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For immediate help, The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available. 

Crisis Lines

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE 

Butler County Crisis Consultation & Intervention: (513) 881-7180 

Clermont County Crisis Line 24/7: (513) 528-7283 

Hamilton County 24/7: (513) 281-CARE (2273) Mental Health America NKY & Southwest Ohio: (513) 721-2910 or (859) 431-1077 

NKY Addiction Services Council Helpline: 859-577-CARE (2273) 


Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati – Veteran Services: Our Emergency Resource Navigator(s) are Veterans who understand the challenges you are facing. They connect you with the right resources for you and your family, including financial resources, medical attention, benefits information, and housing. For more information, contact 513-878-2200. 

United Way 211: We're here to help – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – wherever life takes you. Dial 2-1-1 to speak to a trained professional who can connect you to essential community services. There's 411 for information and 911 for emergencies, but you can call 211 when you need help and don't know where to turn. 

American Red Cross: The Red Cross helps members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service. 

Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency (Utility, Rent): An advocate, provider and facilitator for a broad range of public and private resources, programs and policies which give low- to moderate-income individuals the opportunity to improve the quality of life for themselves, their families and their communities. 

Heroes' Fund: Providing emergency financial assistance to America's military personnel, who have served, or are serving in a combat-zone, and their immediate families, and find themselves in a difficult financial situation through no fault of their own and who currently reside in Butler, Warren, or Hamilton counties in Ohio. 

Indiana Community Action Associations: IN-CAA envisions a state with limited or no poverty, where its residents have decent, safe, and sanitary living conditions, and where resources are available to help low income individuals attain self-sufficiency. IN-CAA serves as an advocate and facilitator of policy, planning and programs to create solutions and share responsibility as leaders in the war against poverty. 

Northern Kentucky Community Action Agency: Since 1966, we have worked with hard-working families, offering them the resources, knowledge, and skills they need to realize their full potential. Although we offer immediate relief in times of need, our focus in on restoring families to self-reliance so they can retake control of their lives. 

Semper Fi Fund: The Semper Fi Fund provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities. We work to ensure that no one is left behind. 

USA Cares (Emergency Funds): Provides financial and advocacy assistance to post-9/11 active duty US military service personnel, veterans and their families. 

Veteran Affairs Homeless & Low-Income Resource Guide: A comprehensive guide for the Greater Cincinnati area.