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Mon Jan 30, 2017 09:30 AM - Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:30 PM


60 South Main StreetPennington, NJ 08534


Trained HOTLINE Volunteers answer phone calls from people in the community who are experiencing personal distress, feeling alone, needing help, looking for resources, and needing a "listening ear". The 40 hour weekly training course of 3 hours/week teaches volunteers skills which are helpful over the phone, via chat and text. Training topics include: Active Listening Skills, Addiction Awareness, Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, Community Resources. HOTLINE Calls are free, confidential and anonymous. To register for HOTLINE training, go to or call 609-883-2880.

Classes are held 9:30am--12:30pm and 7-10pm. Volunteers attend one class each week either the morning or the evening session. The course starts on Feb. 7 and runs weekly through April 25.

There is a one time training fee of $35 which includes the training book and other materials.

For further information go to


  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training course is 3 hours/week for 10 weeks.
  • Following training, HOTLINE volunteers serve 8-12 hours/month.

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