VA COPES (Compassionate, Optimistic, Person-Centered, Empowering Support)
Crisis Counselors are available during the following times to take calls. Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and on Saturday-Sunday from 5-9 p.m. VA C.O.P.E.S can be reached by phone or text at 877-349-6428. Spanish speaking counselors are available.
VA C.O.P.E.S. is available to all Virginia residents who may be struggling to cope with the effects and circumstances such as isolation, fear, grief and anxiety around COVID 19. VA C.O.P.E.S. counselors are prepared to refer and provide additional information for callers as well but should not be utilized as an emergency or suicide hotline.
You are not alone.
If you are in crisis, please call the National Crisis Hotlines 1-800-273-8255, or 911.