The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Please dial 911 if you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency. For non-emergencies, dial (864) 271-5210 to reach the non-emergency dispatch system. Below is a collection of other valuable numbers to keep on hand during times of crisis.
Safe Harbor Hotline is available 24/7 for you to talk to someone directly over the phone to determine what the safest and best plan is for you right now.
CRISISline Greenville is a 24-hour, 7-day a week confidential hotline offering a nonjudgmental sounding board for people to talk about life’s struggles. Trained phone workers are available to offer a listening ear and to provide community resources and crisis intervention. IN CRISIS? CALL (864) 271-8888 OR TEXT CRISISLINE TO 839863 (TEXTME).
Our Emergency Food Pantries provide those in need with a 5 to 6 day supply of food.
The Greenville Mental Health Center is an outpatient facility of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health and provides quality mental health services to adults, children, adolescents, and their families. Privacy is carefully protected.
The Palmetto Poison Center (PPC) provides services free-of-charge to the public and health professionals 24 hours-a-day, 365 days a year.
The City of Greenville keeps an up-to-date list of employment, counseling, addiction, emergency housing, and other valuable resources on their website. Please refer to this website if you are having trouble finding relevant information elsewhere on this page.
Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) offers 814 beds and access to numerous specialized medical programs. GMH is home to a 24-hour Level I trauma center along with the Upstate’s only pediatric trauma center.
The Julie Valentine Center is a nonprofit organization that provides free, confidential services to sexual assault and child abuse survivors and their families. They operate a 24/7 crisis hotline for victims of sexual assault or child abuse.
The Emergency Management Division coordinates the community’s efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from large-scale emergencies and disasters such as floods, communications failures, terrorism, and other hazards.