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Crisis Contact

Crisis Contact

Program Coordinator:

Sara Spruth


Program Established: 1971

(as Rap Line)

219.938.0900 Local

(Varying days & hours)

1.800.519.0469 Indiana Statewide

(Varying days and hours)

Local callers may also dial 211

(or 1-800-826-7871)

for community resources or information,
24 hours a day, 7 days a week) more info

1.800.273.TALK Nationwide

(24 hours/7 days a week)

In Northwest Indiana, calls made to this line will be automatically routed to the next available call center in the U.S

Program Motto: "Someone to talk to, someone to listen"

Program Description: Crisis Contact is a free crisis, listening, information and referral service which originally started in 1971 as the "Rap line."

Thousands of calls have been received from people dealing with relationship, family, loneliness, or just seeking information on what kind of help is available and how to reach it. Sometimes talking through a problem with a caring listener goes a long way to resolving it.

Program Eligibility: Any person seeking someone with whom to talk through a problem while remaining anonymous may call Crisis Contact free of charge.

National Associations:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



Lifeline International  

Employment Opportunities: None at this time.

Volunteers Needed: YES. Please contact Sara Spruth for details.


Our beloved Willie Perry passed away on May 24, 2014.  She will forever be in our hearts, and we will honor her legacy of hard work and compassion.  She helped so many people, and she will missed, greatly.

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