As of July 16, 2022, all calls and text messages to “988” route to a 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call center. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.

Huntington Youth Bureau -Comprehensive System of Services

Huntington Sanctuary Project Runaway Program

Tel. (631) 271 – 2183/2188

Strengthening families to stay together and helping runaway kids stay safe.

 Project Excel

Tel. (631) 271 – 5499

Helping youth excel in school, home, in the workplace, in the community through the arts, community service, tutoring, college prep, job help and training.

Huntington Drug & Alcohol Counseling Center

Tel. (631) 271 – 3591

Providing education, prevention and treatment for individual, group and family counseling.

 Huntington Youth Court

Tel. (631) 271 – 5547

Effecting peer justice by training teens to serve as judges, jurors and attorneys in actual trials of their peers.


Tel.(631) 427 – 3700, ext. 221

Family Advocacy, Crisis Intervention and Life Education Project is a comprehensive effort to help answer the challenges of today.

 Community and Youth Agencies

Provides social, recreational, educational and advocacy programs for youth and families.

Tri-Community and Youth Agency: (631) 673-0614

Serving youth and families living in Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington and South Huntington.

 Youth Directions and Alternatives: 631.261.7901

Serving youth and families living in Harborfields, Elwood and (East) Northport.

 REACH-CYA : 631-549-9417 / info@reachcya.org

Serving youth and families living in Commack and Half Hollow Hills.


Response 24/7 Crisis Hotline:

  • Telephone Hotline: 631-751-7500
  • Online Crisis Counseling: Hear2Help Online: https://www.responsecrisiscenter.org/chat

Callers can chat privately with a Response counselor about any subject and receive the same compassion, referrals, and advocacy that they would find on our hotline.

Online Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday | 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Email option on link.

Long Island Crisis Center:

  • 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (516) 679-1111

Huntington Hotline:

  • Telephone Hotline: 631-549-8700

2-1-1 Call Center

The 2-1-1 Long Island call center is a free and confidential helpline that easily links people to the services they need. People can call about everything from basic needs like food, clothing and shelter to volunteer opportunities, legal services, drug treatment, employment support, childcare, eldercare and more.

2-1-1 Long Island is accessible by dialing 2-1-1 or outside Nassau and Suffolk Counties by calling 1-888-774-7633.

The 211 Long Island Call Center will now be available Monday to Friday 8 am to 1 pm. It will be available for nighttime callers from 10 pm to 8 am daily.