Scranton

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

Scranton Counseling Center – Emergency/Crisis Intervention
(570) 348-6100
Provides immediate mental health care & evaluation for persons in a state of emotional crisis by mental health professionals, 24/7 (including holidays).

National

Crisis Text Line
Text TWLOHA to 741-741
A trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

National Hopeline Network
1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-4673
24-hour Chat: online.rainn.org
24-hour Chat (Español): ohl.rainn.org/es/

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
1-866-488-7386

Treatment Referral Hotline
(Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-4357

911 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Scranton, dial 211 or visit 211.org.

Scranton Counseling Center*
ScrantonSCC.org
326 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 348-6100

Behavioral Health Services of Wyoming Valley*
BHSWV.org
110 S Pennsylvania Ave
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 552-6000

Jewish Family Services of Lackawanna County*
JFSofLackawanna.org
615 Jefferson Ave, Ste 204
Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 344-1186

Family Service Association of Wyoming Valley
FSAWV.org
31 W Market St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-5144

* Clinics or counselors that offer low-to-no cost counseling services or a sliding scale fee

Support Groups

There are support groups that exist for a variety of struggles in addition to these listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org
AAIntergroupNEPA.org
(800) 640-7545

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org
GSSANA.org
(800) 503-9456

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.AlaTeen.org
PA-Al-Anon.org
(888) 425-2666

National Alliance for Mental Illness
NAMI.org
Offers support groups and resources for individuals struggling with mental health.
NAMIPAScranton.org
(570) 342-1047

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP.org
If you’ve lost a loved one to suicide, AFSP can help connect you to a local bereavement support group in your area.
AFSP.org/SurvivingSuicideLoss
wrt.lv/AFSPNEPennsylvania

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery.