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Help in a Hurry

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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)
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
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

NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
Confidential NH helpline.

Brattleboro Retreat
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

Phoenix House
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.

Call 911
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                                    

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.

Runaway Hotline
1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) 24-hour help

Resident Emergency Aid Program – Peterborough Residents Only

Homeless Outreach
Southwestern Community Services
1-800-529-0005 x4243 Rob Waters
Will help find shelter.

Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS)
603-924-5033 Peterborough
Shelter, food, clothing, and other services for people who are homeless; alcohol and drug free.

Monadnock Area Housing Coalition (SCS)
603-352-7512 x4243
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.                                                                                                          

NH Coalition to End Homelessness
“Click” on icon for your area of need to find help and local resources.                            

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
603-209-4015 Peterborough
603-352-3782 Keene
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.

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