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Luzerne-Wyoming Counties COVID-19 Wellness Kit 

The below resources include topics like food & nutrition; drug & alcohol services; mental, emotional & physical health services & supports & much, much more!!!! Updates will be made periodically! Please check back for additional resources, services & self-care strategies & information.

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Dear Valuable Community Members:

The COVID-19 Crisis has brought an onslaught of mixed emotions among the community and the country at large.  It is important, now more than ever, to make sure you and your loved ones are being supported as much as possible as we continue to endure this National Crisis.


Enclosed you will find a list of community resources that may help you or someone you know.   You will also find here some useful tips on how to get through these times right now.



1(888) 829-1341 or (570) 829-1341 or by texting your zip code to 898211



American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

We are in this together, and help is always available. If you’re feeling alone and struggling, you can also reach out to The Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741 or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.

Warm Line

Call 1-866-839-0445 or 570-270-6866

The Warm Line is a telephone support line where the caller is able to talk to trained peers that can listen to concerns and offer support. The Warm Line Peer Responder has a unique perspective on issues since they may have experienced many of the same feelings in the past.

Warm Line is available seven days a week from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Mental Health Intervention

Adult Services

Luzerne County: South – 570-455-6385 or 570-735-7590 (Northeast Counseling)    
                              North – 570-552-6000 (Community Counseling Services)

Wyoming County  570-836-3118
Children Services

Children’s Service Center:

Luzerne County 570-825-6425

Wyoming County 570-836-2722

Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 –  570-718-4669

Northeast Counseling Services in Luzerne County also provides services to children:

Nanticoke 570-735-7590

Hazleton 570-455-6385



The statewide hotline to report abuse at 1-800-932-0313


Luzerne/Wyoming County D&A



Luzerne County Domestic Violence Service Center



Wyoming County Victim’s Resource Center



Luzerne-Wyoming County Area of Aging

1-800-252-1512 or 570-822-1158


Emergency Shelters

Men’s Shelters: Luzerne County Mother Theresa’s Haven 570-825-9948 (day), 570-899-2789 (evening)

Women’s Shelters: Luzerne County Ruth’s Place 570-822-6817


Youth Runaway Services

The National Runaway Safeline can be reached by dialing 1-800-786-2929Chat services are available from 3:30pm to 10:30 pm.

Runaways in Luzerne County can access services at the Bridge Youth Services by calling 570-824-5766.




Mental Health and Crisis Services in Luzerne County

211/Help Line

1) Crisis team number

2) Local mental health agency number_____________________________________________

3) Local mental health caseworker services number___________________________________

4) Local hospital number________________________________________________________

5) Local police number_________________________________________________________

6) State police number__________________________________________________________

7) Any other information you feel would be of benefit. ______________________________________



(See Attached List of Agencies)


NAMI State Organization number__________________________________________________

NAMI Affiliate office number_____________________________________________________

Local Support Group Facilitator’s number____________________________________________

State Department of Mental Health number___________________________________________


Mental Health and Crisis Services in Luzerne County

Crisis Team Resources

Northeast Counseling Services (Nanticoke) 121 S Prospect St

Nanticoke, PA 18634


(570) 735-7590


Northeast Counseling Services (Hazleton) 750 E Broad St

Hazleton, PA 18201


(570) 455-6385


Children’s Service Center 335 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 (877) 433-5112

(570) 825-6425


Omni Health Services, Inc. 1747B East Broad St, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 455-0322


VA Medical Center Mental Health Clinic


1111 East End Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 570-824-3521

Extension 7737

Extension 7737



Local Mental Health Agencies

Northeast Counseling Services (Nanticoke) 121 S Prospect St

Nanticoke, PA 18634

(570) 735-7590


Northeast Counseling Services (Hazleton) 750 E Broad St

Hazleton, PA 18201


(570) 455-6385


Children’s Behavioral Health Services 104 Woodward Hill Rd, Edwardsville, PA 18704 (570) 714-7230



Children’s Service Center (Wilkes-Barre) 335 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18702 (570) 825-6425


Children’s Service Center (Tunkhannock) 133 West Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, Pa. 18657 (570) 836-2722


VA Medical Center Mental Health Clinic


1111 East End Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 570-824-3521

Extension 7737

Extension 7737


Omni Health Services, Inc.


1747B East Broad St, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 455-0322



MH Caseworker Services

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties MHDS 111 N Pennsylvania Ave, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 826-3030


Northeast Counseling Services (Nanticoke) 121 S Prospect St

Nanticoke, PA 18634



Northeast Counseling Services (Hazleton) 750 E Broad St

Hazleton, PA 18201


(570) 455-6385


Community Counseling Services 110 S. Pennsylvania Boulevard Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 552-6000


Children’s Service Center (Wilkes-Barre) 335 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18702 (570) 825-6425


Children’s Service Center (Tunkhannock) 133 West Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, Pa. 18657 (570) 836-2722


Salisbury Behavioral Health-New Story 1150 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming, PA 18644 (570) 714-2350


Catholic Social Services


33 E. Northampton Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 822-7118


(570) 829-3489


Catholic Social Services


214 West Walnut Street Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 455-1521





150 Mundy St, Wilkes-Barre Township, PA 18702 (570) 820-6205


Local Hospitals

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital 575 North River Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764 (570) 262-9836


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center 1000 East Mountain Blvd. WilkesBarre, PA 18702 (570) 808-7300


Lehigh Valley Hospital (Hazleton) 700 E Broad St, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 501-4000



MH Hospital

First Hospital Wyoming Valley 562 Wyoming Ave, Kingston, PA 18704 (570) 552-3900



Local Police

Wilkes-Barre City Police 15 N Washington St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 208-4200


Hazleton City Police 40 N Church St # 1, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 459-4940


West Hazelton Police Headquarters 122 East Broad St,

Hazleton, PA 18201

(570) 455-3733


Luzerne County 9-1-1 Center

100 Young Street
Hanover Township, PA18706



(570) 826-3059



PA State Police

PA State Police Troop P Wyoming 475 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644
Wyoming Headquarters


(570) 697-2000


PA State Police Troop N Hazelton 250 Dessen Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202
Hazleton Headquarters


(570) 459-3890 directory/Pages/Troop-N.aspx



Additional Service Providers

Advocacy Alliance 71 North Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18710
(570) 822-7097


Path Stone


100 North Wilkes Barre Boulevard # 112
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 822-1234



Volunteers of America

25 North River Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 (570) 825-5261


Allied Health Services


150 Mundy Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-3800


Allied Health Services


740 Wyoming Ave, Unit 7
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 283-9211


The Greenhouse Center Clubhouse

92 S Franklin St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 823-3554


Community Care Behavioral Health

72 Glenmaura National Blvd, Moosic, PA 18507 1-866-668-4696




NAMI Keystone PA 105 Braunlich Dr # 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 (412) 366-3788

Toll Free Helpline

NAMI Luzerne/Wyoming


(570) 371-3844
PA Department of Mental Health P.O. Box 2675

Harrisburg, PA 17105





AA & NA Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

Virtual NA Meetings – If there are issues getting into meetings click the Area link for Current Information

Mid-Atlantic Region

12:00 PM Daily I.P. discussion meeting

7:OO PM Daily JFT Daily Meditation meeting

Worldwide Meetings through the day and night schedule at:


Beehive Area Meetings (Wilkes Barre and surrounding areas)

Tuesday 8:00-9:00PM: New Thought

Friday 6:30 – 8:00PM: Experience Strength & Hope Group

Saturday 10:00 – 11:30AM: Experience Strength & Hope Group

Sunday 7:00 – 8:00 PM: We Came to Believe


Greater Scranton Steamtown Area

Tuesday through Saturday at Noon:  Midday Miracles:  ZOOM CODE: 889-948-631 PASSCODE: 1953


Mondays, 7:00 – 8:00PM:  Recovery 101      ZOOM CODE: 418-076-509     PASSCODE: 1953

  • 7:00 – 8:30 PM: Primary Purpose ZOOM CODE: 275-470-003  PASSCODE: 1953


Tuesdays, 7:00PM – 8:30PM:  Freedom        ZOOM CODE: 450-730-670     PASS CODE: 1953


Wednesdays, 7:30PM – 8:30PM:  More Will Be Revealed   ZOOM CODE: 133-733-958     PASS CODE: 1953

  • 8:00PM – 9:00PM: Standing Together    ZOOM CODE:  940-309-225
  • 7:30 – 9:00 PM: Surrender to Serenity    ZOOM CODE: 876-188-152     PASS CODE: 1953


Thursdays, 8:00PM – 9:00PM:  Standing Together               ZOOM CODE: 226-977-880     PASS CODE: 1953


Saturdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM:  Surrender to Serenity         ZOOM CODE: 715-851-204     PASSWORD: 068114

  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Recovery                             ZOOM CODE: 843-385-6074   PASSCODE:  779997


Sundays, 10:00AM – 11:00AM:  When at the End of the Road ZOOM CODE: 423-424-759 PASSCODE:  1953

  • 8:00PM – 9:00PM: Standing Together               ZOOM CODE: 226-977-880     PASSWORD: 1953


Serenity in The Mountains (Hazleton area)

Sunday 6-7PM:  Against all Odds        


Monday 7-8 PMMiracle Group                     


Tuesday 12-1 PM:  Noon Meeting        78837165


Wednesday 12-1 PM:  Shot of Hope   


Thursday 12-1 PM:  Noon Meeting      78837165


Friday 12-1 PM:  Shot of Hope            


Saturday 6-7 PM:  Surrender in Tamaqua

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

AA Telephone Meeting:

Big Book study meeting will be chaired on telephone:

  • Monday 7 pm until further notice
  • Dial-In number: 14802970773
  • Access Code: 8714986

Online Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous virtual meetings website:

In case of quarantine or lack of physical meetings available to you, please feel free to explore sanctioned AA virtual meetings online. Click link below



**While the list is as up to date as possible, changes may occur due to the Covid-19 outbreak. It’s best to call ahead to make sure the hours and dates have not changed.

**Hazleton resources are highlighted in blue**   page1image30291840

Organization Contact Information Service(s) Provided Dates/Times
Al Beech/West Side Food Pantry

Church of Christ Uniting

109 S Sprague Ave.


(570) 288 – 8434

(570) 288 – 0934


Free food pick-up Church parking lot

Tuesday & Friday

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Catholic Social Services Hazleton

106/108 South Church Street


(570) 455 – 1521 Food pantry

(Proof of residency required)


(Clients must have been a permanent resident of Luzerne County for 6+ months)

Monday & Thursday

1:00 pm – -4:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEO Hazleton Food Pantry

100 West Broad Street


(570) 455 – 4994 Food Pantry Monday & Thursday

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEO Wilkes-Barre Food Pantry

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

190 South Main St


(570) 826 – 0510 Food Pantry Monday & Wednesday

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hilltop Clothes Closet and Food Bank

Plains United Methodist Church

133 North Main St

Plains, PA 18705

(570) 822 – 2730 Food and Clothing

Available by appointment

Jewish Family Services

71 W. Northampton St


(570) 823 – 5137 Food Pantry Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Keystone Mission

290 Parkview Circle


(570) 871 – 4795 Emergency Food Assistance Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Reach of St. Stephen’s Church

35 S Franklin St


(570) 829 – 5611 Food Pantry

Clothing Closet

Monday – Friday

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Clothing Closet

Tuesday: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Salvation Army

356 West Broad St


(570) 454 – 1631

(570) 454 – 5139

Free lunch soup kitchen Monday – Friday

10:30 am – 11:00 am

St. Vincent De Paul Kitchen

39 E Jackson St


(570) 829 – 7796 1 free meal per day

Food Pantry

11:00 am – 12:20 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays

9:00 am – 11:00 am

United Charities

107 West Madison Avenue

West Hazleton

(570) 455 – 1529 Food Pantry

Serves residents of the Greater Hazleton Area and the Hazleton Area School District

Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 4:00 pm




Stressed, overwhelmed, worried, exhausted or depressed?


Try the following tips that may help you:



REACH OUT to a friend or family member OFTEN

TAKE A BREAK from watching TV and online activities

Take care of you:  Eat Healthy foods, Drink water, Sleep




Pamper yourself

            Soak yourself in hot relaxing bath – Lavender oil helps relieve stress

            Cook a homemade meal you haven’t made before

            Look up how to give yourself a facial using only ingredients from your kitchen


            Walk outside (while practicing safe social distancing of course)

            Practice Basic Yoga

            Just simply stretch

            Go for a run (while practicing safe social distancing of course)

            Play fetch with your dog in your yard

            Dance in your living room to your favorite song

Acquire a new skill

            Search free online videos/courses on what interests you

            Learn to play guitar

            Learn to draw animals

            Learn a new language

            Take up knitting

            Practice Origami

Connect with family, friends, co-workers and do it often

            Practice physical distancing with social intimacy

            Use social media to connect

            Facetime often

            Have a virtual coffee meeting

            Start an online bookclub/movieclub/fanclub

            Old fashion phone call is still cool too

Entertain yourself with positivity

            Watch a funny movie or a stand up comedian

            Only watch good stories that are about good people doing good deeds

            Make up a silly song

            Record yourself and share with your friends and family (entertain them too)

            Read a good book

            Read positive self-affirmations and positive quotes



Write down 3-5 activities that really make you happy.

Post the list in places you will look to remind yourself how to take care of you

Actually do one or two of the activities on a regular basis to prevent stress and mental fatigue

Know when to go to this self-care plan whenever you need to


Who is most at risk for experiencing mental distress?

  1. Someone who already had a pre-existing condition prior to the onset of COVID-19.
    1. May include:
      1. Someone with an ongoing medical condition (a disability, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, alcohol/substance addiction)
      2. Someone with an ongoing mental health condition (depression, anxiety)
    2. Someone who has limited resources, such as limited financial resources, housing, food
    3. Someone who has limited family support
    4. The elderly who live alone
    5. Someone who recently lost their job
    6. Someone who recently lost a loved one or is caring for a loved one who has an ongoing medical condition
    7. Someone who has been working excessively due to the COVID-19 Crisis (Medical staff, Grocery staff, Restaurant staff, Truck drivers, etc)
    8. Someone who lives alone


What do I do if someone I know may be in mental distress?

  1. Check in with them often
  2. See the enclosed community resources for further guidance
  3. If someone you know is in immediate danger to themselves or others, Call 211





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