the program is to help families in crisis with a child at risk of out-of-home placement. FPS therapists work with families in their home for approximately 6 weeks. FPS therapists provide families with anywhere from 5-20 hours per week of face-to-face contact. Therapists are available to families 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Emergency Line: 609-396-4357 WEBSITE
 
Greater Trenton Behavioral Healthcare Intensive Family Support Services (IFSS): Support for families who have a member with a serious and persistent mental illness. Services include outreach, consultation, psycho education groups and workshops, family counseling and support, advocacy. This project is provided in collaboration with NAMI Mercer. Hours scheduled based on family availability, including evenings and weekends. 24-hour/7day week emergency coverage. 609-396-6788 ext. 206WEBSITE
 
HomeFront NJ:  Has various programs that provide emergency shelter and transitional and service-enriched, affordable housing. Our mission is to meet the immediate needs of food, shelter and safety and to help troubled families break from the cycle of poverty. We work with single mothers, single fathers and families with histories of domestic violence, child abuse, drug abuse and welfare. We also work with families who cannot make ends meet in a declining economy. 609-989-9417 WEBSITE
 
The Trevor Project: Determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone. 866-488-7386 WEBSITE
 
Capital Health System Psychiatric Screening: 24/7 psychiatric screening for Mercer County residents. 609-394-6086
 
Homeless Hotline: 609-278-1481
 
Youth Emergency Services: 609-396-6722
 
Missing Children Hotline: 800-843-5678
 
Resources:
 
Mount Carmel Guild: The Emergency Assistance program's primary purpose is to provide direct and immediate support and relief to individuals and families in both chronic and temporary crisis. 609-392-3402 WEBSITE
National Runaway Switchboard: 24 hr. crisis intervention, information and referrals for runaways regarding shelter, counseling, food pantries and transportation.  Suicide and crisis counseling.  Parents welcome to call for assistance. 1-800-786-2929 WEBSITE
 
NineLine: Nationwide crisis/suicide hotline.  24 hr. referrals for youth or parents regarding drugs, domestic violence, homelessness, etc. 1-800-999-9999
 
NJ Anti-Hunger Coalition: The mission of the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition (NJAHC), formerly the Statewide Emergency Food and Anti-Hunger Network (SEFAN) is to end hunger in New Jersey through education, advocacy and activism. WEBSITE
 
NJ Division of Housing and Community Resources: Limited financial assistance to those who qualify.WEBSITE
 
Rescue Mission of Trenton: Provides the only Emergency Shelter in Mercer County, New Jersey, licensed by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), serving single men and women. While a homeless client is in the shelter, staff members work to link the person to community programs that will address the pressing needs and issues contributing to their homelessness. WEBSITE
 
Suicide Hopeline Network: 24/7 line that routes to local or regional hotlines. 1-800-784-2433
 
Suicide Prevention Helpline: 24/7 for referrals. 1-800-273-8255