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Mobile Crisis Services

When your child is losing control, you need to act fast.

Sometimes, children, youth and their families need help restoring calm. If you live in Orange County, Florida - dial 2-1-1 on your phone and if the need for Mobile Crisis Services is determined, we will provide services by trained counselors in your home, at no cost. We will arrive within an hour or less and are available 24 hours a day, every day.

Call us if your child or teen:

  • Is out-of-control emotionally
  • Threatens to harm themselves or others
  • Exhibits explosive or dangerous behaviors
  • Needs immediate mental health stabilization
  • Needs immediate help because of drug or alcohol use

***If there is a medical emergency, please call 911 first.

Crisis services are available for children and youth ages 0-17 in Orange County Florida.  When a family is in crisis, sometimes all they need is a quick intervention to get back on track.  Children who receive crisis services are less likely to be arrested, placed in a psychiatric hospital or removed from their home.  Crisis counselors also connect families to the services and supports they need for long-term recovery. 

Services are:

  • Free
  • Available 24 hours a day, every day including weekends and holidays
  • Available to anyone who calls for assistance; parents, relatives, foster families, school personnel or law enforcement 

Dial 211 or (407)839-HELP  

 

This service is supported in partnership with Orange County, Wrap Around Orange, 211, Florida Hospital and the Heart of Florida United Way. 

Check out the Orlando Sentinel's feature on this program at http://touch.orlandosentinel.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-84262032/.