Guidance - Crisis Hotline Numbers

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Suicide/Depression Services
24 hour Emergency/Crisis Intervention
  • Local Police call ….911
  • PESS: Psychiatric Emergency Screening Service ("Emergency" Depression Screening & Recommendations)
    732-886-4474
    866-904-4474
  • National Helpline Network
    (800) 273-TALK or (800) 273 -8255
  • Contact of Ocean (24hr. Telephone Hotline)
    (732) 240-6100

  • Hospital Emergency Service
    • Southern Ocean County Hospital (SOCH)
      1 (609) 597-6011
    • Community Medical Center in Toms River
      1 (800) 300-0628

    Local Community Resources
    • PerformCare & Mobile Response
      (In home counseling, review & recommendations)

      (877) 652-7624
    • Ocean Mental Health Services
      1 (609) 597-5327
      1 (732) 349-5550
    • St. Francis Counseling Center
      1 (609) 494-1554
    • Alcohol & Drug Issues: ADACO Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Ocean
      (800) 238-2333

    Youth Services
    • Harbor House (Temporary shelter for kids)
      1 (732) 929-0660
    • National Runaway Hotline
      1 (800) RUNAWAY
    • DYFS: NJ Division of Family Services (Child Abuse Hotline)
      (877) NJABUSE or (877) 652-2873

    Please be sure to keep your child’s school counselor informed so that they can support the efforts being addressed outside of school.