Crisis and Support Hotlines
Below is a list of crisis and support hotlines compiled by New River Valley Community Services. This is not an exhaustive list, but is intended to provide a resource for emergency telephone counseling and assistance.
24/7 Homeless Hotline
Housing Crisis Hotline
Do you need help with rent or mortgage? The Housing Crisis Hotline serves Montgomery, Floyd, Giles, Pulaski and the City of Radford and is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Raft Crisis Hotline
The Raft Crisis Hotline is a program that offers free paraprofessional phone counseling services to the community. Raft volunteers provide crisis intervention, empathy and support, mental health and substance abuse information and referrals to the counties of Montgomery, Floyd, Giles, Pulaski and the City of Radford (including Virginia Tech and Radford University).
Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
White House VA Hotline
Calls are answered by a live agent 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The hotline is staffed by more than 60 agents who have had extensive training on VA programs and services. Most of these agents are a Veteran, military family member, caregiver or a survivor. The White House VA Hotline conducts immediate warm hand offs for at-crisis risk Veterans needing the services of the Veterans Crisis Line.
Women's Resource Center-Domestic Violence
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
Child Abuse in VA Virginia
Adult Abuse in VA
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 to be connected to crisis counselor
Cutting /Self Injury (Self-Injury Help by S.A.F.E.)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
Depression, Awareness, Recognition, and Treatment (DART)
Domestic Violence Hotline
FOR WOMEN-Bethany Hall (Long-term residential substance abuse treatment)
1-888-343-4261 or 540-343-4261 ext. 304
Youth in Trouble/Runaways National Runaway Switchboard
800.RUNAWAY (800.786.2929); People They Help: Runaway and homeless youth, families
Missing Children Info VA
National Adolescent Suicide Hotline for teens considering suicide
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Helpline
Call or text 800-931-2237
Panic Disorder Information Hotline
RAFT (Addiction/Suicide) Hotline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
The National Mental Health Association Information Center
VA Family Violence Sexual Assault (VA Department of Social Services)
Virginia Department of Health (Injury, Suicide, and Violence Prevention Programming
1 -800-732-8333 (Information Line)