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Food Pantries & Social Services

Food Pantries

Back Mountain Food Pantry

Commission on Economic Opportunity

Social Services

Throughout the year many people struggle with mental health crisis especially during the winter months. If you or anyone you know is suffering from a mental health crisis, domestic abuse, child abuse/neglect, elder abuse/neglect please call the appropriate numbers provided below. If you are in need of immediate assistance please dial 911.

Domestic Violence Services:
Legal support, counseling, shelter, and other help
Agency: Domestic Violence Service Center
Hotline Number: 570-823-7312 or 1-800-424-5600

Elder Abuse Services:
Counseling, shelter and protective services for older victims
and their families
Agency: Area Agency on Aging (Bureau for Aging)
Hotline Number: 570-822-1158 or 1-800-252-1512

Child Abuse Services:
Counseling, information and referral services for abused and
neglected children and their families
Agency: Luzerne County Children & Youth or Childline
Hotline Number: 570-826-8710 or 1-800-932-0313

Crisis Support

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please dial 211 from your cell phone or 570-829-1341. You can also text your zip code to TXT 211.