Category Archives: Help in a Hurry
Help in a Hurry
Focus on Recovery Helpline
Provides free and confidential information and referral. Help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.
Crisis Text Line: 741741
Serving anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information, from anywhere in the United States, via texting. Texting 741741 connects with a trained Crisis Counselor.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Crisis Chat (free & confidential)
Available 24 hours every day
The Samaritans, Inc.
603-357-5505 24-Hour Hotline (or call 911)
1-800-273-8255 National Hotline 1-800-632-8188 Parenting Stress Hotline
Befriending people in crisis situations, emergency crisis intervention. Will not accept collect calls in crisis situations.
ALCOHOL AND DRUGS Monadnock Region Substance Abuse Services
1-603-357-4400 Alcohol and drug crisis and counseling services 24 hours a day.
Reality Check (603) 532-9888 21 Goodnow Street, Jaffrey, NH Drug addiction and recovery resources
GateHouse Sober Community
1-855-211-1176 Nashua, NH People in recovery helping people find recovery. Where sobriety becomes your way of life
1-800-RETREAT Toll Free or Local 1-(802) 257-7785 Central Intake 1-(802) 258-3700 – 24 hours a day
Inpatient detox / Inpatient mental health
603-563-8501 Dublin (Serves adults only) Press Option 1 for Admissions
603-358-4041 Keene – Outpatient and Adult Residential Short Term
Alcohol and drug 24-hour crisis intervention. 28-day in-patient program. Residential treatment for alcohol or substance abuse.
American Red Cross
Offers help in fire, flood, or other disasters. Also, CPR training and other educational services, AIDS information.
Will put you in touch with your local emergency personnel.
Monadnock Community Hospital
924-7191 Ask for the Emergency Room.
Monadnock Family Services
Emergency services 24 hours daily – 7 days a week.
Monadnock Area Peer Support Recovery – Wellness – Empowerment
603-357-5093, 357-5094, or toll free 1-(866) 352-5093 Keene
A safe place for free, mutual peer support www.monadnockpsa.org
Warm Line (603) 352-5093 or toll free 1 (866) 352-5093 Keene 5:00 – 10:00 pm, 7 nights a week, 365 days a year
Acute Services (MFS)
603-924-7236 or 603-357-4400
Provides adult treatment and emergency mental health services.
Northern New England Poison Center
1-800-222-1222 (24 hr hotline)
Call in case of accidental poisoning, or to find out if something is hazardous.
www.1800runaway.org 24-hour help
Resident Emergency Aid Program – Peterborough Residents Only
Southwestern Community Services
1-800-529-0005 x4243 Rob Waters
Will help find shelter.
Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS)
Shelter, food, clothing, and other services for people who are homeless; alcohol and drug free.
Monadnock Area Housing Coalition (SCS)
Delivers direct and immediate care to the homeless population and those in imminent danger of becoming homeless.
Families in Transition
(603) 641-9441 Provides innovative and effective interventions specifically designed to help homeless individuals and families reach beyond the cycle of homelessness to lead healthy and successful lives. www.fitnh.org
NH Coalition to End Homelessness
“Click” on icon for your area of need to find help and local resources. www.home4hope.com
NH Dept. of Health and Human Services (603) 271-9196
Shelter From The Storm (SFTS)
Transitional housing and support services for the temporarily homeless in the Jaffrey/Rindge area.
Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services
1-800-351-1888 1-800-351-1888 X 9097 (Hearing or vision impaired)
1-800-735-2964 (TDD number)
HOURS: M-F 8 am – 4:30 pm – Call 911 after hours
Adult Protective Services Toll Free Within NH: 1-800-949-0470 Central Intake Outside NH: 603-271-7014
Adult protective services (18 years+) for physical or emotional abuse, neglect, self-neglect or financial exploitation.
Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)
1-800-735-2964 (TDD number)
To report abuse and neglect during business hours. After hours call local police.
Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention
1-888-511-6287 Toll Free
Advocacy, information and referral for people experiencing domestic and sexual violence. 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, safety planning, education & outreach, peer counseling, and legal advocacy.
NH Information and Referral Line
Dial 211 or 1-866-444-4211
Monadnock United Way HELP LINE
8 am – 4:30 pm
Monadnock RSVP Volunteer Services.
Engages adults age 55 and over in service activities that meet critical community needs at non-profit and public agencies.
Neighbors-In-Deed through RSVP
Volunteers provide one to one, individualized friendship and non-medical assistance to seniors, adults with disabilities, and veterans and military families to help them maintain their independence in their homes.