In addition to direct assistance and referrals to outside agencies our mission calls for bringing specialty agencies into the community so that these needed services are closer and more accessible. Safe Berks, Family Guidance Center, and Maternal and Family Health Services have staff and offices within our Noble Street location. You can reach them directly here:
Safe Berks 24-hour hotline: 844-789-SAFE (7233) or text SAFE BERKS to 20121
Anyone in immediate danger should call 911
For Legal Services, please call 610-373-1206, ext. 107
For Counseling, please call 610-373-1206, ext. 606
Safe Berks, formerly Berks Women in Crisis, provides a safe haven and ongoing support system for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Victims of domestic violence or sexual assault who are seeking crisis services, including requests for shelter or medical advocacy, please call.
Family Guidance Center
610-374-4963 to schedule an appointment or for more information
Family Guidance Center is a non-profit counseling agency that has been serving the community since 1902. Our mission is to promote and support the personal and professional growth of adults, children and families in Berks County and surrounding areas by providing quality, culturally relevant counseling and related services that empower people to improve the quality of their lives. Family Guidance Center’s experienced staff of licensed professionals and master’s level clinicians provide counseling services that are tailored to the needs of our clients.
Maternal and Family Health Services (WIC)
570-931-0949 for more information and to apply
WIC will help you develop a strong nutritional foundation for your family’s future health.
Babies and children need good nutrition to grow up to be healthy and ready for success in school. WIC is here for you every step of the way, starting with pregnancy and through your child’s 5th birthday.