Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC) Emergency Services Programs and Mobile Crisis Intervention

Having a mental health emergency? Contact the Emergency Services Programs (ESP) Crisis Line for Brockton: (508) 580-0801. CCBC offers services for both youth and adults, including onsite therapeutic response, psychiatric consultation, psychopharmacology intervention, referrals/linkages to behavioral health services and supports, and safety plans.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

At the National Domestic Violence Hotline, highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk or chat confidentially with anyone in the United States who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. The Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to empower victims and survivors to find safety and live free of abuse.

American Red Cross of Massachusetts

Our local Red Cross office is located in Medford and can be reached at (781) 410-3670. The Disaster Services toll-free number is: (800) 564-1234. In the event that you need emergency aid, the American Red Cross of Massachusetts provides temporary sheltering/housing, mental health assistance, financial assistance, and health services. All assistance from the Red Cross is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people.

Trans Lifeline

Need to talk? Call (877) 565-8860. Trans Lifeline's peer support hotline is run by and for trans people. They are available 10am-4am EST / 9am-3am CST / 7am-1am PST. (Volunteers may be available during off hours). Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts Sexual Health Counseling and Referral Hotline

(617) 616-1616 or toll-free (800) 258-4448, option #4.  Planned Parenthood's trained health center staff and volunteers are available to discuss a wide range of issues related to birth control, pregnancy options, sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS and other aspects of reproductive health.

National Runaway Safeline (NRS)

Helps young people who have run away from home to stay safe, and also provides resources for parents. Call NRS Crisis Intervention hotline at 1-800-RUNAWAY, or access chat, email, or forums through their website.  Staff are available 24/7, 365 days a year to provide nonjudgmental, non-sectarian and non-directive support and to empower youth and families to develop a plan of action to improve their situation. NRS services include information and referrals to counseling, shelter, drug and alcohol-related treatment, and child protective services.