FAMILY CRISIS SUPPORT

A family crisis is naturally stressful as it can happen at a moment’s notice. In the event of a crisis, whether mental health, addiction or otherwise, it’s important to know where and how to access services to keep your family safe. The Crisis Roadmap showcases community resources available to support you and your family.

If you or a loved one are experiencing a medical or life-threatening emergency, dial 9-1-1.

CRISIS ROADMAP

MENTAL HEALTH
SUBSTANCE ABUSE
BASIC NEEDS
MENTAL HEALTH

FirstLink

2-1-1 or 701-235-7335 (SEEK)

FirstLink is a local, free, and confidential service available to anyone 24/7/365 for listening, support, referrals, and crisis intervention. 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 (TALK)  

Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat 24/7/365 across the U.S.

Love is Respect

1-866-331-9474 | Text “LOVEIS” to 22522 

Love is Respect is available 24/7/365 to answer questions about dating or provide those that are in an unhealthy or abusive relationship with the support and resources they need.

LGBTQIA: The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386 | Text “START” to 678678

A national, toll free and confidential suicide hotline available 24/7/365 for LGBTQ youth.

Crisis Text Line

Text “START” to 741741

Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7/365 support via text message for everything including anxiety, depression, suicide, and school.

BASIC NEEDS

FirstLink

2-1-1 or 701-235-7335 (SEEK)

FirstLink is a local, free, and confidential service available to anyone 24/7/365 for listening, support, referrals, and crisis intervention. 

Fargo Cass Public Health

701-241-1360 or 701-799-6916* (Public Health Emergencies Only)

Offers a wide-range of services to all Cass County residents including immunizations, home visits, family planning and environmental health.

Emergency Food Pantry

1101 4th Ave N, Fargo, ND | 701-237-9337  

The Emergency Food Pantry is a food distribution program whose mission is to provide referred families and individuals facing emergency situations with one week’s supply of healthy food.

Dorothy Day Food Pantry

1308 Main Ave, Moorhead, MN | 218-284-8895 

The Dorothy Day Food Pantry offers a choice model food pantry where guests can choose what food items to take home.  

Dorothy Day West

2820 Bluestem Drive, West Fargo, ND 

All food at this pantry is from the Daily Bread truck. Boxes are premade so all guests receive the same items.

Great Plains Food Bank

1720 3rd Ave N, Fargo, ND | 701-232-6219

The Great Plains Food Bank team solicits, safely handles, sorts, repacks and prepares food and grocery products for monthly distribution to 213 partner agency feeding programs across North Dakota and Clay County, MN.

Churches United for the Homeless – Micah’s Mission

1901 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN | 218-236-0372

Emergency beds for men, women, and families. They also provide housing support beds for men and women that suffer from long-term homelessness.

Fargo Housing Authority

325 Broadway
Fargo, ND | 701-293-6262

Provides safe, affordable homes to those with lower and moderate incomes through government housing programs and funding.

Youthworks

1330 18th Ave South, Fargo, ND | 701-232-8588

Provides comprehensive emergency services to runaway youth and their families. They offer services to youth experiencing significant parent/child conflicts and provide one-time drop-in and crisis line services to youth who may be contemplating running away and require or seek only a minimal level of service.

YWCA Cass Clay Women and Children Shelter

3000 S. University Drive, Fargo, ND 58103  | 701-232-3449 (24-hour line)

Emergency shelter for women and children escaping domestic violence, homelessness, and other crisis situations in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

FirstLink

2-1-1 or 701-235-7335 (SEEK) 

FirstLink is a local, free, and confidential service available to anyone 24/7/365 for listening, support, referrals, and crisis intervention. 

Parents Lead

Parents Lead is an evidence-based prevention program in North Dakota that provides parents and caregivers with a wide variety of tools and resources to support them in creating a safe environment for their children.

SAMHSA

1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 

Free and confidential information service available 24/7/365 for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

Crisis Text Line

Text “START” to 741741

Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7/365 support via text message for everything including anxiety, depression, suicide, and school.