Crisis Support Information
God loves you. We love you. There is hope.
If you or a loved one are experiencing any mental health crisis, call the National Mental Health Crisis Line at 988, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you are a resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in any crisis:
Resolve Crisis Services
1-888-7-YOU-CAN (796-8226) or https://www.upmc.com/services/
Free, 24-hour, 365-day crisis service operated by Allegheny County and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. Offers a hotline, mobile crisis response unit, and walk-in center for children, teens and adults in crisis (including psychiatric and addiction-related emergencies).
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat available at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Free, confidential emotional support for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Offers support and resources for those worried about a loved one.
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
1-866-363-7273 (24 hour helpline)
Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
412-687-8005 (24 hour hotline for all survivors of partner violence)
Homelessness & Emergency Shelter
Resources for the LGBTQ Community
Trevor Lifeline—24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people under 25, available at 1-866-488-7386.
PERSAD CENTER is a human service organization whose mission is to improve the well-being of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) communities, and the HIV/AIDS communities.
The Pittsburgh Equality Center (PEC) provides gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, their families and supporters in Western Pennsylvania with resources and opportunities to promote visibility, understanding, and equality within the LGBT communities and the community at large. The PEC works toward these goals through education, social support, networking, and advocacy.
Shepherd Wellness Community, founded in 1985 by Episcopal Priest Father Lynn Edwards, is the only AIDS Community center in western Pennsylvania and the only AIDS community serving the 11-county region of southwestern Pennsylvania. SWC is often the first place a person seeks help after an HIV positive diagnosis.
Click Here For a Comprehensive List of Local Resources.
PA211's statewide information and referral resources can help people find:
- Medical care
- And more
Phone: 2-1-1 or 1-888-553-5778.
St. Paul's Pastoral Emergency Number
Call (412) 531-7153 and press 5.
Answers 24 hours a day
Pastoral care ministries make the love of God visible for parishioners.
Clergy are available on a daily basis to talk to those wishing guidance, and visit parishioners if needed.