Hotline and Self-Help Numbers

Police-Fire-Medical Emergencies        911
Crisis and Suicide Prevention 24-Hour Hotline        215-686-4420
General Hotlines  
American Anorexia Bulimia Association of Philadelphia        215-221-1864
Childline (reporting suspected child abuse in PA)        800-932-0313
CHOICE Hotline (Sexual and Reproductive Health Care)        215-985-3300
Poisoning Control Center        800-222-1222
CDC National HIV/AIDS Hotline        800-232-4636
National Domestic Violence Hotline (24-Hour)        800-799-7233
Philadelphia AIDS Hotline        215-985-2437
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline        800-227-8922
Women in Transition Hotline (domestic violence)        215-751-1111
Women Organized Against Rape 24-Hour Hotline        215-985-3333
Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline        866-723-3014
Covenant House 24-Hour Homeless Crisis Line        800-999-9999
Self-Help Groups  
Al-Anon/Alateen        215-222-5244
Alcoholics Anonymous        215-923-7900
Child Abuse Prevention Effort        215-624-1101
Cocaine Anonymous        215-333-7798 or toll-free 866-777-0983
Gamblers Anonymous        888-442-7085
Incest Survivors Anonymous        215-848-3830
Narcotics Anonymous        215-440-8400
Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous        215-731-9760
General Resources  
First Call for Help (information & referral service)        215-568-3750
Philadelphia Bar Assn Lawyer Referral & Info Service        215-238-6333
Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
(civil rights issues & intergroup conflict)
Thomas Jefferson U. Substance Abuse Treatment Program              215-790-9942
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (legal/business advice)        215-545-3385
Volunteer Centers of the United Way (Philadelphia)        215-665-2474