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This page is dedicated to providing individuals residing in Ontario (primarily the Greater Toronto Area) access to available services that meet their needs. It is continuously being updated. Click on the agency title to be redirected to the agency’s website for more information on their mission, vision and full scope of services.

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*TTY is a special device that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have any impairments with speech use the telephone to communicate.

TYPE OF HELP/SERVICE ORGANIZATION CONTACT INFORMATION
Crisis (Distress Centre)

 

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you are not alone. Please call one of these numbers to talk to someone who cares about your well-being and will help you resolve your immediate issues. These organizations are available 24/7.

York Support Services

 

 

Call: 1-855-310-COPE (2673)

 

*TTY: 1-866-323-7785

Youthdale Crisis Service CRISIS HOTLINES

 

Call: 416-363-9990
Gerstein Crisis Centre

 

 

Call: 416-929-5200

 

Family, friends and service providers, including hospitals, may also refer people to our services by calling our Administration and Referral Line at 416-929-0149

 

Toronto Distress Centre

 

 

Call Distress line: 416-408-4357 (HELP)

 

Survivor Support Program:

416-595-1716

Suicide Prevention Centre

 

Resources and information that are free to access and aim to reduce suicide rates through education and minimize the harmful consequences of suicide behaviour.

 

Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention

 

Advocate, discuss and educate yourself in suicide prevention to better help yourself or others.

 

Click http://ospn.ca

 

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Call: 613- 702-4446

Or visit: https://suicideprevention.ca/Need-Help

Teen Help line

 

If you are below the age of 25 and need to talk then please pick up the phone and contact one of the following agencies:

Kids Help Phone

 

Call: 1-800-668-6868

Or

Text: “CONNECT” to 686868

 

Good2Talk (Primary focus on those aged 17-25 years old)

 

Call: 1-866-925-5454
Central Toronto Youth Services Visit: http://www.ctys.org/

Or

Call: 416-924-2100

 

LGBT Youth Line Call: 1-800-268-9688

Or

Text: 647-694-4275

Or

Live chat: https://m2.icarol.com/ConsumerRegistration.aspx?org=2356&pid=285

Rape/Sexual Assault Centre

 

Peer supports available for ANYONE who has been unwantedly touched, raped, sexually assaulted or abused, survivors of sexual assault.

 

Women’s Support Network of York Region

 

Call: 1-800-263-6734

Or

905-895-7313

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre (assists ANYONE, not limited to females only)

 

Call: 416-597-8808 (24hr crisis line)

Or

Office call: 416-597-1171

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres

 

Visit: http://www.casac.ca/node/61
Domestic Violence Hotline Assaulted Women’s Hotline Call: 1-866-863-0511 (Ontario toll free number)

Or

Toronto local call: 416-863-0511

 

*TTY: 1-866-863-7868

Fem’Aide Call: 1-866-860-7082 (1-866-FEM-HELP)

 

Sexual Abuse Hotline Women’s Support Network of York Region

 

Call toll free: 1-800-263-6734 (24 hr)

Or

Local Call York region: 905-895-7313 (24 hr)

Child Abuse Hotline York Region Children’s Aid Society

 

Call Local York Region: 905-895-2318

Or

Toll free: 1-800-718-3850

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

 

Call: 416-924-4640
Mental Health Crisis/ Response Toronto Police: Mental Health Mobile Crisis Intervention Team Call: 9-1-1
Emergency Shelters City of Toronto: 24-Hr Respite Sites Visit: https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/housing-shelter/homeless-help/#respitesites

Or

Call central intake: 416- 338-4766, or 1-877-338-3398

Dixon Hall Neighbour-hood Services

 

Visit: https://dixonhall.org/housingservices/#Emergency-Shelters

Or

Call: 416-863-0499

York Region: Emergency and Transitional Housing Visit: Click here to be directed to the website

Or

Call: 1-877-464-9675

*TTY: 1-866-512-6228

 

Youth Shelters 360kids: Connections – Emergency Housing

STAY (Supportive Transitional Apartments for Youth) – Transitional Housing

 

Connections Emergency housing call: 905-884-3070 then press 3

 

STAY Transitional Housing call: 647-205-3070   or  647-223-8915

Sutton Youth Multi-Service Centre (Co-ed – Emergency and Transitional)

 

Call: 905-722-9076

Or

Toll free: 1-888-972-0898

 

Visit: http://suttonyouthservices.ca/

Covenant House Toronto

 

Call: 1-800-435-7308
Women’s Shelter (with or without children) Sandgate Women’s Shelter

 

Crisis Line call: 905-722-3220

Toll Free call: 1-800-661-8294

Yellow Brick House Crisis Line toll-free call: 1-800-263-3247

Or

Call: 905-727-1944

Red Door Family Shelter

 

Call Central Family Intake at 416-397-5637

Or

Go here: https://www.reddoorshelter.ca/how-get-help

Mental Health Outreach Clinic Canadian Mental Health Association

 

 

Find your closest CMHA: https://cmha.ca/find-your-cmha

Mental Health Outreach Service

 

Address: 410 Sherbourne Street #102, Toronto, ON M4X 1K2

Call: 416-864-3095

Referrals call: 416-864-5120

 

LGBTTQ2S Support Services: My House Rainbow Resources of York Region

 

Call: 905-770-5858

Toll free number: 1-800-243-7717

Or Visit: http://www.acyr.org/myhouse/

PFLAG (Parents, Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

 

Call toll free: 1-888-530-6777
LGBT Youth Line Call: 1-800-268-9688

Or

Text: 647-694-4275

 

Mental Health: Children and Youth Blue Hills Child and Family Centre

 

Call: 905-773-4323

Or

Toll free call: 1-866-536-7608

 

Mackenzie Health: Mental Health Services for Children and Families

 

Call: 905-883-1212 (local to Richmond hill)

Or

905-832-4554 (local to Vaughan)

Child Development Institute: Children’s Mental Health

 

Call: 416-603-1827
The SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health

 

Call: 416-924-1164
Southlake Regional Health Centre Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services

 

Call: 905-895-4521
STD Information and Testing Sites South Services Centre

 

Call: 905-762-1282 Ext 74811
Birth Control and Sexual Health Centre

 

Call: 416-789-4541
The Talk Shop

 

Call: 416-338-7000
     
     
     
     
     

 

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