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Emergency Contact Information

Mental Health Emergencies

If you or a loved one are currently experiencing a crisis such as depression, anxiety, or thoughts of suicide, please call Crisis Services at 814-456-2014 or 1-800-300-9558.

Understanding Voluntary and Involuntary Services

Children and Youth - If you suspect child abuse or neglect, please contact:
  • Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm: 814-451-6600. Toll free: 800-352-0026, extension 6600. TDD: 814-451-6556.
  • For Emergencies After Hours, on Weekends, and Holidays: 814-451-1503
  • Pennsylvania Child Line, 24 hours a day: 800-932-0313
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm: 814-451-6877. TDD: 814-451-6886
  • On weekends, Holidays and After Hours: For emergencies, call 911.
  • Detoxification: Gaudenzia Erie 814-459-4775 or Millcreek Community Hospital 814-864-4031


MISSION: The Mission of the Department of Human Services is to provide comprehensive, integrated Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Substance Abuse services that promote the Health and quality of Life of our community members.

VISION: To create consumer opportunities and environments empowering persons in our community to succeed in the accomplishment of their goals.

Erie County Courthouse - 140 West Sixth Street, Erie, PA 16501 - (814) 451-6000 - TDD Phone: (814) 451-6237 - Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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