Emergency Resources


  • If you are in a true and urgent emergency, please call 911 immediately.

  • Delaware County Mobile Crisis Unit

    • 1-855-889-7827​

    • Call if you are in crisis and are unable to drive or be driven to a crisis facility



  • Helplines

    • United Way: 211

    • Benefits Helpline (COMPASS): 1-800-692-7462

    • ChildLine: 800-932-0313

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

    • PA Consumer Service Center: 610-891-4865

    • PA Get Help Now: 800-662-4357

    • Postpartum Depression: 800-773-6667

    • Veteran's Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

    • Vet2Vet Veteran's Crisis Hotline: 1-877-VET-2-VET or 1-877-838-2838

    • Youth America Hotline-Counseling for Teens by Teens: 1-877-YOUTHLINE or 1-877-968-8454

    • Healthy Baby Information Helpline: 1-800-986-2229

    • Community Action Agency of Delaware County Veteran Helpline: 610-874-8451

    • National Runaway Safe-line: 1-800-786-2929  www.1800runaway.org  


  • Delaware County Emergency Services

    • 360 N. Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

    • 610-565-8700

    • https://delawarecounty911.com/

    • Divisions include Communications, Emergency Management, Special Operations, and Systems Management.

    • Volunteer with our Citizen Corps program via www.delcocitizencorps.com

    • Obtain FREE training on personal & family emergency preparedness, active shooter, access & functional needs, and continuity of operations planning.  


  • Delaware County Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) TeaM

    • 610-565-871

    • For first responders

    • Pre-event resiliency planning

    • Proactive training

    • Networking

    • Self-care techniques

    • On-scene and post-incident support

    • Peer to peer, individual and group interaction


  • Delaware County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)

    • 610-565-8700

    • www.delcocitizencorps.com

    • Our goal is to allow local volunteer medical and health professionals to contribute their skills and expertise throughout the year as well as during times of community need.  Our Medical Reserve Corps unit is made up of medical and non-medical volunteers who can assist our community during an emergency, such as an earthquake, hurricane, ice storm, an influenza epidemic, a chemical spill or an act of terrorism.

    • Please see calendar for upcoming events


  • Delaware County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

    • 610-565-8700

    • www.delcocitizencorps.com

    • CERT is about readiness, people helping people, rescuer safety and doing the greatest good for the greatest number. CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens will be initially on their own and their actions can make a difference. Through training, citizens can manage utilities and put out small fires; treat the three killers by opening airways, controlling bleeding, and treating for shock; provide basic medical aid; search for and rescue victims safely and organize themselves and spontaneous volunteers to be effective.



  • Delaware County Amateur Radio Emergency Services

    • 610-565-8700

    • http://delcoares.org/

    • Delaware County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is an organized unit of trained, FCC-licensed volunteer Amateur Radio operators dedicated to providing back-up, auxiliary emergency communication support to the Delaware County Department of Emergency Services (DES). Support is also provided to local, county and state agencies including PEMA and federal agencies including FEMA during disasters and other emergencies. The unit also provides communication support for public service events, widespread health emergencies, and important exercises and drills


All organization requests such as adding a resource, changing existing resource information, or adding an event to the calender please email Delco Resources at resourcesdelco@gmail.com

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