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Crisis Contact

Crisis Contact

Program Coordinator:

Willie P. Perry

 

Program Established: 1971

(as Rap Line)

219.938.0900 Local

(Varying days & hours)

1.800.519.0469 Indiana Statewide

(Varying days and hours)

Local callers may also dial 211

(or 1-800-826-7871)

for community resources or information,
24 hours a day, 7 days a week) more info


1.800.273.TALK Nationwide

(24 hours/7 days a week)

In Northwest Indiana, calls made to this line will be automatically routed to the next available call center in the U.S

Program Motto: "Someone to talk to, someone to listen"

Program Description: Crisis Contact is a free crisis, listening, information and referral service which originally started in 1971 as the "Rap line."


Thousands of calls have been received from people dealing with relationship, family, loneliness, or just seeking information on what kind of help is available and how to reach it. Sometimes talking through a problem with a caring listener goes a long way to resolving it.

Program Eligibility: Any person seeking someone with whom to talk through a problem while remaining anonymous may call Crisis Contact free of charge.

National Associations:
CONTACT USA
  


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


AIRS
  


AAS
  


Lifeline International  

Employment Opportunities: None at this time

(check back soon)

Volunteers Needed: YES. Please contact us for information.

Program Coordinator Spotlight -

Willie P. Perry manages thousands of calls to our hotline each year and is dedicated to making sure callers get the support and information they need.

Perry served at the Crisis Center during its inaugural year of 1971.

We're waiting for your call

24 hrs a day

Toll-free

Confidential

Call

1-800-273-8255

"Don't wait...

Someone is here waiting to help.  Call us just to talk or get information or referrals--not only for yourself but for a friend, classmate, loved-one, relative, neighbor.

                                                           

-Willie Perry

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