Crisis & Emergency Services


  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
    1-800-273-8255
    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

  • Crisis Text Line

    A not-for-profit organization that provides support to people through text.
    Text START to 741-741
    www.crisistextline.org 

  • Crisis Care Center

    24 hours a day–seven days a week.
    513-281-CARE(2273)

  • Children’s Mobile Crisis Team (children only)

    234 Goodman Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45219
    513-558-8888

  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

    3334 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229
    (513)636-4199
    www.cincinnatichildrens.org

  • Lindner Center of Hope

    4075 Old Western Row Rd., Mason OH 45040
    513-536-HOPE(4673)
    lindnercenterofhope.org

  • Lighthouse Youth Services (Runaway Shelter)

    1502 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206
    513-221-3350
    www.lys.org

  • Children’s Hospital Medical Center

    24-Hour Hotline for Poison, drug and overdose Information
    513-636-5111

  • Jobs and Family Services (JFS)

    24-hour reporting line for abuse and/or neglect of children
    241-KIDS