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Emergency Resources

If you or anyone you know are in a crisis or may be in danger, please use the following resources to get immediate help.

Canada wide

911 Emergency

Call or text 9-8-8 to speak to a responder trained in suicide prevention.
Responders will listen to you and provide support with compassion, ensuring a safe space for you to talk.
Distress lines
Crisis Services Canada
1 (833) 456-4566 (24/7) or
text 45645 (4 pm to 12 am ET)
Kids Help Phone
1 800 668-6868 (24/7) or text CONNECT to 686868; Languages: English and French
Hope for Wellness Help Line (available to all Indigenous peoples)
Trans Lifeline Canada
Wellness Together Canada (Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support)Homewood Health (Mental Health and Addictions Resources)


911    Emergency
Distress lines
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
(416) 863-0511; Toll-free: 1 (866) 863-0511
Ontario Victim Support Line
(416) 314 2447
Connex Ontario
1 (866) 531-2600
Toronto Distress Centre
(416) 408-4357
Gerstein Centre
(416) 929-5200
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre
(416) 597-8808
LGBTQ Youthline
1 (800) 268-9688 or text (647) 964-4275
Access CAMHWhat’s Up Walk In  (Free Online Therapy)Stella’s Place (Young adult mental health)

British Columbia

911    Emergency
Distress lines
Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Center of British Columbia
1 (800) 784-2433
310Mental Health Support
KUU-US Crisis Response Service - support for Indigenous peoples in B.C.
1 (800) 588-8717
Free or low cost counselling and other support