The holidays can be extremely tough for those who have lost loved ones, are struggling to pay bills, or dealing with other stressors in their lives. Our Helpline Program allows us to come alongside our neighbors as they work through deep mental and emotional pain. It is run by a dedicated staff of seven and volunteer team of fourteen. Our trained Crisis Listeners are available 24/7 and receive nearly 2,000 calls per month - 39% of which are suicide related. Encompassing four different resources, the Helpline program, with the help of donations received, provides: Crisis Listeners: Thirty-nine percent of calls received per month by the Helpline are suicide related. All ACTS crisis listeners are trained to help people deal with their feelings and to talk through their issues.Resources Listeners: Providing a wealth of information on the availability of resources available to people who are in crisis, such as hospital locations etc.Senior Link: A completely...
ACTS is closely monitoring the rapidly changing situation of COVID-19 as it affects our community. As an important source of services for those in crisis, we have every intention of continuing our mission especially in times of uncertainty. We are doing our best to minimize risk to our staff and clients and have made some decisions that affect how we provide services in order to ensure your safety.
Important Changes to Our Hours
Food Assistance: COVID - 19 operating hours of Monday - Friday, 9 - 11:30am / 12:30 to 3pm