R E S O U R C E S
In case of emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital. If you require immediate support, please see below:
Provides free and confidential professional telephone and online chat counselling, information, and referral services. Offered to children and youth across Canada, ages 20 and under. Open 24/7/365.
Confidential peer support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited & questioning youth in Ontario, ages 26 and under.
Free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Shelters are open Monday to Sunday, 24 hours unless otherwise noted. The preferred way to access shelter is to call 311 or:
Central Intake 416-338-4766
Toll free 1-877-338-3398
Crisis intervention, counselling and referral for survivors of rape/sexual assault.
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Confidential telephone service providing crisis counselling, emotional support, safety planning, and information and referrals for emergency shelters, counselling legal services and other community services.
Tel: 416-863-0511 (Crisis Line),
1-866-863-0511 (Crisis Line – OUTSIDE GTA)
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Access CAMH provides centralized information, intake and scheduling for most services at the hospital, serving patients, family members, physicians, community health providers, and other stakeholders.
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
Provides assessments, crisis intervention, counselling and services to prevent child abuse and neglect. To report abuse or neglect:
Immediate emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention over the phone. Open 24/7.
Tel: 416-408-HELP (4357)
Crisis intervention including phone line, mobile unit, ten-bed stay crisis House, and hospital referral. Staff provides supportive counselling for immediate crisis issues, and referrals to other services for ongoing, non-crisis issues.
A free and confidential helpline providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario. Open 24/7/365.