Community Mental Health Resources

**Crisis Response Centers

For Emergency Treatment and Hospitalization Five Crisis Response Centers are available to serve city residents requiring emergency behavioral health services, providing needed care in a safe setting.

The Crisis Response Centers are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. A partial list of emergency services provided includes:   Medication restraints,   Acute therapeutic intervention,   In-patient hospitalization,   Referrals for outpatient care.

They are:

  • Einstein Crisis Response Center at Germantown

Germantown Community Health Services

One Penn Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19144

(Near the intersection of Chew Avenue and Olney Avenue, next to La Salle University)


  • Friends Hospital Crisis Response Center

4641 Roosevelt Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19124


  • Hall-Mercer Crisis Response Center (Center City/South Philadelphia)

245 S 8th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107


  • Temple University/Episcopal Crisis Response Center (North Philadelphia)

100 East Lehigh Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19125


  • Mercy Hospital Crisis Response Center (West Philadelphia)

5401 Cedar Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19143


  • Children’s Crisis Treatment Center
    1080 North Delaware Avenue, Suite 600
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
    P: 215-496-0707

***Local Mental Health Clinics

Philadelphia Mental Health Center

1235 Pine St
(215) 735-9381

Philadelphia Mental Health Cr
123 S Broad St
(215) 546-0300

Mental Health Association
1211 Chestnut St
(215) 751-1800

John F Kennedy Behavioural Health Center

112 N Broad St
(215) 568-0860

Fairmount Behavioral Health System

561 Fairthorne Ave
(215) 487-4100

Community Behavioral Health

Ste 7000
801 Market St, Philadelphia
(215) 413-3100

The Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC) in Philadelphia are non-profit organizations providing mental health services to the community. Any Philadelphia resident can use the services of any CMHC listed below.

Hall-Mercer Community
245 South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215-829-5433

Citizens Acting Together Can Help, Inc. (CATCH)
1409 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Telephone: 215-735-7435

The Consortium, Inc.
University City Counseling Center
451 University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Southwest Counseling Center
6408 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Telephone: 215-596-8163, 215-596-8000, ext. 229 (intake for both locations)

Children’s Outpatient Services
26 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-596-8300

Community Council for Mental Health and Mental Retardation
4900 Wyalusing Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Telephone: 215-473-7033

Wes Health Centers
1006 West Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Telephone: 215-226-7100

Community Organization for Mental Health and Retardation, Inc. (COMHAR)
3201 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Telephone: 215-427-5800

Intercommunity Action, Inc. (Interac)
6012 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Telephone: 215-487-1330
Special service of Interac:
Mental Health Services for Deaf Consumers
Telephone: 215-487-2134
TTY: 215-487-7718

Northwestern Human Services
27 East Mount Airy Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Telephone: 215-248-6700

Dr. Warren E. Smith Health Centers
1315 Windrim Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Telephone: 215-455-3900

Northeast Community Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation
Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Avenue
Orleans Building
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: 215-831-2800

People Acting to Help, Inc. (PATH)
8220 Castor Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Telephone: 215-728-4600

Northwestern Human Services of Philadelphia
Benjamin Rush Division
11082 Knights Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
Telephone: 215-632-9040
For further assistance, contact:

Philadelphia Office of Mental Health & Mental Retardation
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2907
Telephone: 215-685-5460

Federally Qualified Community Mental Health Centers in Philadelphia

John F. Kennedy Center 112 N. Broad St. 215-568-0860
Hall-Mercer 8th and Locust Sts. 215-829-5249
CATCH, Inc. 1409 Lombard St. 215-735-7435
Consortium CMH/MRC 4912 Chester Ave. 215-596-8163
Community Council 4900 Wyalusing Ave. 215-473-7033
Dr. Warren E. Smith Centers 1006 W. Lehigh Ave. 215-226-7100
CO-MHAR 100 W. Lehigh Ave 215-427-6600
INTERAC 6012 Ridge Ave 215-487-0915
Northwest Human Services 27 E. Mt Airy Ave. 215-991-3802
Warren E. Smith Centers 1315 Windrim Ave. 215-456-2626
NE Community Center Roosevelt Blvd. & Adams Ave. 215-831-2800
PATH 8220 Castor Ave. 215-728-4600
Benjamin Rush Center 11082 Knights Rd. 215-632-9040