Counseling Resources



(315) 448-6555 Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse, open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Vera House

(315) 468-3260 24 hour help for victims of domestic violence

McMahon-Ryan Child Advocacy Center

(315) 701-2985 Information about how to report child abuse, intervention and education.


(315) 463-1100 Onondaga County's Intensive Case Management Children & Family Program; provides clinical case management services to families with one or more seriously emotionally disturbed child or adolescent experiencing a crisis.


(315) 251-1400 24 hour suicide prevention and crisis counseling and referral.

211 CNY

Dial 211 for Information and referrals for human services within a five county region. This is a hotline to help families and individuals find referrals for help with things such as housing, food, mental health, substance abuse, disaster relief, legal assistance and finances.

Hotline Numbers

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

National Adolescent Suicide Hotline: 1-800-621-4000

Hotline for Teens that Cut: 1-800-366-8288

National Eating Disorder Hotline: 1-800-248-3285

Be Sober Hotline: 1-800-237-6237

Drug Help National Helpline: 1-800-378-4435

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Cyber Tipline 1-800-843-5678 (To report suspected online child sexual exploitation)


ARISE Outpatient Mental Health Services

(315) 671-2955 Clinic serving children, adolescents & adults with mental health issues.

Most insurance & Medicaid accepted; sliding scale


(315) 455-7591 Individual & family counseling for children, adolescents & adults with disabilities and mental health challenges.

The Couple & Family Therapy Center at Syracuse University

(315) 443-3023 Counseling provided by masters or doctoral students. Some bilingual therapists.

DO NOT accept Medicaid or any insurance; sliding scale.

Psychological Health Care

(315) 200-1056 Individual and family therapy for children, adolescents and adults.

Most insurances and Medicaid accepted.

Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare

(315) 471-0568 (Main number) SBH Clinic offers Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for children and adolescents. Patients are able to walk in without an appointment Monday-Friday, 8 AM-3 PM. For more information call (315) 471-1564, ext.143

Jewish Family Services

(315) 445-0820 Counseling and support services

Vera House

(315) 468-3260 Individual, family and group counseling for those suffering from sexual or domestic violence.

Counseling services are free.

St. Joseph’s Mental Health Services

(315) 703-2800 Individual, family and group therapy for families & youth under 18.

Insurance & Medicaid accepted; sliding scale.

LINKS Program through St. Joseph's – (315) 458-6111, Satellite clinic on Taft Road. Accepts insurance & Medicaid.

Liberty Resources

(315) 472-4471 Counseling for children and families.

Insurance & Medicaid accepted; sliding scale.

Syracuse Community Health Center

(315) 476-7921 individual & Family Services

Counseling, Addictions, Psychiatric Services; *Accepts Medicaid

SUNY Upstate Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

(315) 464-3145 Diagnostic evaluations, psychological testing, individual and family counseling.

Most insurance accepted; sliding scale. *Accepts Medicaid

Catholic Charities

(315) 424-1800 Programs focus on children and families, at-risk youth, and provide counseling services.


Hospice of CNY Children and Teen Support

(315) 634-1100 990 Seventh North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088

Individual grief counseling for children, adults and families; support groups for adults and children.

No fee for services, but donations are accepted.

Hope For Bereaved Center

(315) 475-HOPE (4673) 4500 Onondaga Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13219

Individual, group and telephone grief counseling for children, adults and families

No fee for services, but donations accepted. Free monthly newsletter for 5 months.


Office of Mental Health

New York State offers a range of services to help you to identify emotional health needs early and to provide any needed treatment or support.

Salvation Army Family Resource/Support

(315) 475-1688 For help with economic and emotional stressors that are impacting your family.


Out-Patient Resources

Conifer Park

(315) 453-3911 Syracuse Outpatient Clinic

526 Old Liverpool Road, Liverpool, NY 13088

Bright Path Counseling Center

(315) 453-3911 NYS Licensed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Outpatient Clinic

7266 Buckley Road, North Syracuse, NY 13212

Syracuse Behavioral Health

(315) 471-0568

Various locations

In-Patient Resources

Tully Hill Chemical Dependency Treatment Center

800-456-6114 · 315-696-6114

5821 Route 80, PO Box 1116, Tully, NY 13159