If you are having a medical emergency and need immediate assistance, call 911.

Important Phone Numbers in Columbus

Columbus Police non-emergency number614-645-4545
City of Columbus Call Center (all non-police issues)311
Columbus Fire Department614-221-3132
Poison Control Center (redirects to your regional number)1-800-222-1222
AEP Ohio (report a power outage)1-800-672-2231
Franklin County Animal Control614-525-3400

Columbus hospitals

OSU Hospital (Wexner Med Center)614-293-8000
Grant Medical Center of OhioHealth614-566-9000
Riverside Methodist Hospital of OhioHealth614-566-5000
Mt. Carmel (East)614-234-6000
Mt. Carmel (West)614-234-5000
Doctor’s Hospital of OhioHealth614-544-1000

Abuse hotlines

CHOICES for victims of domestic violence614-224-HOME (4663)
National domestic violence hotline1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
National sexual assault hotline1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
National human trafficking hotline1-888-373-7888
National child abuse hotline1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
S.A.F.E. Alternatives Hotline (Self Abuse Finally Ends)1-800-DONTCUT (366-8288)

Other help hotlines

Hopeline – suicide and self-harm1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceTalk: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
or text START to 741-741
National Alliance on Mental Illness (support, information, referrals)1-800-950-6264
National center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder1-800-273-8255
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders1-847-831-3438
National runaway safeline (for runaways or family members)1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
Postpartum Support International1-800-994-4773

I recommend keeping any or all of these important numbers in your phone contacts or on a list you carry with you.

Is there a phone number I should add, or one that needs an update? Fill out the contact form and let me know. I have collected phone numbers as of 4/28/2016, but cannot guarantee the accuracy of any phone numbers listed and am not liable for out-of-date phone numbers.