Community Resources

The UArts Counseling Center is knowledgeable about services and practitioners in our community and will be happy to make appropriate referrals. Please call the Counseling Center at 215-717-6630 or visit us in Gershman Hall, Suite 307.

Alcohol and Drugs

If you have insurance and are in need of drug and alcohol treatment (detox, rehab, intensive outpatient or inpatient care), first call the number listed on your current health insurance card.

If you are currently without health insurance, you may be eligible for drug and alcohol treatment  through Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI). Call 215-546-1200 for information.

Resources for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral
800-662-HELP (800-662-4357)

Thomas Jefferson University Substance Abuse Treatment Program
215-790-9942

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
215-923-7900

Cocaine Anonymous
610-325-9134

Congresso de Latino Unido Inc.
215-763-8870

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
215-440-8400

Women for Sobriety
215-536-8026

The Light Program
1420 Walnut Street, #500
Philadelphia, PA
888-686-7511

Counseling Resources

Life Counseling
1420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
800-882-2799

Council for Relationships
215-382-66801420
Provides low-cost services using a sliding scale. Also provides reduced-fee counseling for University of the Arts alumni.

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Crime Victims/Sexual Assault

Center City Crime Victim Services
215-665-9680

Crime Victim Compensation
800-233-2339

For Men Only (For Male Survivors of Sexual Assault)

Incest Survivors Anonymous
215-848-3830

National Organization of Victim Assistance
800-879-6682
Voice: 24 hours/day
TTY: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (ET)

The National Center for Victims of Crime
1-800-FYI-CALL
TTY - 1-800-211-7996

Women's Anti-Violence Education (WAVE)
215-241-5720

Domestic Violence Resources

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline (bilingual)
866-723-3014

Congreso De Latinos Unidos (Latina Domestic Violence Program)
1-866-723-3014

Women Against Abuse Hotline
866-723-3014
Shelter, housing and legal services for domestic violence victims

Women Against Abuse Hotline (Spanish)
866-723-3014

Women in Transition Hotline
215-751-1111
Counseling, referrals and advocacy for women endangered by domestic violence and/or substance abuse)

Women Organized Against Rape (sexual assault counseling & advocacy)
215-985-3315

Women Organized Against Rape Hotline (24 hour)
215-985-3333

National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 hours)
800-799-3922

Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) (24 hours)
800-656-7233

Need to File a Protection Order?

To file for a Protection Order in Philadelphia during business hours (M-F, 8-5)
Family Court, Abuse Assistance Unit
34 South 11th Street Room 242
215-686-3512

To file for an Emergency Protection Order in Philadelphia after business hours:
Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street Room B3