Crisis Response

If a mental health emergency occurs when the Counseling Center is closed:

  • Call WCU Public Safety at 610-436-3311
  • Call Valley Creek Crisis Center at 610-280-3270.  
    • They will dispatch a Mobile Crisis Unit to assist the student, conduct the assessment, and transport the student to the hospital, if deemed necessary.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
    • A trained crisis counselor will receive the text and respond quickly. This service is not sponsored nor supported by the University; this is a free nationwide crisis text line for anyone to use. For additional information see


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