During this time 2NDFLOOR is experiencing above normal wait times and volume. We want to hear from you. Please be patient and remember the line is also open to text 24/7 at 1-888-222-2228. If this is an emergency please call 911 or your local police.

Want to Make a Difference?

Volunteering at 2NDFLOOR isn't just answering helpline calls; it can be so much more! Take a look at the new and exciting volunteer opportunities listed below. Each one allows for creativity, flexibility, and encourages our volunteers to use their unique talents, interests and resources. There are so many ways to help...each one makes a difference.

Volunteer Phone Counselor (Adult)

At 2NDFLOOR, we are proud of the supportive connection that our staff and volunteers provide to every caller. Our volunteer phone counselor training program allows for scheduling flexibility and incorporates computer, classroom and hands-on learning. Our call center is located in Monmouth County, NJ.

Street Team Leader (Youth)

Help us spread the word about 2NDFLOOR! As a Street Team Leader, you will become a "voice" for 2NDFLOOR in your school and community. Write an article or create a 2NDFLOOR advertisement for your local or school newspaper, hand out 2NDFLOOR items at a community event, even introduce your coaches and teachers to 2NDFLOOR.

2NDFLOOR "Host" (Youth or Adult)

If you have a talent, like to entertain, or would just like to raise money for a great cause, consider becoming a 2NDFLOOR "Host". There are so many unique ways to fundraise -- use one of ours or create your own!

Parent Partner (Adult)

Are you the member of a local parent's group, PTA, or other educational/family oriented group? As a parent, you know that today's young people face a tremendous number of challenges. Help us spread the word, parent to parent, about the valuable service 2NDFLOOR provides any young person 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

2NDFLOOR Ambassador (Adult)

Help to make sure that every child in your community knows about the 2NDFLOOR Youth Helpline. Set up a table at a community fair, local concert, school/corporate event or religious gathering. Provide give-a-ways and information to guests who visit your table.

Other Ways You Can Help Us...

  • Tell your friends and classmates about 2NDFLOOR
  • Submit articles or photos about you and 2NDFLOOR for our Hype/Press page
  • Talk about whatever is on your mind by posting strings and responses on our message board
  • Email us your ideas on how to make 2NDFLOOR even better