Community Resources

First Call for Help (Information & Referral Service for the Delaware Valley)
215-568-3750

Alcohol and Drugs
For students with private health insurance in need of drug and alcohol treatment (detoxification, inpatient rehabilitation, halfway housing, intensive outpatient or inpatient care), call the number listed on your current health insurance card.

Students without health insurance may be eligible for drug and alcohol treatment (detoxification, inpatient rehabilitation, halfway housing, intensive outpatient or inpatient care) through Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI). Call 215-546-1200 for information.

Frank's House/Rainbow Bridge Community Services
(specializing in gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues)
800-DIAL-GAY

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral
800-662-HELP (800-662-4357)

Thomas Jefferson University Substance Abuse Treatment Program
215-790-9942

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Al-Anon (for families and friends of alcoholics)
215-222-5244

Alateen (for teenage children of alcoholics)
215-222-5244

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
215-923-7900

Cocaine Anonymous
610-325-9134

Congresso de Latino Unido Inc.
215-763-8870

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
215-440-8400

Women for Sobriety
215-536-8026

The Light Program
1420 Walnut Street, #500
Philadelphia, PA
888-686-7511

Alcohol and Drugs-Residential Treatment Centers
Father Martin's Ashley
Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment
Havre de Grace, MD
800-799-HOPE (4673)

The Ranch
Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
Nunnelly, TN
800-849-5969

Cancer Support Resources
The Wellness Community
Education and support for people affected by cancer.
4100 Chamonix Drive
Philadelpia, PA 10131  
215-879-7733

Counseling
Delaware County Professional Services
1420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
610-892-3800

Life Counseling
1420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
800-882-2799

Penn Council for Relationships
215-382-66801420
Provides low-cost services using a sliding scale. Also provides reduced-fee counseling for University of the Arts alumni.

Crime Victims/Sexual Assault
Center City Crime Victim Services
215-665-9680

Crime Victim Compensation
800-233-2339

For Men Only: For Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

Incest Survivors Anonymous
215-848-3830

National Organization of Victim Assistance
800-879-6682
Voice: 24 hours/day
TTY: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (ET)

The National Center for Victims of Crime
1-800-FYI-CALL
TTY - 1-800-211-7996

Women's Anti-Violence Education (WAVE)
215-241-5720

Domestic Violence
Bucks County
A Woman's Place
800-220-8116

Chester County
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
888-711-6270

Delaware County
Domestic Abuse Project
610-565-4590

Lancaster County
Lancaster County Courthouse for Domestic Violence
717-299-1249

Montgomery County
Women's Center of Montgomery County
215-635-7344
800-773-2424

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline (bilingual)
866-723-3014

Congreso De Latinos Unidos (Latina Domestic Violence Program)
1-866-723-3014

Women Against Abuse Hotline
866-723-3014
Shelter, housing and legal services for domestic violence victims

Women Against Abuse Hotline (Spanish)
866-723-3014

Women in Transition Hotline
215-751-1111
Counseling, referrals and advocacy for women endangered by domestic violence and/or substance abuse)

Women Organized Against Rape (sexual assault counseling & advocacy)
215-985-3315

Women Organized Against Rape Hotline (24 hour)
215-985-3333

SEWAA (Service and Education for Asian Abused Women)
215-627-3922

To file for a Protection Order in Philadelphia during business hours (M-F, 8-5)
Family Court, Abuse Assistance Unit
34 South 11th Street Room 242
215-686-3512

To file for an Emergency Protection Order in Philadelphia after business hours:
Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street Room B3

National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 hour)
800-799-7233

Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) (24 hour hotline)
800-656-4673

For further resources, see Domestic Violence