Services Offered

Intake and Emergency Services

    Whether an individual is experiencing a mental health emergency or seeking non-emergency counseling, each person will first be evaluated by the Intake Department of Northeast Counseling Services. The evaluation will assess the type of intervention required, focusing on levels of distress and need. Services are available to children, adolescents, and adults.

      NCS's Emergency Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. A crisis intervention team is available to help determine an individual's level of need and can include evaluations within the community, if indicated. Interventions and consultations can be done by telephone with an appropriate referral by provider.


If treatment or specialized services are recommended, referrals can be made for the following:

  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Psychological testing
  • Outpatient Counseling
  • Case Management Services
  • Inpatient Hospitalizations
  • Partial Hospitalizations
  • Mobile Therapy Services

Some examples of referral sources include the following:

  • Oneself
  • Family members
  • Physicians
  • Community agencies
  • Law enforcement
  • Schools


For referrals, insurance information, or questions, call

(570) 455-6385 (Hazleton)

750 East Broad Street Hazleton, PA 18201


(570) 735-7590 (Nanticoke)

121 South Prospect St. Nanticoke, PA 18634

24-hour service

Hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Ask for Intake worker

Helpline (570) 829-1341 or 2111