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Crisis Services

The Delaware 211 team is here to ensure you get the emergency support, intervention, or special assistance you need in times of crisis.

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Mental Health

If you or a loved one are experiencing a medical emergency or might be a danger to others, Call 911. For people who are experiencing a mental health crisis, emotional distress, or addiction, our team at Delaware 211 can help you find the support you need right now. 

I'm having thoughts about harming myself

Click here for a complete list of Delaware 211’s – Suicide Crisis Intervention Hotlines.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact one of the State of Delaware’s 24-Hour Suicide intervention hotlines

In addition to Delaware’s local hotlines, there are also several nationwide hotlines dedicated to helping people who are experiencing a mental health crisis:

I'm struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol

Click here for a complete list of Delaware 211’s – Substance Abuse Treatment Resources.

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, please contact the State of Delaware’s Substance Abuse Hotline

In addition to Delaware’s local hotlines, below are a list of nationwide hotlines dedicated to helping people who are struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol:

I need help and want to talk to someone in person

Click here for a complete list of Delaware 211’s – Mental Health Crisis Resources.

To speak with someone over the phone, please contact the State of Delaware’s Mental Health Support Hotline

Delaware has several places you can go for in-person mental health crisis services. Below is a list of locations by county:

New Castle County
Kent County
Sussex County

    I know a young person who is feeling depressed, anxious or alone

    Click here for a complete list of Delaware 211’s – Mental Health Treatment Centers for Children & Teens.

    If you or a young person you know is feeling depressed, anxious, alone, or struggling with addiction and needs help, please contact the State of Delaware’s 24-Hour Child & Adolescents Mental Health Hotline

    In addition to Delaware’s hotline, there are also some nationwide hotlines dedicated to helping young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis:

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    Sexual Assualt

    If you or a loved one are experiencing a medical emergency or might be a danger to others, Call 911. For people who are victims of sexual assault, you are not alone. We are here to help. Our team at Delaware 211 is here to listen and connect you with the support and services you need right now. For immediate assistance, Call 211, Text your zip code to 898-211, or Live Chat with our team.

    I'm a victim of sexual assault

    Click here for a complete list of Delaware 211’s Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Hotlines & Rape Crisis Intervention Hotlines.

    If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, please contact our team, the YWCA Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC), or the Delaware State Police’s Victim Center

    In addition to Delaware’s local services, there are also nationwide hotlines dedicated to helping people who are victims of sexual assault

    I know a child who was sexually assaulted

    If you or a child or teen you know is a victim of sexual assault, please contact our team, the YWCA Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC), or the Delaware State Police’s Victim Center

    MAKE A REPORT
    It’s important to report any incident where a child or teen has been sexually assaulted. In Delaware, your identity as a reporter of child sexual assault is protected and kept confidential. You can make a report by:

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    Abuse, Neglect & Domestic Violence

    If you or a loved one are experiencing a medical emergency or might be a danger to others, Call 911. If you are a victim of abuse, neglect, or domestic violence, you are not alone. We are here to help. Our team at Delaware 211 is here to listen and connect you with the support and services you need right now. For immediate assistance, Call 211, Text your zip code to 898-211, or Live Chat with our team.

    I'm a victim of abuse, neglect, or domestic violence

    Here are Delaware 211’s resources for individuals and families impacted by abuse, neglect & domestic violence:

    Domestic Abuse/Violence Hotlines
    Abused Women’s Hotlines
    Child Abuse Hotlines
    Emergency Shelters
    Counseling Services

    If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, please contact our team, the Crisis Hotline at ContactLifeline, or Delaware State Police’s Victim Center:

    I know a child who is a victim of abuse and/or neglect

    Here are Delaware 211’s resources for children impacted by abuse, neglect & domestic violence:

    Child Abuse Hotlines
    Homeless Youth Hotlines

    If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, please contact our team, the Crisis Hotline at ContactLifeline, the Domestic Violence Hotline at Child, Inc., or Delaware State Police’s Victim Center:

    MAKE A REPORT
    It’s important to report any incident where a child or teen has been sexually assaulted. In Delaware, your identity as a reporter of child sexual assault is protected and kept confidential. You can make a report by:

    Not Sure Where to Start? We Can Help. Call 211