A 24/7 Crisis Line (1-800-499-7455) is available and connects to trained staff at each of the centers.
Bucks County has 3 crisis centers:
Penn Foundation at Grandview Hospital
Lenape Valley Foundation at Doylestown Hospital
Lenape Valley Foundation at Lower Bucks Hospital
Crisis services are accessible by phone and through three area hospital Emergency Rooms to individuals, families, and law enforcement.
Psychiatric and treatment planning is available, providing for evaluation and disposition and the immediate start of medication and treatment.
Substance abuse crisis issues are also addressed. Access to psychiatric consultation is limited to a few hours each weekday.
These services are available 24/7 at Lenape Valley Foundation at Doylestown Hospital (Route 202 and 611 Bypass Doylestown, PA 18901; 215-345-5327) and Penn Foundation at Grand View Hospital (700 Lawn Avenue, Sellersville, PA 18960; 215-453-4000. The most active crisis unit is Lenape Valley Foundation at Lower Bucks Hospital (501 Bath Road Bristol, PA 19007; 215-785-9765).
Offers intervention, assessment, counseling, screening, and referral services.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Available to any individual via telephone, walk- in, or mobile outreach
Provides follow-up support and referrals to community providers following an immediate crisis.
Toll- free crisis intervention line [1-800-292-3866] is available 24/7 throughout the county
Mobile crisis services are offered from 8:00 am through midnight, seven days a week
Walk-in services are offered 7 days a week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Evening and weekend walk-in appointments can be arranged by calling the crisis line.
The Center for Community Resources (CCR) operates a Homeless Case Management Program, which provides permanent supportive housing assistance for chronically homeless, disabled consumers (over the age of 18) with a mental health disorder and/or struggles with substance abuse. Housing is provided at various apartment locations.
CCR housing Services include:
24-hour hotline that typically receives calls from individuals in MH crisis, other individuals witnessing MH crisis situations, and Fayette County 911 on calls they believe involve a person experiencing a MH crisis
Can be reached at (724) 437-1003
Walk-In Crisis Intervention services
Crisis workers are able to provide crisis intervention services in homes and in the community.
Mobile crisis service is offered 7 days a week, from 5:00 pm to midnight.
Chestnut Ridge Mobile Crisis can be reached via the main number at (724) 437-0729 or the Crisis Hotline at (724) 437-1003
April J. Billet-Barclay
York County Adult Probation and Parole Department
45 North George Street, 2nd Floor
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-771-9602 Ext. 226
Montgomery County Emergency Services Law Enforcement Training
A three-day Crisis Intervention Specialist (CIS) School for law enforcement and criminal justice personnel is designed to train law enforcement and criminal justice personnel in dealing with individuals in crisis.
The Mobile Crisis Service provides assessment, crisis intervention counseling, crisis stabilization, referral and linkage with other services, and assessment of the need for emergency hospitalization at consumers' homes or at other community locations. This service is available from 9AM to 9PM Monday through Saturday, although 302 assessments are available 24/7.
The Medical Mobile Crisis Intervention Service provides a registered nurse and a mental health professional that, in collaboration with a licensed psychiatrist, assess crises related to consumers' psychiatric medication. It also provides a specialized crisis response for older adults. The team conducts an in-home assessment of the older adult's mental, physical, and social needs and coordinates linkage to needed services.
The New Perspective Crisis Residence is an eight-bed, short-term residential program for adults in Carbon, Monroe and Pike counties. The program provides supervised mental health stabilization services as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization for individuals who are in psychiatric crisis, or who may need to be removed from a stressful environment while supports are identified to ensure stability.
Program information contained on this website indicates the most accurate listing of ongoing programs within each county, according to the most recent information available to the Center of Excellence. The listing of a specific program here does not constitute an endorsement of the program by the Center of Excellence, nor indicate that this program conforms to an acceptable standard of quality.