Where Do I Go for Help?

There are many local public and private counseling, therapy, and treatment services available to families experiencing a problem with alcohol or drugs.

Local Hot Lines

  • Addiction Center of Broome County (ACBC)     607-723-7308
  • Alcohol & Drug Crisis Line (UHS)     607-762-2257
  • Gateway Center for Youth     607-584-7800 
  • New Horizons Chemical Dependency Program (UHS)     607-762-3232
  • RISE Domestic Violence Hotline     607-754-4340
  • Suicide Crisis Center (UHS)     607-762-2302 

Support Groups / Self Help

  • Alcoholics Anonymous 607-722-5983 Meetings for people who have a drinking problem.
  • Alateen Groups 1-888-425-2666 Meetings for teenagers living with an alcoholic parent.
  • AL-ANON 1-888-425-2666 Meetings for families and friends of problem drinkers.
  • Narcotics Anonymous 607-762-9116 Meetings for people who need support related to alcohol & other drug problems.
  • First Call For Help  Contact for local meeting schedules. 

For a list of private medical professionals in Broome, Tioga and Chenango Counties specializing in alcohol and other drug related problems please contact:

  • Broome County Medical Society 607-772-8493
  • Mental Health Association 607-771-8888 

Other Community Resources

  • ACCORD (Dispute Resolutions) 607-724-5153
  • Child Protective Services 607-778-2647
  • Broome County Mental Health Services 607-778-1152
  • Broome County Health Department 607-778-3930
  • Broome County Social Services 607-778-8850
  • Broome County Stop DWI Program 607-778-2056
  • Catholic Social Services 607-729-9166
  • Crime Victims Assistance Center 607-722-4256
  • Family and Children’s Society 607-729-6206
  • First Call For Help 607-729-9100
  • Gateway Center for Youth 607-584-7800 
  • High Hope Crisis Intervention 607-777-4357
  • Lourdes Youth Services 607-584-4500
  • PINS Diversion Program 607-778-2121
  • RISE Domestic Violence Assistance 607-748-7453
  • Samaritan Counseling Center of the Southern Tier 607-754-2660
  • Southern Tier AIDS Program 607-798-1706
  • Corner for Youth & Family Services 607-584-4465
  • Broome County Urban League 607-723-7303
  • YWCA Residential Supportive Services 607-772-0340 

CHENANGO COUNTY

  • Catholic Charities Of Chenango County 607-334-8244
  • Chenango County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services 607-337-1680
  • Chenango County Health Department 607-337-1660
  • Chenango County Mental Health Services 607-337-1600
  • Chenango County Youth Bureau 607-337-1656
  • Chenango County Sheriff 607-334-2000
  • UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital 607-337-4111
  • Dispute Resolution Center for Chenango County 607-336-5442
  • Center for Family Counseling in Greene 607-656-7828
  • The Place, Programming for Chenango County Youth 607-336-9696
  • Chenango County Stop-DWI 607-337-1656 

TIOGA COUNTY

  • ACCORD (Dispute Resolutions) 607-687-8405
  • Tioga County Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Inc 607-687-6349
  • Tioga County Alcohol & Drug Service (Waverly, NY) 607-565-2800
  • Tioga County Mental Health Department: Primary Clinic in Owego, NY 607-687-4000 & Satellite Clinic in Waverly, NY 565-9594

Hotlines - State & National

  • AIDS National Hotline 1-800-342-2437
  • AIDS National Hotline Staffed by Teens 1-800-234-TEENS
  • Alcohol Abuse (24-Hour Information) 1-800-ALCOHOL
  • Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453
  • Cocaine Hotline 1-800-262-2463
  • NYS HOPEline for Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Problem Gambling 1-877-846-7369
  • NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotlines 1-800-577-TIPS
  • AL-ANON or ALATEEN 1-800-425-2666
  • National Runaway Switchboard (Crisis) 1-800-621-4000
  • National Runaway Safeline 1-800-RUNAWAY
  • NYS Domestic Violence 1-800-942-6906
  • STD National Hotline 1-800-227-8922
  • Covenant House Counseling Line 1-800-999-9999
  • Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222 

Schools

Parents seeking help may contact their local school resource person for confidential assistance.