When a major crisis arises in someones life, sometimes they need some assistance to help them to get through it. People often can find the help that they need to get through a crisis from local crisis intervention services. Some crisis's that local crisis intervention services might assist with are financial troubles, domestic violence (spousal abuse), child abuse, cases of rape or incest, drug or alcohol abuse, and child abuse. When an individual or a family is facing a crisis in their lives, it is important that they know that there may be help available in their time of need; it is also important that they know where to look for it. There are different types of local crisis intervention services that are available for those in need of assistance. The different kinds of local crisis intervention services are, faith based services, government sponsored services, and non-profit services. The faith based local crisis intervention services usually work through a local church. The service becomes a ministry of the church. It is for the most part funded by the church and by donations. Faith based crisis services offers not only immediate help in the time of crisis but also points those going through tough times to a higher power. Most of the workers in a faith based local crisis intervention services are volunteers, however, some churches pay workers to help in this ministry. Government sponsored local crisis intervention services are for the most part funded by the government and most of their workers are paid employees.