A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery
last update thu 11/23/18 21:25pm EST, send changes to email@example.com
Other peer-run respite programs from National Empowerment Center
Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC) recent Peer Warmline feature in the SAMHSA Recovery to Practice weekly newsletter 11/12/10.
Warm line featured in the Boston Globe on February 5, 2009! (Article written before our collaboration with NERLC and the expansion from three to six days a week.)
The Warmline Guide is now live at:
To search for Warmlines by state, click on a state in the list below.(Note: Warmlines listed in red are nationally accessible and welcome calls from anywhere)
Alabama peer-run warm line manned by peers in recovery from mental illness. 1-800-639-3000. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tucson Warmline (sorry no longer takes out of state calls)
520-770-9909 or 877-770-9912 in southern Arizona
Vision of Hope Warmline
Hours: 24/7 never closes.
Only accepting callers from Maricopa County
Project Return Peer Support Network
The OC Warmline - NAMI Orange County
Peer Warmline Connection
San Diego Warmline for San Diego residents
Northern Valley Talk Line
Warm Line: Consumer to Consumer - The Meeting Place Clubhouse, Inc.
MHA SETH Line
Hours: Monday - Friday 6-10p
Illinois Warmline - Illinois Mental Health Collaborative
Warmline - KEYS Consumer Organization
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; talk to each individual for fifteen minutes each day.
The Warm Line is available for the following counties in Iowa: Benton, Bremer, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn.
CHATLINE - MHA of South Central Kansas
(316) 684-CHAT (2428)
Hours: 5:00 - 10:00 pm every day except designated agency holidays
Compassionate Ear Warmline
Local Number is: (913) 281-2251
4 pm - 10 pm, 7 days a week
Kansas crisis number: 800-784-2433
Warm Line - Participation Station
(859) 252-0058 Lexington area
(877) 840-5167 Bluegrass area
Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:30am-9:00pm; Friday - Saturday 5:00pm-9:00pm.
The Louisiana Warm Line
The Louisiana Warmline is a noncrisis phone line staffed by trained and certified Peer Support Specialists providing confidential and non-judgmental peer support. The Warmline is open to all adults living in Louisiana who are interested in this service.
Toll Free: 1-800-730-8375
Maine Warm Line - Sweetster, Inc.
Statewide: (207) 772-9276
Statewide clinical crisis number: (866) 771-WARM (9276)
Hours: 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Warm Line is a toll free number from anywhere in Maine.
Maryland Peer Warm-Line
We help individuals living with mental health and/or substance use needs. We provide support and resources for people who are having a difficult time, might be isolating, might be entering in or out of a hospital, or if you just need to talk to somebody.
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 3pm – 9pm
The Peer Warm Line - Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC)
Toll Free: (877) 733-7563
Hours: Monday to Sunday, 4pm - 8 pm
Western Mass RLC Peer Support Line - Western Mass Recovery Learning Community (WMRLC)
Toll Free: (888) 407-4515
Hours: Friday through Monday, 8pm - midnight
Western Mass Peer Support Line
Edinburg Center Warmline
617 875 0748
New Hours as of November, 2018:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
(closed Wednesday and Sunday)
4:00PM - 7:00PM and 10:00pm - 12:00AM 365 days a year
Call (978) 629-8485
After three beeps enter your phone number and a volunteer will call you back shortly.
617-689-1050, 617-689-1051, M-F & Sun
For the crisis line call 800-528-4890 or 617-774-6036, OPEN 24 HOURS
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Monday - Friday; 1 pm - 4 pm Saturday and Sunday
This warmline does not take incoming calls; calls are made by appointment only. To schedule a 15 minute appointment, call Mark Knowlton at 508-879-2250, ext. 168. Must reside in the Metro-West area.
Minnesota NAMI Warmline
Thursday - Sunday 4 pm - 8 pm CST
Mental Health Minnesota Warmline
Toll free: 867-404-3190
Friendship Line - Depressive, Manic-Depressive Association of St. Louis
Hours: Weekdays from 9 a.m. to4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Local Phone: (314) 652-6105
NAMI Missouri Warmline
Hours: 9 am - 9 pm, 7 days a week
Central Missouri crisis number
DMDA of St. Louis Friendship Line
Mental Health Association of the Heartland "Compassionate Ear Warm Line"
English Line: 4:00–10:00 pm 365 days
The TLC Warmline
We are the TLC Warmline (TLC stands for Talk, Listen, Care).
Open from 4 PM until 10 PM 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Local: 573-651-3642 and Toll Free: 1-877-626-0638.
We are a service of the Community Counseling Center and the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Visit our web at www.cccntr.com
The Hope Center NAMI Southwest Missouri
Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5:00pm CST
Local Phone:(417) 864-3676
Montana Warmline and Virtual Drop-In Center - MHA of Montana
Toll Free: (877) 688-3377
Hours: Monday - Friday 4:00-10:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday 1:00-10:00 PM
Keene Area Warmline
7 pm – 10 pm, 7 days a week
Local crisis number: 603-357-4400
(note: this warmline may be merging with Stepping Stone as of 7/1/09)
Stepping Stone Warmline
603-543-0920 or locally: 888-582-0920
5 pm – 10 pm, 7 days a week
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm, 7 days a week
Laconia crisis number: 603-524-1100
Concord crisis number: 603-934-3400
Connections Peer Support Center
Outreach Warmline: 1-800-809-6262
Mon - Fri; 5pm-10pm
Call and either talk to someone or if we are on the line with someone, leave a message and we will call you back before the end of the day.
Peer Support Warmline 1-877-452-5433 Everyday
5:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Call if you are lonely, want to hear a friendly voice, or if you have a problem you want to talk about. Warmlines are staffed by consumers: people in recovery who have been trained to listen and give support.
WarmLine - HOPE Nevada/DBSA Souther Nevada
Toll Free: (855) 948-HOPE (4673)
Hours: 24 hours a day; 7 days a week.
Peer to Peer Support Line - MHA of Morris County
Toll Free: (877) 760-4987
Hours: The Peer to Peer Support Line is a non-crisis telephone support program for consumers and run by consumers. It is available 365 days per year from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Peer Recovery Warmline
Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 10:00PM
Saturday - Sunday 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
This line offers a peer counseling service, providing ongoing telephone support to behavioral health consumers as they work toward their recovery. (Messages received during off-hours are returned the next business day.)
The Empowerment Center in New York
Available 8 AM - 8 PM M-F (EST)
Parachute NYC, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Initiative
Open daily from 4 p.m. to midnight.
Parachute NYC is supported by a federal Healthcare Innovation Grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Peer Support Warm Line - Unique Peerspectives
Hours: Monday through Friday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Only open to residents of Onondaga County.
Phone Link: A Peer Support Warmline - MHA of Nassau County
(516) 489.0100 x2
Hours: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Spanish speaking on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Incuding holidays.
Association for mental health and wellness peer support line (newly added 7/25/18)
631-471-7242 ext. 1217
Hours: Saturdays 5pm to 10pm and Sundays 2pm to 7pm
Otsego County New York Regional Warm Line
The local telephone number is: 607 433-0661 and our 800 number is: 1 800 377-3281
Our hours of operation are: Monday through Friday from 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 10:30 pm
We've been serving the mental health community nationwide since 1999 and have recently extended the reach and duration of our services.
open 24 hours
(513) 931-WARM or (513) 931-9276
24-Hour Warmline - Recovery Outreach Community Center
Hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
David Romprey Oregon Warmline - Community Counseling Solutions
Serving Morrow, Wheeler, Gilliam, and Grant Counties
new! Delaware County Warmline (Delco)
Hours: Monday-Friday 6pm to midnight; 1pm-11pm weekends
View warmline website by Elwyn
Philadelphia Warmline (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Warm Line MHA of Greater Tarrant County.
1-817-546-7806 (not a crisis line)
2 pm - 6 pm M-F
Hope Peer Support Warmline
Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - Friday 4pm -10pm
An Ear to Listen and a Passion to Care
Number: 844-755-4673 (HOPE)
Support Line - Pathways Vermont
(833) VT - TALKS or (833) 888 - 2557
Hours: 3 pm - 6am, 7 Days a Week
Open to all Vermont residents.
The Rutland County Peer Run Warm-Line
Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open to all Vermont.
Peer Access Line (PAL) of Chittenden County
A free support helpline and program of Vermont Psychiatric Survivors with support from HowardCenter.
Hours: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 6-9 p.m.
local crisis number is: 1-802-488-6400
Vermont Psychiatric Survivors of Rutland
Monday-Friday 9 AM to 4 PM. It is statewide.
Washington County Warm Line
Hours: 6pm-11pm Every Day
Takes calls in state and out state
(MHAV) Warmline - Mental Health America of Virginia
9am-5pm Mondays through Fridays
Takes calls statewide and out of state
PSI provides a warm line for non-emergency calls at (304) 679-8183. This phone is manned by a volunteer peer mentor for those times you can't reach your buddy or just need someone to listen.
Serving all of Washington State and national.
Local calls: 206-933-7001
National and out of area calls: 1-877-500-9276
Hours are 7 days a week from 5 PM till 10 PM PST
Greater Puget Sound
Local calls: 206.933.7001
Toll free: 1.877.500.9276
We are open Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays from 5 to 10 pm. All callers welcome.
Washington Warmline - Crisis Clinic
Local: (206) 933-7001
Tool Free: (877) 500-9276
Hours: Wednesday and Friday 5 pm to 9 pm
Open to all Washington state residents.
Washington County Warm Line Calls
Friday and Saturday 6:00 - 9:00 pm
9455 Watertown Plank Road Milwaukee, WI 53715-1002
email: firstname.lastname@example.org for Mary Kay Wagner
Hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 6pm-10pm CT
Warmline, Inc. Milwaukee WI
Hours: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday thru Monday
To join a national email listserv of people who operate or are trying to start new warmlines, email email@example.com
To add to this list, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
This site can be reached at http://www.warmline.org.
A Kind Voice is a topic based call-in line staffed by volunteers. If you’re feeling a bit alone and would just like to talk with a kind voice about a book you read, a movie or ball game you saw, the news of the day or a range of other topics, please call us at 800.876.2399. We are open from 9AM to 10PM EST, 7 days a week.