What are the toll free hotline numbers I can call in case of an emergency or just to get more information?
There are many telephone hotlines that can help you access a wide variety of services and programs. Below are some of the more commonly used hotlines and toll free numbers:

  • Emergency Services: 911
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): 215- 923-7900
  • ALA-NON/Alateen: 610-696-4216
  • Chester County Assistance Office: 1-888-814-4698
  • Chester County Department of Aging Services: 1-800-692-1100, ext. 6350
  • Chester County Department of Drug and Alcohol: 1-800-692-1100, ext. 5630
  • Chester County Health Department: 1-800-692-1100, ext. 6225
  • Chester County Department of Environmental Health: 1-800-692-1100, ext. 5938
  • Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities: 1-800-692-1100, ext 6265
  • Child Line: 1-800-932-0313 (To report child abuse and/or neglect)
  • Crime Victims Center/Rape Crisis: 610-692-7420
  • Crisis Intervention: 1-877-918-2100 (For mental health crisis information and help)
  • PA Department of Human Services (formerly Dept. of Public Welfare) Helpline: 1-800-692-7462
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-888-711-6270
  • Drug and Alcohol Information and Referral: 1-866-286-3767
  • HIV/AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342-2437
  • Poison Control Center: 1-800-772-7112
  • Pregnancy Helpline: 1-800-672-2296
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA): 215-509-7831
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213 (National) or in West Chester at 1-888-306-3290
  • This list is not all-inclusive. You can go to http://www.referweb.net/chesco/ and use the ReferWeb Information and Referral Database if you cannot find the hotline number you are looking for.

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