Pennsylvania has 69 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs): 67 counties and two cities.
A PSAP is a call center staffed with trained telecommunicators responsible for answering emergency requests for police, firefighting, and ambulance services.
IMPORTANT: PSAPs do not know your location when texting. YOU MUST TEXT YOUR ADDRESS.
- Call if you can.
- Text if you can't.
Text-to-911 PA Status Map
PSAPs have begun the process of adding text-to-911 service across the commonwealth. See the map below for the status in your county.
Download the status map (PDF).