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Teen Crisis Information

Local:

Danbury Youth Services

http://www.danburyyouthservices.org/

(203) 748-2936
91 West Street, Danbury CT 06810
Danbury Youth Services is open Monday thru Thursday 9am-9pm and Friday 9am-5pm.

Infoline for Teens
Or just dial 2-1-1.
Sponsored by the United Way of Connecticut
Infoline provides crisis intervention as well as information about community services available. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Dial 1-800-203-1234 outside of Connecticut.

State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families

http://www.state.ct.us/dcf/

To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the DCF Hotline at 1-800-842-2288

Women’s Center of Greater Danbury

http://www.wcogd.org/

2 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810

  • Sexual assault hotline (203) 731-5204
  • Domestic violence hotline (203) 731-5206
  • Resource and referral helpline (203) 731-5200

Hotlines are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by professional staff and trained volunteers.

 

National:

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups of Connecticut

http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/for-alateen

AL-ANON (and ALATEEN for younger members) is a worldwide organization that offers a program of help and mutual support for families and friends of someone with a drinking problem whether or not the person with a drinking problem seeks help or even recognizes the existence of a drinking problem.

Children’s Grief Education Association: Teen Page

http://childgrief.org/teenspage.htm

The Dougy Center: National Center for Grieving Children and Families: Teen Page

http://www.dougy.org/grief-resources/help-for-teens/

Family and Children’s Aid

http://fcaweb.org/

75 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
(203)748-5689
Family & Children’s Aid (FCA) is a community-based, non-profit organization offering programs and services to heal and support children and families in crisis. It provides mental health services in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and is available to all regardless of availability to pay.

Kids in Crisis

http://www.kidsincrisis.org/

This Greenwich based organization works with children and teens in the midst of family crisis. It provides free, round the clock crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter.
24 hour Helpline: (203) 327-KIDS or (203) 327-5437

National Eating Disorders Association

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States working to prevent eating disorders and provide treatment referrals to those suffering from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder and those concerned with body image and weight issues.
Toll-free Information and Referral Helpline: (800) 931-2237

National Runaway Switchboard

http://www.nrscrisisline.org

1-800-621-4000

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