To slow the community spread of the COVID-19, Children First is now providing TeleHealth counseling services. This service is a much needed alternative to on-site counseling during this time of social distancing. If you or your minor child would like to inquire about TeleHealth counseling services, please contact the Children First office at 972.264.0604. If you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency mental health crisis, or is in danger of harming self or others, call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room. Or use these additional resources: SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-8255 DALLAS COUNTY MOBILE CRISIS UNIT 1-866-260-8000 OR ICARE CALL CENTER (SEE BELOW):
Children First provides HOPE and HEALING through counseling and education, without regard to ability to pay.
If you are in immediate danger of doing physical harm to yourself or someone else, please dail 911 or contact the Suicide and Crisis Hotline at 214-828-1000, or seek help at your nearest hospital emergency room. From time to time, we have experienced sporadic trouble with our phone lines. If your call is an emergency, please follow the instructions above. Otherwise, you may also reach us via Google Voice by dialing 682.615.2070 if you experience difficulty with our main number.
PLEASE NOTE: CHILDREN FIRST COUNSELING CENTER is closed during these holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day through the weekend, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day through New Year's Eve.
Children First also adheres to weather closings for the Grand Prairie Independent School District. Please consult GPISD.org or your local news channel for GPISD weather closings.
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