Mental Health Services

FRIENDSHIP LINE

 
General Information
Description of ServiceCrisis intervention hotline and warmline for non-urgent calls. This line provides 24/7 crisis support services: active suicide intervention, emotional support, elder abuse prevention and counseling, check ins for well being, grief support, information and referrals for older individuals and adults with disabilities. Connect with people regularly and monitor physical and mental health concerns.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester)
Public TransportationCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 800-971-0016
Helpful TipsProgram offers on-going outreach calls to lonely older adults.
 
Client Information
EligibilityCall for details
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Call for details
Specific Hours: 24/7
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 162 Washington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12210
Main Phone 518-447-7177
Other Phone 800-342-9871 (out of state number)
Web Address www.nyconnects.ny.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK CONNECTS
Affiliated Program: FRIENDSHIP LINE
This Service: Mental Health Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Talklines/Warmlines (RF-8380)