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24-hour Helpline – 203-661-1911

What is a crisis?

The word crisis can mean something different to everyone. Our trained Crisis Counselors help children and families cope with unsafe situations, family conflicts, substance abuse, mental health issues, school problems, and so much more.

Call 203-661-1911. We are here to help you. Whether you’re a child, parent, relative, teacher, therapist, doctor, neighbor, friend, or anyone concerned about the welfare of a child, a Kids In Crisis counselor will answer your call 24 hours a day, every single day of the year.


Working Together to Prevent Crisis

With outreach programs in schools and communities, on and off-site support, and our temporary, therapeutic emergency shelter for children ages 0 – 18, Kids In Crisis is here to help.

Kids In Crisis Programs Include:


Families, children and community providers may call 203-661-1911 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and speak to a live counselor.
View our growing library of helpful webinars on a variety of mental health and wellness topics for families and caregivers.
Kids In Crisis offers temporary shelter and therapeutic programming for children of all ages.
Professionally trained staff and volunteers deliver an age-appropriate empowerment program for K-5 students in area schools. Children learn how to recognize and respond to potentially dangerous situations.
Kids In Crisis places specially trained, Masters level mental health counselors in area middle and high schools to identify and help students who are navigating difficult personal, family and school-related challenges.
A welcoming, inclusive and safe space where lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their allies meet every Wednesday in Stamford.
Safe Place is a national program designed to provide access to immediate help for youth in need.  Look for this sign in your community.