Crisis Support

 

Montgomery County Mobile Crisis

Mobile Crisis provides not only immediate support for mental health crisis situations, but also assistance with

managing recurring or future crises.  This service is available to anyone in Montgomery County, including children,

teens, adults, and families.
Before a crisis…
When you start to recognize the stressors that you or a loved one have felt during previous crises, please call Montgomery County’s peer support talk line at (855) 715-8255. It is available, free of charge, 7 days a week, 1:00pm to 9:00pm. Montgomery County also has a Teen Talk Line that can be reached by calling 866-825-5856 or texting 215-703-8411.  (available Monday through Friday, 3:00pm to 9:00pm).
During a crisis…
When you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis, Mobile Crisis is available to help. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

24 hour hotline: 1-855-634-4673


Victim Services Center of Montgomery County (VSC) 

325 Swede St., 2nd Floor, Norristown, PA 19401

Victim Services Center (VSC) is a non-profit organization located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania that provides free and confidential comprehensive support services to crime victims, their families and significant others.

Crisis hotline 1-888-521-0983 (available 24 hours everyday, staffed by certified sexual assault crisis counselors).

Laurel House Domestic Violence Agency

Laurel House offers an array of supportive programs and services to those who are impacted by domestic violence.

Our Programs

24-hour hotline: 1-800-642-3150

Women's Center of Montgomery County

The Women's Center of Montgomery County's services have a primary focus on freedom from domestic violence and other forms of abuse. All of our programs strive to address and eliminate domestic violence through victim empowerment, intervention, and prevention education. 

Email:  wcwebmail@womenscentermc.org​

  • 24/7 Toll-Free Hotline

  • Assistance with Protection from Abuse Orders

  • Legal Advocacy and Court Accompaniment

  • Options and Individual Counseling

  • Support Groups

  • Information and Referrals

  • Community Education

Elkins Park Office:  215-635-7344

Norristown Office:   610-279-1548

Pottstown Office:    610-970-7363

Bryn Mawr Office:   610-525-1427

Colmar Office:  215-996-0721

Lansdale Hospital - Abington Health: 215-853-8060

Holy Redeemer Hospital:  215-938-3711

24 hour Toll Free Hotline:  1-800-773-2424​

Mental Health Care

Trans Support Group

Ambler, PA

Contact Kellie Brunton, MA for a consultation and more information regarding the group.

Meets weekly on Tuesdays. $40 per session.

kellie@kelliebruntoncounseling.com

(215) 353-2497

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline

A place to call when you need to talk.

1-888-234-SAGE   ·   sage@GLBThotline.org

Peer-to-peer support   ·   No judgment   ·   Listening and caring

Monday to Friday: 4pm-midnight ET   ·   Saturday: Noon-5pm ET

Psychology Today

Directory

Search for therapists or treatment centers by specialty, insurance, location, and more.​

Health Care

 

Planned Parenthood

1221 Powell Street, Norristown, PA 19401​

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

610-279-6095

Einstein Healthcare Network PRIDE Program 
5501 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141 

A safe, professional and innovative medical practice, dedicated to your specific health needs, including:
OB/GYN services: Reproductive healthcare, diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor conditions, counseling and treatment for menopause.
Mental Health and Wellness services: Long and short term therapy, medication management, patient navigation support.
Trans Care: Top surgery, hormone therapy, trans competent OB/GYN care.

Patients are seen by appointment on Tuesday evenings, once a month from 5–7 pm. To learn more about the Pride Program and other services we are offering the LGBTQ+ community or to make an appointment, please call Kalen McLean at 215-420-0989. We make every effort to accommodate your needs, whether urgent or routine.

 

Mazzoni Center 
1348 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Located in Philadelphia, PA. Mazzoni Center Family & Community Medicine offers compassionate, comprehensive health care with a primary focus on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

(Primary care, HIV/AIDS care, On-site pharmacy, Adolescent health, Women's health, Behavioral health consultation, Hepatitis C care, Medical case management, PrEP/PEP, 340B program: helping uninsured patients access medication, Community health Navigation Services, Mental and behavioral health, Walk-in HIV and STD testing, Adolescent drop-in clinic, Trans clinical care services, Pediatric and adolescent comprehensive transgender services (PACTS), Sisterly love: support for trans women, Peer support groups, Training and resources for providers, Trans Care Services Internship Program).

215-563-0658

Project Hope 
Greater Norristown Area

Project HOPE offers a full spectrum of services to the general public and those most at risk in the Greater Norristown and Greater Pottstown Areas, including free anonymous or confidential HIV testing with pre- and post-test counseling. 

drobinson@fsmontco.org

610-630-2111 ext. 23

GLMA Healthcare Directory

GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.

 

OutCare Health Directory

Providing  information and education on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) healthcare and connecting individuals with the most appropriate healthcare providers, resources, and events.

Addictions Help

SMART Recovery 

(Self-Management And Recovery Training) is not a 12-step group. It is an online 4-Point Program® that sponsors face-to-face meetings around the world, and daily online meetings to help people recover from all types of addictive behaviors. Online message board and 24/7 chat room are excellent forums to learn about SMART Recovery and obtain addiction recovery support.

 

LGBT-friendly 12-step meetings

Philadelphia Freedom Roundup: LGBT-friendly Meetings in the Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks County, New Jersey and Delaware areas.

Montgomery County Resources

Youth, Families, and Older Adults

PP Rainbow Room

181 E. Court St. in Doylestown, PA

Planned Parenthood Keystone sponsors programs for LGBTQA+ and allied youth ages 14 to 21. Facilitated by trained Planned Parenthood educators, meetings feature a blend of education, recreation and advocacy,  are confidential, free and provide a space where LGBTQA+ youth can learn, build support networks and have fun. Program topics include sexuality education, life skills, LGBTQA+ history, guest speakers, game nights and activities.

Meets every Wednesday  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

RainbowRoom@planitpa.org 

267.282.4117

Facebook page

PFLAG

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well being of LGBTQ people, their families and friends through support (to cope with an adverse society), education (to inform and enlighten the public), and advocacy (to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights).

Pottstown PFLAG

Third Thursday of each month – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ
927 N. Franklin Street Pottstown, PA 19464

Nancy Grajewski:(484) 363-1924 montco.pflag@gmail.com​​

Qmmunity Alliance

1700 West Main Street, Jeffersonville, PA 19403

LGBTQ youth and parent support support group.

We are an affirming, nurturing, safe environment for LGBTQ youth, their parents and allies.

We work to expand acceptance, authenticity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and a healthy attitude in our community.

We meet the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30.

During meetings we do activities, play games and have fun!

Parents have time to talk and the kids have time to just hang out.

  • We discuss LBGT issues and lend support.

  • We plan social activities for our youth to meet friends

  • Our activities have included a hayride, the Escape Room, and Painting with a Twist.

  •  We are involved in community outreach programs to spread awareness.

  • This is a safe place to be.

  • We welcome every gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression.

qmmunityalliance@gmail.com

484-854-1206​

 

Bullying Prevention (PA Dept. of Education)

PA BULLYING PREVENTION CONSULTATION LINE

Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned Mon.-Fri. during normal business hours. The Bullying Prevention Consultation Line is a toll free number that will allow individuals experiencing chronic and unresolved bullying to discuss effective strategies and available resources to deal with school-based bullying; and is available, to students, parents/guardians and school districts across the state of Pennsylvania.

1-866-716-0424

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a project of www.sageusa.org

Spiritual and Interfaith

GayChurch.org

LGBT-affirming Church Directory

JewishLGBTNetwork.com

LGBT-affirming Synagogue Directory

 

LGBT Muslim Retreat

 

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

Legal

 

ACLU of Pennsylvania

ACLU of Pennsylvania works to secure total rights for LGBT people by working to defend and expand the individual rights and personal freedoms afforded to us all by the state and federal constitutions and the Bill of Rights.

 

Equality Pennsylvania

Equality Pennsylvania is an organization which advocates throughout Pennsylvania for LGBT rights. Equality Pennsylvania also attempts to advance LGBT friendly policy and legislative initiatives.

Employment and Finances

LGBT Career Link

For employers and prospective employees to connect safely.

Montgomery County LGBT Business Council

The Mission of the Montgomery County LGBT Business Council is to create networking, social and business opportunities for LGBT business professionals and allies in Montgomery County. 

Debt Free Guys

The Debt Free Guys® blog and Queer Money® podcast are the #1 gay money blog and podcast for the LGBTQ community. Stop by regularly to live debt free, make more money and live abundantly!

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SAGA Community Center

Love in Action UCC 350 S. York Rd. Hatboro, PA 19040

215-675-8808 ext. 203

SAGAHatboro@gmail.com

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