Distress and Crisis Ontario

Where Are We?

Find our Member Centre locations on the map, or in the list below.

Find a DCO Member Centre near you

Durham Region

Distress Centre Durham

Distress Line: 905-430-2522
Toll-Free: 1-800-452-0688

Website: www.DistressCentreDurham.com

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


Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK)

Distress Line: 613-544-1771

The distress line is available daily from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Website: www.TelephoneAidLineKingston.com

Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties

Distress Centre Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville

Distress Line: 1-800-465-4442

The distress line is available daily from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Website: www.DevelopmentalServices.com/services-distress

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.

Online Chat Support Available 2PM – 2AM

Website: www.DistressCentreNiagara.com

North Bay

Crisis Centre North Bay

Crisis Line: 705-474-1031

Do you need someone to talk to? Anyone can call our 24-Hour Crisis Line, at any time of the day or night.

Services are available in English and French.

Website: www.CrisisCentre-NB.on.ca

Northern Ontario

Talk 4 Healing (Beendigen Inc)

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

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: www.Beendigen.com/programs/talk4healing

Nunavut / Kamatsiaqtut

Kamatsiaqtut Nunavut 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: www.NunavutHelpline.ca

Ottawa & Region

Distress Centre Ottawa & Region

Ottawa 24/7 Distress Line: 613-238-3311
Ottawa 24/7 Crisis Line: 613-722-6914
Toll-Free: 1-866-996-0991

Chat & Text, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.: 343-306-5550

Services are available in English and French.

Website: www.DCOttawa.on.ca


Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough

Crisis Line: 705-745-2273
Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call the above number.

Website: www.TelecarePeterborough.org

Sarnia Lambton

Family Counselling Centre Sarnia-Lambton

Distress Line: 519-336-3000
Toll-Free: 1-888-347-8738 (1-888-DISTRES)

The Distress Line is available from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST daily.

Website: www.FamilyCounsellingCtr.com

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Contact Us

If you are in distress, crisis, or are struggling with
suicidal ideation, we are here to help and support you!

For text message support between 2 pm and 2 am EST, please text the word SUPPORT to 258258.

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