Mental Health Support


Holy Redeemer Counseling Center:  215-938-1130, Missy Shearn, Intake Specialist: Sessions begin at $45/sliding fee scale (income-based).  Counselor, Christie Bruce, has expertise in grief and bereavement.

Council for Relationships: 215-382-6680, press #1 for new patient registration. 215-382-6680. Sessions begin at $10 –sliding scale basis; thirteen locations throughout Greater Philadelphia.

Catholic Social Services County family service centers staffed by professional counselors throughout Greater Philadelphia. Contact MaryAnn Adams, 215-945-2550 for intake information for Philadelphia, Bucks, or Montgomery. Contact Mike Montie, 610-626-6550 for intake information for Chester and Delaware.

The Consortium – provides child, adult, and family counseling services.  Assists individuals without insurance apply for medical assistance and to locate the behavioral health service center for specific neighborhoods. Call 215-495-6100  ext. 1822, 1823, or 1820 (for receptionist); adult intake- call 215-596-8300, for child intake call 215-596-8100 ext. 1245 for family preservation case manager, Jan Lofton. Contact Ms. Ava Atzram, Adult Access Coordinator:  215-495-6100 ext. 1826 for more specific referral information.

COMHAR: Community mental health center offers wide range of counseling services- 215-203-3000; 215-427-5800.

Jewish Family and Children’s Services: Counseling and home based services. 215-496-9000; 215-673-0100

Interac Geriatric Counseling Program: Assessment and treatment both home-based and in office services for persons 60+. 215-487-1990

Contact Carelink: Volunteer staffed crisis support line/reassurance calling for the homebound elderly- 215-879-4402; 610-649-5250; 610-649-8102.

LaSalle Community Psychological Services (The Good Shepherd Clinic):  215-991-1006.

Psychological Services Center at Temple University (sliding fee scale counseling): 215-204-7324.

Counseling for Caregivers: Information, referral, education and counseling- 215-371-1350/3000

American Cancer Society (ACS): Support group listing in all states 888-227-5445

Alzheimer’s Association: 800-272-3900

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Philadelphia- 215-629-6757

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): SE PA Intergroup Assoc., Phila- (215) 923-7900;  Integrupal Hispana of PA, Phila- 215 229-3800 (Spanish Focus).

Al-Anon (support to families/friends of alcoholics based on Alcoholics Anonymous/the Twelve Steps). For meeting information in CA, US, and Puerto Rico, call 1-888-4AL-ANON (1-888-425-2666) Monday-Friday, 8-6 pm.

Area Agencies on Aging: In-home care/support for persons 60+. Phila. County 215-765-9040; DE County 610-490-1300; Mont. County 610-278-3601; Bucks County 215-348-0510.

Hispanic Community Counseling Service:  Focus on the Hispanic population but accepts all individuals with needs. Provides crisis intervention, psychotherapy, medication support, MH testing, group therapy, and Information and Referral services. Services to all ages and has a family focus program. Three locations: 3156 Kensington Ave (215) 291-8151; 3221 Kensington Ave (215) 425-6900; 1851 E. Allegheny Ave (215) 739-7599

Crisis/Suicide Counseling:  215-686-4420

National Suicide Crisis Line: 800-273-TALK (8255)

Teen Crisis- Covenant House Nineline: 800-999-9999

24-Hr Mental Health Mobile Team (MH emergencies/hospitalization):  215-685-6440