NEWTOWN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
14 West Street
Newtown, CT 06470
Administrator Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9AM-5PM
Tues. & Thurs.
(Building access can be obatained upon request)
Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 10:00AM-1:00PM, and Saturday 11:00AM- 2:00PM
Contact: 203-270-9359 (or NCC office 203-426-9024)
Don't try to go it alone! Seek help!
Below are just a few organizations to contact for assistance:
Narcotics Anonymous 866-801-6612
Newtown Social Services 203-270-4330 (services, referrals, and assistance applying for local, state, and federal social services programs)
Newtown Youth & Family Services 203-270-4335
Resiliency Center of Newtown 203-364-9750
Regional Hospice 203-303-9409 (serious or urgent needs call 203-303-9409)
Ann's Place (cancer support) 203-790-6568
Faith Food Pantry 203-837-0816 or 203-426-5604
FISH of Newtown : transportation to doctor's appointments for non-drivers.
CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text HOME to 741741
for free, 24/7 crisis counceling
Or Email by choosing the link below that applies to you:
Is the Crisis Text Line Confidential? Yes. Crisis Counselors only know what texters share with them, and that information stays between you, unless sharing it with emergency services is absolutely necessary for your safety. We take your confidentiality seriously. Check out our Terms of Service here. In cases when a texter is in immediate danger of suicide or homicide, as determined by a risk assessment by the Crisis Counselor and Supervisor, our first step is to try to work with the texter to form a safety plan. If the texter is unable to plan for their own safety, the Supervisor may contact emergency services, who may dispatch a wellness check.
Is there a chrage:? We do not charge texters. If your cell phone plan is with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, or Verizon, texts to our short code, 741741 are free of charge. If you have a plan with a different carrier, it works just like texting a friend: standard text message rates apply.
Will the hotline show on my cell phone bill? Nothing will appear on your bill if your cell phone plan is with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, or Verizon. (Read about how this happened here). If your plan is with another carrier, our short code, 741741, will appear on your billing statement.
To Learn More About Crisis Helpline: https://www.crisistextline.org/about-us/faq/
Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 mental health support via text message. Read on for more information about our platform, how to become a Crisis Counselor and how we’re using data to change the game. Can’t find the answers to your burning questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some Articles to Read: https://www.crisistextline.org/about-us/press/
SAFETY INFORMATION FROM CONSUMER REPORTS
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WE SEEK SUSTENANCE, COMFORT, HEALING, HOPE, LOVE, AND PEACE FOR ALL.
Newtown Congregational Church extends its support
and opens its doors to those who are in want of help, counsel, and prayer.
"My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him." - Psalm 62:1