Resources for You
If you are experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness, please call 211 for immediate assistance. You can also text your Zip code to 898-211 for assistance.
The Center for Humanistic Change has a full list of resources on its website. Find it here.
Easton: Opens Dec. 1 – March 31; 7 p.m.-7 a.m. at Safe Harbor, 536 Bushkill Drive. Must be in by 9 p.m. unless brought in by emergency personnel; Winter Shelter Programming includes meals, case management, referrals, showers, and clothing. Subject to capacity restrictions due to COVID-19. Masks are required and will be provided to all participants. (Click on the photo below for more info).
Times: 5 p.m.-7 a.m., although the shelter may open earlier if there is extreme weather.
Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley DV hotline is available 24/7 at 610-437-3369 during this pandemic. Note: In-person sessions and group sessions are suspended at this time. Phone sessions are available if you are safe and able to speak freely.
Drug and Alcohol:
Mid-Atlantic Rehabilitation Services: Currently offering telehealth/virtual substance abuse counseling, 610-419-3101, ext. 227
Lehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake Unit: Currently doing phone screenings and substance abuse treatment assessments, 610-923-0394
AA Online Meetings: http://aa-intergroup.org/
Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance (PRO-A) Online Resource Listings: http://pro-a.org/covid-19-crisis-recovery-related-resources/
Ethos: Doing virtual/internet therapy but has open office hours and psychiatrists on staff.
Crisis Text Line: Serving those struggling with mental health via text. Text SHARE to 741741 to be connected with a volunteer Crisis Counselor.
Mental Health Crisis line: 1-800-273-8255, provides urgent needs and direction to help in every area of the state
Grief and Loss Information in a time of social distancing.
The state has created a new toll-free support line. 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.
Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
Easton Hunger Coalition: Providing up-to-date information regarding food pantries and meal sites in Easton.
Water and Heating Assistance:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of a cash grant. Households in immediate danger of being without heat can also qualify for crisis grants. Go to the PA Department of Human Services website for more information.
Low Income Water Assistance Program (LIWAP): is a temporary emergency program to help low-income families pay overdue water bills. LIHWAP is a grant. Go to the PA Department of Human Services website for more information.
Guidance and Resources for School Communities Provided by Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Learns: Offering free, scheduled, programming for K-5 students through TV or streaming services. Find out more here.
Learn how childhood trauma can affect children and find resources to overcome it at ResilientLehighValley.com.