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Crisis Support Resources

This is not a crisis or distress call centre website

If you are in immediate distress or danger call 911

Canada Wide


Talk Suicide Canada


A whole list of Canadian resources by province found HERE

Ontario

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

Website: www.distresscentredurham.com

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

Call any of the toll-free numbers any time you need to talk. Available 24/7, 365 days a year​

Oakville: 905-849-4541
Burlington: 905-681-1488
Milton/Halton Hills: 905-877-1211

Website: www.dchalton.ca

Lanark, Leeds and Grenville counties

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

Kingston

Distress line: 613-544-1771

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

Website: https://telephoneaidlinekingston.com/

Nunavut / Kamatsiaqtut

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

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 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

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

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...

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