Free Crisis Counseling Available In Cherokee And Wyandotte Counties

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Release date: 
June 10, 2003
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Lenexa, KS - Short-term intervention counseling referral services for the residents of Wyandotte County are just a phone call away. Adults, children and senior citizens who live in Wyandotte County may call 913-831-1773 for assistance, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

These services are available for individuals who would like to get help coping with stress brought on by the disaster. There is no cost through the Immediate Services Program. This program is intended to enable the state or local agency to respond to the immediate needs with screening, diagnostic, and counseling techniques. Outreach services such as public information and community networking are also available.

Residents of Cherokee County who need crisis counseling can call 1-888-582-2759 for assistance. Anyone who sustained damage to their home or business from the recent storms and tornadoes should register for assistance with FEMA by calling the toll-free number: 1 800 621-FEMA (3362). TTY service is available for the speech and hearing impaired at 1 800 462 7585.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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