Emergency Services

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

Alliance Health Crisis Response 24-Hour Crisis Hotline:
(800) 510-9132
24-hour, confidential crisis line for mental health and substance crisis, victims of domestic and sexual violence. Short-term emergency shelter, hospital and court accompaniment, legal clinics with local attorneys, support groups, counseling, and referrals for job training, housing, childcare and other community services.

HopeLine Suicide Prevention Hotline:
(919) 231-4525
HopeLine is a family of confidential services offering caring, non-judgmental listening and resource information in an effort to improve the overall well-being of people in the community.

Durham County Adult and Crisis Services:
(919) 560-8622
A wide range of services for seniors and persons with disabilities are provided by DSS, from emergency assistance to guardianship, from in-home services to prevent institutional care to group home placement and monitoring.

Federal Emergency Management Agency:
The Agency was established to coordinate the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror.