Alliance for Compassion & Tolerance (ACT)
Needed: Volunteer Crisis Call Counselors
You will be trained on how to receive calls and become a volunteer Crisis Counselor.
About ACT: NOW!
ACT: NOW is a service of the Alliance for Compassion & Tolerance in partnership with Crisis Intervention. This service provides emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention services, and is sensitive to any cultural issues of importance. Our specialists are here to listen and support you or a loved one through difficult times.
ACT: Now provides support 24/7 365 days a year through the hotline. Trained operators can help get you through whatever difficult times you may be facing. The partnership between ACT and Crisis Intervention ensures that operators are trained to understand and react to any sensitive issues including culture, religion, or identity.
Who should call?
Anyone who feels that they or someone close to them is going through a difficult time. People call in with all types of concerns. These can include bullying, a change in behavior, loneliness, and depression.
How can the ACT: NOW hotline help me?
Calling the ACT: NOW hotline gives you access to a range of free services including:
- Confidential support from a member of our trained staff
- Someone to help you talk through your problem or concern
- A unique understanding of culture, religion, and identity issues
- Referrals to local resources that can assist you
Call the ACT: NOW hotline for assistance. We’re here to listen. We’re here to help. 832-680-0108