Dr. Lydia Brill-School Psychologist

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County Resources:

1.  Help Line 
An information and referral service and first response point for crisis calls 
in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.  It operates twenty-four hours a day, 365 
days a year manned by trained caseworkers.

Phone:  570-829-1341 or 1-800-432-8007

2.  Alanon/Alateen Family Group-District 30
Alanon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of problem drinkers who wish 
to share their experience, strength, and hope with each other to solve their 
common problems and to understand the Alcoholism is a disease which affects 
the whole family.  Alanon provides weekly support group meetings and contact 
persons are available to speak with callers by phone.  Call the hotline 
number for information on scheduled meeting times and locations in your area.

Phone:  1-866-231-2650 or 570-603-0541

3.  The ARC of Luzerne County
The ARC supports persons with mental retardation and their families.  
Services include Representative Payee Program, education, outreach, 
information and referral, advocacy services, and parent and sibling support 

Phone:  570-714-6320

4.  Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Big Brothers/Big Sisters is a mentoring program operated by Catholic Social 
Services.  Their mission is provide an opportunity for positive growth and 
enrichment to children from single parent families.  This is accomplished 
through the companionship provided in a trusting and caring relationship with 

5.  Bridge Housing Program
The Bridge Housing Program is a transitional housing program for homeless or 
near homeless women and their dependent children.  It is operated by the 
Domestic Violence Service Center.  Services are provided to assist clients in 
achieving self-sufficiency.  Women who are accepted into the program must 
work, seek work, attend job training or be an active community volunteer.  
This agency does not provide emergency shelter.

Phone:  570-826-9185
Phone:  570-824-8756

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