Helping the people of Burlington County and beyond. Since 1972.
CONTACT of Burlington County provides assistance in eight program areas.
Crisis Helpline: Immediate 24/7 access to telephone support and crisis intervention to anyone in need of guidance, comfort or emergency help.
Information and Referral: 24/7 access to information and/or referrals to resources in the community. Information & Referral maintains an extensive up-to-date information bank on human services available locally in Burlington County.
Sexual Assault Services: Services to victims of rape and any type of sexual assault. Trained Advocates offer hospital and/or legal accompaniments and support by telephone. Specialized crisis counseling for victims and their families. Preventive Education is offered in school systems and the community
TeenLine: A safe place where teens can talk to other teens about the stresses in their lives and discuss ways to manage those stresses.
KidsLine: A “warmline” for elementary school children, a place where children can call if they are home alone, lonely, scared or just need to talk to someone.
PetFriends: 24/7 grief support helpline providing information and referrals to people mourning or anticipating the loss of a pet through death or separation.
Reassurance: A daily “care-call” by a volunteer to verify the well-being of a homebound person, primarily serves the elderly.
Outreach and Education:
Service Presentations and Educational Workshops.
CONTACT of Burlington County serves a diverse group of callers whose needs extend from emotional support or basic life necessities to individuals in crisis situations such as suicide, abuse or homelessness. Callers range in age from the elementary school child to the frail elderly including everyone in between, crossing gender, economic and social backgrounds. Our services are confidential and free-of-charge to our callers. When you don’t know where to turn…call CONTACT.
Call our 24/7 Helplines: 856-234-8888 or 866-234-5006