Willie P. Perry
Program Established: 1971
(as Rap Line)
(7 days a week)
1.800.519.0469 Indiana Statewide
(7 days a week)
(24 hours/7 days a week)
In Northwest Indiana, calls made to this line after 11pm will be re-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 Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Employment Opportunities: None at this time
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Volunteers Needed: YES. Free, complete training is required to volunteer. Training information is available by contacting Program Coordinator, Willie Perry
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.
Latest Hotline News:
2-Day ASIST Training
Led by Willie P. Perry & Sean McDaniel of
the Crisis Center's Crisis Contact hotline.
September 10 & 11th.
Registration & Fee Required.
Click here for complete details.
Please Don't Wait!
We're waiting for your call
24 hrs a day
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.