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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.


*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.

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:


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.




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

Or visit:

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


Text: “CONNECT” to 686868


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


Call: 1-866-925-5454
Central Toronto Youth Services Visit:


Call: 416-924-2100


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


Text: 647-694-4275


Live chat:

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



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


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


Office call: 416-597-1171

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres


Domestic Violence Hotline Assaulted Women’s Hotline Call: 1-866-863-0511 (Ontario toll free number)


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)


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


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:


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

Dixon Hall Neighbour-hood Services




Call: 416-863-0499

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


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


Toll free: 1-888-972-0898



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


Call: 905-727-1944

Red Door Family Shelter


Call Central Family Intake at 416-397-5637


Go here:

Mental Health Outreach Clinic Canadian Mental Health Association



Find your closest 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:

PFLAG (Parents, Friends of Lesbians and Gays)


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


Text: 647-694-4275


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


Call: 905-773-4323


Toll free call: 1-866-536-7608


Mackenzie Health: Mental Health Services for Children and Families


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


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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