Crisis Services (non-clinical) & Hotlines

Howard Center – Adult Crisis Team

Assessment & first response to adult mental health crisis. Must be an adult, and resident of Chittenden county.
(mobile/on-call) 24/7
(802) 488-6400
www.howardcenter.org

Howard Center – ASSIST program

Hospital diversion crisis beds for adults w/ serious mental illness. Must have referral from crisis clinician, physician or case manager. Must not be in immediate danger of self-harm, and be sober.
300 Flynn Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 488-6412

Howard Center – First Call for Children & Families

Prevention, assessment & support to kids, youth & families in crisis. Must be a resident of Chittenden county.
(mobile/on-call) 24/7
(802) 488-7777

Spectrum Hotline

Youth in crisis (for current Spectrum counseling clients). Must be current Spectrum counseling clients. (Otherwise, call HC’s First Call at 488-7777.)
on-call 24/7
(802) 741-5195

WHBW Hotline

Domestic abuse/violence. Must be experiencing Domestic Violence, or have questions or concerns surrounding this issue. For women and children.
1-800-228-7395
www.whbw.org

Hope Works

Crisis must involve sexual assault. Must live in Chittenden county.
(802) 863-1236
http://www.hopeworksvt.org/

Howard Center – Act 1 / Bridge

Substance Abuse crises. Must be in need of detox from alcohol/drugs. If one needs to be hospitalized, Act 1 cannot help.
(on call) 24/7
(802) 488-6425

N. New England Poison Center

Needs to have question about poison, or be in crisis because of poison.
1-800-222-1222

Suicide Hotline

Suicide prevention crisis line. Information & immediate help for those at risk of suicide, or other help. Can also be in any type of crisis. Provides support now & will also be referred to a local agency for help.
1-800-273-8255