Locations

Find a centre near you

Ontario-wide

LGBT Youth Line

With the current COVID-19 situation, Youth Line is only offering texts, chats, and emails from Sunday to Friday, 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm EST every day except Saturday.

Text: 647-694-4275
Email: askus@youthline.ca.
Website: https://www.youthline.ca/

Durham Region

Distress Centre Durham

306 Brock St N.
Whitby, ON L1N 4H7

Distress line: 905-430-2522
Toll free: 1-800-452-0688
Business line: 905-430-3511

Website: www.distresscentredurham.com

Greater Dufferin Area

Telecheck Dufferin

25 Centennial Road, Unit 1
Orangeville, ON L9W 1R1

519-415-3764

Calls are delivered each day, 8:30 a.m. – Noon and 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., seven days a week.

Website: www.headwatershealth.ca

Halton Region

Distress Centre Halton

Call any of the toll-free numbers any time you need to talk. Available 24/7, 365 days a year. Text to Chat coming soon.

Oakville: 905-849-4541
Burlington: 905-681-1488
Milton/Halton Hills: 905-877-1211

Website: www.dchalton.ca

Lanark, Leeds and Grenville counties

Developmental Services of Leeds and Grenville

61 King Street East.
Brockville, ON. K6V 1B2

(613) 345-1290
Toll free: (866) 544-5614

Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8AM to 4PM.

Website: https://www.developmentalservices.com

Kingston

Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK)

Distress line: 613-544-1771
Business Line: (613)-531-8529

Call distress line anytime from 6:00pm – 2:00am.

Website: https://telephoneaidlinekingston.com/

Nunavut / Kamatsiaqtut

Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Helpline

Distress line: 876-979-3333
Toll free: 1-800-265-3333

Call 24 hours a day. Every day. Helpline services are available in English, Inuktitut, and French.

Website: http://nunavuthelpline.ca

London, Middlesex, Exeter and Goderich

CMHA Elgin-Middlesex

Distress line: 519-601-8055
Toll free: 1-844-360-8055
Reach out: 519-433-2023 / 1-866-933-2023

The Support Line is a 24/7 therapeutic listening line.

Website: https://cmhamiddlesex.ca

Niagara Region

Distress Centre Niagara

Distress lines:

St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area: 905-688-3711
Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area: 905-734-1212
Fort Erie and Area: 905-382-0689
Grimsby, West Lincoln: 905-563-6674

Available 24/7.

Website: https://distresscentreniagara.com

Northern Ontario

Talk 4 Healing (Beendigen Inc)

Distress line: 1-855-554-HEAL (4325)
Toll free: 1-888-200-9997
Thunder Bay: 807-346-HELP (4357)

Languages: offers services in 14 languages all across Ontario such as English, Ojibway, Oji-cree, and Cree.

Toll free lines are open 24/7 to provide support during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Website: https://www.talk4healing.com/

Guelph Wellington

Compass Community Services (formerly Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington)

20 Shelldale Cres.
Guelph, ON N1H 1C8

Telephone Support: 519-821-3760
Toll free: 1-888-821-3760

The TeleConnect line can also be reached at the same numbers above.

Website: https://compasscs.org/ 

Ottawa & Region

Distress Centre Ottawa & Region

Office Line: 613-238-1089
Ottawa distress Line: 613-238-3311
Ottawa Crisis Line: 613-722-6914
Toll free: 1-866-996-0991 | TEXT 343-306-5550

Office Hours 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday. Chat & Text 10am-11pm.

Services are available in English and French.

Website: www.dcottawa.on.ca

Peel Region

Victim Services Peel Region

Crisis Line: 905-568-1068

Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call the above number.

Services are available in English and French.

Website: https://vspeel.org/ 

Sarnia Lambton

Family Counselling Centre Sarnia-Lambton

1086 Modeland Rd 2nd floor building 1030
Sarnia, ON N7S 6L2

Phone: 519-336-0120
Distress Line (24 hours): 519-336-3000
Toll free: 1-888-DISTRES (1-888-347-8738)

Regular business hours are Mon., Tues., and Fri. 9:00a.m – 5:00 p.m; Wed. & Thurs. 9:00a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 24/7 help for distress line.

Website: https://www.familycounsellingctr.com/

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