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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, 10a.m.-11p.m.: 343-306-5550

Services are available in English and French.

Website: www.dcottawa.on.ca

Durham Region

Distress Centre Durham

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

Website: www.distresscentredurham.com

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/ 

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

Distress Centre Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville

Distress line: 1-800-465-4442

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

Website: https://www.developmentalservices.com/services-distress


Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK)

Distress line: 613-544-1771

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

Website: https://telephoneaidlinekingston.com/

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: http://nunavuthelpline.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: https://www.telecarepeterborough.org/ 

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.beendigen.com/programs/talk4healing/

Sarnia Lambton

Family Counselling Centre Sarnia-Lambton

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

The Distress Line is available from 9:00AM – 11:00PM EST, daily.

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

Ontario Online Text Crisis Service

If you are in distress, crisis, or are experiencing suicidal ideation...

ONTX is here to help and support you.

For support over text, text SUPPORT to 258258

or, click below to

Available from 2PM - 2AM EST daily, standard text messaging rates apply