How to help

There are so many ways you can give support and help people live emotionally better lives.

  • Our Volunteer Listener Training program involves 52 hours of classroom instruction provided over the course of 12 weeks and over one full weekend.
  • 12 Week – hybrid training (virtual and in-person), is followed by one-on-one training in our call room to become an onsite listener
  • Fall 2022 sessions: Wednesday evenings (one Tuesday evening)  - September 14th - December 14th from 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Training includes Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST); 15 hour certification course held over a full weekend from 8:30am-4:30pm on December 3rd & 4th, 2022. You must attend both days.
  • At least part of the training will be in person in Westfield, NJ. Please check to make sure you are comfortable with the travel time to the call center
  • All applicants must be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination.
  • Cost – $299.00
  • Click here for Fall 2022 Class Schedule