24 Hour Services

9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline

Available across Canada

Provides crisis services, connecting you with responders in your local community. Get in touch if you are feeling like you've lost hope, are dealing with thoughts of suicide or are worried about someone else.

Call or Text 9-8-8

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

All Toronto

Women dealing with domestic violence, assault and abuse can access this anonymous and confidential service, which is available in over 140 languages. Friends and family members of someone experiencing abuse are welcome to call and explore the emotional support, safety planning, guidance options and referrals that are available.

Admin: 416-364-4144
Crisis Line: 416-863-0511
Toll Free CL: 1-866-863-0511
TTY: 416-364-8762
TTY Toll Free: 1-866-863-7868

Distress Centre of Toronto

All Toronto

Get 24/7 counselling, support and guidance from team members and interpreters who can assist in 151 languages and help you discover survivor support programs.

Admin:(North): 416-598-8018
Admin:(Scarborough): 416-598-1122
Admin:(Central): 416-598-0166
Crisis Line: 416-408-4357
TTY: 416-408-0007

Elle Ecoute

All Toronto

This is a francophone service for women over the age of 16. Callers from various regions in Ontario, including the GTA, can access counselling, information and support.

Crisis Line: 416-657-2229

Toll Free CL: 1-877-679-2229


All Toronto - Call for address

This free and confidential service is connected to two emergency shelters for women, with or without children, where they can stay up to four months. There are a variety of resources available, including crisis support, counselling, safety planning and more.

(South) Crisis: 905-403-0864
TTY: 905-403-0453
(North) Crisis: 905-676-8515
TTY: 905-676-0284


All Toronto

This is a provincial line for Francophone women who are dealing with or have experienced violence. Callers can remain anonymous and receive confidential support, information and referrals to alternate services.

Crisis line: 1-877-336-2433

Good 2 Talk

All Toronto

This post-secondary student helpline offers free, confidential support, professional phone counselling and referrals for students in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Admin: 1-866-925-5454
Text GOOD2TALKON: 686868

Integrated Community Mental Health

All Toronto

Individuals over the age of 16 dealing with mental health struggles, or experiencing a mental health crisis, can access the resources offered by this mobile crisis intervention and hospital crisis program.

  • (Scarborough Hospital) Lawrence Ave E & McCowan Rd
  • 3050 Lawrence Ave E Birchmount Rd & L’Amoreaux Dr., 3030 Birchmount Rd

Lawrence & McCowan: 416-438-2911
Birchmount & L’Amoreaux: 416-495-2400

Kid’s Help Phone

All Toronto

This 24/7 telephone and online counselling service for children and youth is available year-round. For more information and referrals, visit

Admin: 416-586-5437
Crisis Line: 1-800-668-6868

Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Line

All Toronto

This province-wide multi-lingual, toll-free phone line offers services for male survivors of sexual abuse, and provides immediate crisis assistance and referrals.

Oasis Centre des Femmes (Oasis Center for Women)

All Toronto

This service is offered to Francophone women over the age of 16. Survivors can access a variety of counselling, French services in courts, employment, housing support, workshops and more.

  • Yonge St & Wood St.
  • 465 Yonge St, Toronto

Crisis Line: 416-591-6565
TTY: 1-866-860-7082

Our Place Peel Youth Shelter

All Toronto

Individuals between the ages of 16 to 21 can seek safe shelter, hot meals, one-on-one counselling, assistance in finding steady employment, workshops and information.

  • Dixie Rd & Winding Trail
  • 3579 Dixie Rd, Mississauga

Admin: 905-238-6916
Emergency Shelter: 905-238-1383
Resource Room: 905-238-7578

Senior’s Safety Line

All Toronto

This toll-free hotline is confidential and provides resources for seniors suffering abuse including financial, physical, sexual and mental abuse or neglect.

Crisis Line: 1-866-299-1011
Toll Free: 1-800-387-8603

Sexual Assault Rape Crisis Centre of Peel

All Toronto

Please call to receive this centre’s address and further information.

Crisis Line: 905-273-9442
Sexual Assault Rape Crisis Centre of Peel

Street Helpline

All Toronto

This helpline offers information and referrals for those experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. Get support while receiving guidance to help you find stability.

Health Connect Ontario

All Toronto

Access safe and high-quality care through this informative site. Get connected with a professional, and find resources for yourself and your loved ones.

Toronto Central Family Intake

All Toronto

Callers can receive referrals to shelters for families, assaulted women, single women, single men and youth over the age of 16.

Admin: 416-397-5637
Toll Free: 1-877-338-3398

Victim Services of Peel

All Toronto

This is an immediate crisis intervention for individuals living in Brampton and Mississauga communities, who have been victimized by crime or tragic circumstances. Victims and survivors of domestic abuse, family violence, sexual assault, homicide, suicide and other tragic events can receive information about available resources.

  • Hurontario St. & Sir Lou Dr.
  • 7750 Hurontario St, Brampton

Admin: 905-568-8800
Crisis Line: 905-568-1068