Anxiety Disorders Association of Ontario


Kid’s Help PhoneAll of Canada– Available 24/7
– Offers mental health support through phone calls, Facebook messenger, text, and live chat
– Aimed at youth
Call 1-800-668-6868, text 686868
Gerstein Crisis CentreCity of Toronto– Available 24/7
– Crisis services for mental health issues
– Aimed at adults 16+
Durham Mental Health ServicesDurham Region– Available 24/7
– Offers information, referral, and crisis services
Reachout247Greater London Area– Available 24/7
– Bilingual (English and French)
– Offers inrmation, referral, and crisis services
– Covers London, Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties
Call 519-433-2023 or 1-866-933-2023, text 519-433-2023
Distress Centres of Greater TorontoGreater Toronto Area– Available 24/7
– Offers crisis, emotional support, and suicide prevention and intervention
– Offers services via hotline, online chat, and text
Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-WellingtonGuelph-Wellington Area– Available from 8 AM to 10 PM
– Offers emotional support for people who feel stressed, overwhelmed, lonely, and hopeless
1-888-821-3760 or 1-519-821-3760
Distress Centre HaltonHalton Region– Available 24/7
– Provides telephone and online support
– Offers emotional support to people in distress or crisis
905-849-4541 (Oakville), 905-681-1488 (Burlington), 905-877-1211 (Milton/Halton Hills)
Crisis Outreach and Support Team (Coast)Hamilton– Available 24/7
– Provides services for crises related to mental health and addictions
– A partnership between mental health professionals from St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and specially trained officers from Hamilton Police Service
Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK)Kingston– Available from 6 PM to 2 AM
– Offers confidential support for any mental health issues
Distress Centre NiagaraNiagara Region– Available 24/7
– Offers support for safety and emotional wellness of those in need
905-688-3711 (St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area), 905-734-1212 (Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area), 905-382-0689 (Fort Erie and Area), 905-563-6674 (Grimsby, West Lincoln)
Ottawa Distress CentreOttawa– Available 24/7
– Bilingual (English and French)
– Distress line offers: emotional support and encouragement, crisis management and intervention, suicide risk assessment and prevention, community resource/referral information
– Crisis line offers support for: situational crisis, psychosis or suicidal behaviour, severe depression or anxiety or suicidal behaviour
613-238-3311 (Distress Line), 613-722-6914 (Crisis Line)
Tel-Aide OutaouaisOttawa-Gatineau– Available 24/7
– French crisis line for Francophones living in the Ottawa and Gatineau regions
613-741-6433 in Ottawa, 819-775-3223 in Gatineau
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa Crisis LineOttawa– Available 24/7
– Serves individuals up to 18 years of age
– Includes a mobile crisis team that operates from 4:30 PM to midnight on weekdays and from 11 AM to 11 PM on weekends
Spectra HelplinePeel Region– Available 24/7
– Offers crisis and suicide intervention, and emotional support
905-459-7777 (Brampton & Mississauga), 1-877-298-5444 (Caledon)
Telecare Distress Centre of PeterboroughPeterborough– Available 24/7
– Offers a confidential listening ear to anyone in need
Telecare Distress Line of Greater SimcoeSimcoe County– Available 24/7
– Distress line that offers emotional support and community referrals
705-325-9534 or 705-726-7922
Canadian Mental Health Association – Thunder BayThunder Bay– Available 24/7
– Aimed at youth and adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis
807-346-8282 (Thunder Bay), 1-866-888-8988 (Kenora Rainy River District)
Telecare Cambridge Distress CentreTri-City, Guelph, and surrounding areas– Available 11 AM to 11 PM
– Offers confidential listening, crisis and suicide intervention, and referrals to local agencies
The Distress Centre of the Downtown MissionWindsor area– Available 12 noon to 12 midnight
– Offers emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and community referrals