Our Mission


BerksTALKLINE offers free, confidential, non-judgmental, skilled listening services when individuals need someone to listen, help in working through problems, or assistance in finding referrals in our community. Our intent is to have a positive impact on callers’ situations. Every individual’s need to be heard is valued and validated by us.

We strive to be the primary complement to health and human service agencies and schools addressing the needs of families, youth, and adults in Berks County.


Hotline – 11am-11pm, Monday- Friday; 11am-7pm, Saturday- Sunday- 610-374-8255 (TALK)


Text line – 11am-11pm, Monday- Friday; 11am-7pm, Saturday- Sunday- 484-494-2111


Bilingual staff are available 7pm-11pm, Monday-Friday; 11am-7pm, Saturday-Sunday




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227 North Fifth Street, Reading, PA 19601

Telephone: (610) 376-6988

Fax: (610) 376-7384