Emergency Services

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    ChildLine: (Child Abuse) 1-800-932-0313 

    ChildLine is part of a mandated statewide child protective services program designed to accept child abuse referrals and general child well-being concerns, and transmit the information quickly to the appropriate investigating agency.

     ChildLine is responsible for receiving verbal and electronic referrals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 


     CONTACT Helpline: is a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week, listening, health and human service information and referral service.

    • Text your zip code to 898211 for help with Information and Referral: Dial 2-1-1
    •  Sometimes you just need a friendly ear and someone to listen: Dial 800-932-4616

    Crisis Text Line: Text “PA” to 741741 for free and confidential support 24 hours a day throughout the U.S.


    Dauphin County Crisis Intervention: 717-232-7511


    Crisis Intervention is the 24-hour emergency mental health service provided by the Dauphin County Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Program. Crisis Intervention staff provide supportive counseling, outreach, assessment, and referral information to individuals experiencing an emotional crisis or difficulty in coping with a personal problem.


    Derry Township Police Department: Call 911 or 717-534-2202 (non-emergency)


    PA Support & Referral Helpline: 1-855-284-2494

    The Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the launch of a statewide Support & Referral Helpline staffed by skilled and compassionate caseworkers who will be available 24/7 to counsel Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 emergency and refer them to community-based resources that can further help to meet individual needs. 


    Safe to Say Something graphic Safe2Say Something: 1-844-723-2729

    Safe2Say Something is an easy and confidential way to report safety concerns to help prevent violence and tragedies. The tip line is operated and monitored 24/7 by the Office of the Attorney General where tips are reviewed, classified, and forwarded to the appropriate school district. Tips that are found to contain information that may indicate a "life safety" issue are prioritized and immediately forwarded to the appropriate county emergency dispatch center.


    Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.