Contact Care Line’s Crisis Services

Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact Care Line answers calls to the Lifeline in the greater Knoxville, TN area.

Lifeline Crisis Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in partnership with CONTACT USA and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, here.

You can also call our local CARE line at 865-584-4424 from 10AM till 10PM daily. However, due to equipment failure, the CARE line will be sporadically available till mid-October when we replace our aging phone system.

For Non-Emergencies:

For general information about Contact’s programs and services please contact us at: office@contactlistens.org. Please note that this email address is not intended for emergencies or as a substitute for the crisis line numbers above. .

Call 1-800-273-TALK for 24 hour support
Call 865-584-4424 for the Care Line, 10 am-10 pm daily

Sometimes it’s hard to talk about our problems with family and friends. Our highly trained crisis line specialist volunteers are ready to provide compassionate, non-judgmental help for anyone needing emotional support.

CONTACT Care Line: Where listening saves lives™

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911 or report to your nearest hospital emergency room.