I Need Help Now
If you are experiencing a crisis and need help, call the number below for your region.

Crisis Response

Youth Crisis Services
Services Phone Number
Toronto – Youthdale (age 18 and under) 416-363-9990
Kids Help Phone (age 20 and under, across Canada) 1-800-668-6868
Adult Crisis Services
Services Phone Number
Toronto – Gerstein Centre 416-929-5200
Scarborough – Mobile Crisis 416-495-2891
York Region 905-310-COPE (2673)
Peel Region Mobile Crisis 905-278-9036
Hamilton 905-972-8338
Durham Region 905-666-0483
Halton Region 1-877-825-9011
Toronto Distress Centre 416-408-HELP (4357)

Additional Resources

The First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310

Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 416-863-0511. Toll-free 1-866-863-0511. The Assaulted Women’s Helpline is a free, anonymous and confidential 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis telephone line for all women in the province of Ontario who have experienced any form of abuse.

Emergency Shelter Central Intake: 416-338-4766. Toll-free 1-877-338-3398. Telecare (Mandarin & Cantonese): 416-920-0497.

Pan Canadian Crisis Line: 1-833-456-4566, 24/7

Telecare Peel (English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish Portuguese): 905-459-7777.
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000 to talk to a nurse, 24/7.
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: 416-597-8808.
Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre (129 Peter Street): 416-392-0090. Walk in referral to emergency shelter and street respite.

Toronto Withdrawal Management System: 1-866-366-9513. Hours: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Information & Referral Services in Ontario

ConnexOntario offers province-wide information and referral services for those with mental health or addiction challenges. You can visit them online at www.connexontario.ca, or you can call the following numbers which operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

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