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WELLNESS KIT – CRISIS KIT

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.

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY:



CONTACT HELPLINE @:

1(888) 829-1341 or (570) 829-1341 or by texting your zip code to 898211
PA211 FACEBOOK PAGE

 

 

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

 

ChildLine

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

 

Luzerne/Wyoming County D&A

570-826-3035

 

Luzerne County Domestic Violence Service Center

1-800-424-5600

 

Wyoming County Victim’s Resource Center

1-866-206-9050

 

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)

Other:

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 www.northeastcounseling.org

 

Northeast Counseling Services (Hazleton) 750 E Broad St

Hazleton, PA 18201

 

(570) 455-6385 www.northeastcounseling.org

 

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

(570) 825-6425

http://www.cscwv.org/csc/home/main.aspx

 

Omni Health Services, Inc. 1747B East Broad St, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 455-0322 http://www.omhsi1.com/

 

VA Medical Center Mental Health Clinic

(Wilkes-Barre)

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

Extension 7737
877-928-2621

Extension 7737

https://www.wilkes-barre.va.gov/services/Mental_Health.asp

 

 

Local Mental Health Agencies

Northeast Counseling Services (Nanticoke) 121 S Prospect St

Nanticoke, PA 18634

(570) 735-7590 www.northeastcounseling.org

 

Northeast Counseling Services (Hazleton) 750 E Broad St

Hazleton, PA 18201

 

(570) 455-6385 www.northeastcounseling.org

 

Children’s Behavioral Health Services 104 Woodward Hill Rd, Edwardsville, PA 18704 (570) 714-7230 http://cbhsinc.com/

 

 

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

 

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

 

VA Medical Center Mental Health Clinic

(Wilkes-Barre)

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

Extension 7737
877-928-2621

Extension 7737

https://www.wilkes-barre.va.gov/services/Mental_Health.asp

 

Omni Health Services, Inc.

(Hazelton)

1747B East Broad St, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 455-0322 http://www.omhsi1.com/

 

 

MH Caseworker Services

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties MHDS 111 N Pennsylvania Ave, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 826-3030 https://www.luzernecounty.org/466/Mental-Health-Developmental-Services

 

Northeast Counseling Services (Nanticoke) 121 S Prospect St

Nanticoke, PA 18634

(570)735-7590 www.northeastcounseling.org

 

Northeast Counseling Services (Hazleton) 750 E Broad St

Hazleton, PA 18201

 

(570) 455-6385 www.northeastcounseling.org

 

Community Counseling Services 110 S. Pennsylvania Boulevard Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 552-6000 http://www.northeastcounseling.org/

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Catholic Social Services

(Wilkes-Barre)

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

 

(570) 829-3489

www.dioceseofscranton.org

 

Catholic Social Services

(Hazleton)

214 West Walnut Street Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 455-1521 www.dioceseofscranton.org

 

Merakey

 

 

150 Mundy St, Wilkes-Barre Township, PA 18702 (570) 820-6205 www.merakey.org

 

Local Hospitals

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital 575 North River Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764 (570) 262-9836 http://commonwealthhealth.net

 

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

 

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

 

 

MH Hospital

First Hospital Wyoming Valley 562 Wyoming Ave, Kingston, PA 18704 (570) 552-3900 www.commonwealthhealth.net/first-hospital-commonwealth

 

 

Local Police

Wilkes-Barre City Police 15 N Washington St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 208-4200 www.wilkes-barre.city/wilkes-barre-city-police-dept

 

Hazleton City Police 40 N Church St # 1, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 459-4940 http://www.hazletoncity.org/Departments/police-department.html

 

West Hazelton Police Headquarters 122 East Broad St,

Hazleton, PA 18201

(570) 455-3733 www.whpd@ptd.net

 

Luzerne County 9-1-1 Center

100 Young Street
Hanover Township, PA18706
911

(Non-Emergency)

 

(570) 826-3059

www.luzernecounty.org/150/9-1-1-Communications

 

 

PA State Police

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

 

(570) 697-2000

https://www.psp.pa.gov/troop%20directory/Pages/Troop-P.aspx

 

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

 

(570) 459-3890

www.psp.pa.gov/troop directory/Pages/Troop-N.aspx

 

 

Additional Service Providers

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

 

Path Stone

 

100 North Wilkes Barre Boulevard # 112
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 822-1234 https://pathstone.org/services-by-location/#pa

 

 

Volunteers of America

25 North River Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 (570) 825-5261 https://www.voapa.org/

 

Allied Health Services

(Wilkes-Barre)

150 Mundy Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-3800 www.allied-services.org

 

Allied Health Services

(Kingston)

740 Wyoming Ave, Unit 7
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 283-9211 www.allied-services.org

 

The Greenhouse Center Clubhouse

92 S Franklin St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 (570) 823-3554 http://www.paclubhouse.org

 

Community Care Behavioral Health

72 Glenmaura National Blvd, Moosic, PA 18507 1-866-668-4696 https://www.ccbh.com/

 

 

Other

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

Toll Free Helpline

1-888-264-7972

https://www.namikeystonepa.org/
NAMI Luzerne/Wyoming

Counties

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

Harrisburg, PA 17105

1-800-692-7462

Helpline

http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/mentalhealthservices/

 

 

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  https://zoom.us/j/806452549

7:OO PM Daily JFT Daily Meditation meeting  https://zoom.us/j/764455756

Worldwide Meetings through the day and night schedule at:  https://www.na.org/?ID=virtual_meetings

 

Beehive Area Meetings (Wilkes Barre and surrounding areas) https://nabeehive.org/beehive-area-meetings/

Tuesday 8:00-9:00PM: New Thought  https://zoom.us/j/985867294

Friday 6:30 – 8:00PM: Experience Strength & Hope Group  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2784680213

Saturday 10:00 – 11:30AM: Experience Strength & Hope Group     https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2784680213

Sunday 7:00 – 8:00 PM: We Came to Believe  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/623544409

 

Greater Scranton Steamtown Area  https://www.gssana.com/meetings

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) https://marscna.org/meeting/SITMANA%20Virtual%20Meeting%20List.pdf

Sunday 6-7PM:  Against all Odds                  https://zoom.us/j/913471890

 

Monday 7-8 PMMiracle Group                               https://zoom.us/j/519980252

 

Tuesday 12-1 PM:  Noon Meeting                 https://us04web.zoom.us/j/64 78837165

 

Wednesday 12-1 PM:  Shot of Hope             https://zoom.us/j/966540125

 

Thursday 12-1 PM:  Noon Meeting               https://us04web.zoom.us/j/64 78837165

 

Friday 12-1 PM:  Shot of Hope                      https://zoom.us/j/966540125

 

Saturday 6-7 PM:  Surrender in Tamaqua    https://zoom.us/j/552210586

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

LUZERNE COUNTY

LIST OF FOOD AND CLOTHING RESOURCES

**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.

Kingston

(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

Hazleton

(570) 455 – 1521 Food pantry

(Proof of residency required)

Shelter

(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

Hazleton

(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

Wilkes-Barre

(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

Wilkes-Barre

(570) 823 – 5137 Food Pantry Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Keystone Mission

290 Parkview Circle

Wilkes-Barre

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

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Reach of St. Stephen’s Church

35 S Franklin St

Wilkes-Barre

(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

Hazleton

(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

Wilkes-Barre

(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

 

 

ARE YOU FEELING

Stressed, overwhelmed, worried, exhausted or depressed?

 

Try the following tips that may help you:

Know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE

WE’RE in this TOGETHER

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

SHARE your FEELINGS with OTHERS

GET SOME P.E.A.C.E.

 

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

Exercise

            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

 

HOW TO CREATE A SELF-CARE PLAN

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

REACH OUT TO OTHERS

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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