Help for Families


Helpful Organizations

Provided by the Department of Marriage and Parish Family Ministries

Antiochian Archdiocese


ALANON/ALATEEN, 8-6 (EST) M-F….……………….…1-800-356-9996
Support groups for those who have been affected by other's addictions.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS………………………….....1-212-870-3400

ALCOHOL & DRUG REFERRAL LINE………………….1-800-821-4357
Answers questions about addictions, 24/7.

AMER. COALITION FOR FATHERS & CHILDEN.1-800-978-DADS

CHILD HELP/USA NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE, 24/7………...……………………………………………...…1-800-422-4453

CHILD SUPPORT, Questions answered...………………...1-877-631-9773

CHILD WELFARE AND PARENTAL RIGHTS………….1-810-751-4500

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING……………………1-800-388-2227

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS………………………………....1-212-642-8220

DIRECTORY OF HOTLINE & CRISIS CENTERS……...1-800-999-9999

GIRLS & BOYS TOWN NATIONAL HOTLINE………….1-800-448-3000
"Any problem, any age, any time" The oldest & most comprehensive crisis line in the US.  Now international. Parent training programs. 24/7.

INCEST SURVIVORS RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL.1-505-521-4260

JOB CORPS, 8:30-10:30 AM (EST)M-F…………………1-800-733-JOBS
Job training & GED assistance for 16-24 yr. olds. Transitional housing.

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOC. OF
AMERICA……1-888-300-6710
Referrals and information. 9-4:30 (EST) M-F

MOTHER & CHILD RIGHTS COMMITTEE…………....1-540-722-3652

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING....1-800-GAMBLER

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE……1-800-SAFE (7233)
They can transfer or conference emergency calls to local shelters or police. Completely confidential. 24/7.

NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ORGANIZATION….1-918-481-4076

NATIONAL GRIEF RECOVERY HELPLINE…………...1-800-445-4808

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER………1-800-336-4797
Information and referrals for health questions, 9-5 (EST) M-F

NATIONAL LIFE CENTER……………………………….1-800-848-5683
Pro-life pregnancy counseling, referrals for testing and shelters

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD, 24/7…………1-800-621-4000

NATIONAL STD HOTLINE……………………………….1-800-227-8922

SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS…………………………….1-713-869-4902

STEPFAMILY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA,………….1-800-735-0329 8-4:30 (CST) M-F. Support groups, materials.

SUICIDE PREVENTION, 24/7…………………………...1-800-SUICIDE

TEEN CHALLENGE NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, 8-4:30 (CST) M-F
12-18 month drug treatment, job training, ages 12-adult….1-800-814-5729

THERAPIST REFERRALS…..……………………….1-800-THERAPIST

TOUGHLOVE INTERNATIONAL, 9-5 (EST) M-F……..1-800-333-1069
For parents of children with behavioral problems, local support groups

UNITED WAY, Referrals for base needs…………………..1-800-411-8929

Please contact Kh. Maggie if you have a special need that is not listed here.  She maintains a database of over 30,000 national referrals.
1- 402-445-0150 (10-2 CST, M-TH)