Help in a Hurry
Focus on Recovery Helpline
Provides free and confidential information and referral. Help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.
Crisis Text Line: 741741
Serving anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information, from anywhere in the United States, via texting. Texting 741741 connects with a trained Crisis Counselor.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Crisis Chat (free & confidential)
The Samaritans, Inc.
24-Hour Hotline (or call 911)
Parenting Stress Hotline
Befriending people in crisis situations, emergency crisis intervention. Will not accept collect calls in crisis situations.
Alcohol and Drugs
StartYourRecovery.org is a groundbreaking website developed by bringing together experts in substance use treatment from leading nonprofit, academic, and government institutions with the goal of offering support for overcoming substance misuse – tailored to you. Learn about problems with drugs and alcohol; learn the signs of addiction; learn about treatment options including support groups, therapies, and rehabilitation.
Monadnock Region Substance Abuse Services
Alcohol and drug crisis and counseling services 24 hours a day
GateHouse Sober Community
NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
Alcohol and drug 24-hour crisis intervention. 28-day in-patient program. Residential treatment for alcohol or substance abuse.
Monadnock Family Services
Emergency services 24 hours daily – 7 days a week.
Monadnock Area Peer Support Recovery – Wellness – Empowerment
Acute Services (MFS)
Northern New England Poison Center
(24 hr hotline)
Call in case of accidental poisoning, or to find out if something is hazardous.
Southwestern Community Services
1-800-529-0005 x4243 Rob Waters
Will help find shelter
Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS)
Monadnock Area Housing Coalition (SCS)
Families in Transition
Provides innovative and effective interventions specifically designed to help homeless individuals and families reach beyond the cycle of homelessness to lead healthy and successful lives.
NH Coalition to End Homelessness
“Click” on icon for your area of need to find help and local resources.
NH Dept. of Health and Human Services
Shelter From The Storm (SFTS)
Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services
Adult Protective Services
Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)
Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention
Advocacy, information and referral for people experiencing domestic and sexual violence.
24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, safety planning, education & outreach, peer counseling, and legal advocacy.