You’re in an emergency if your situation is:

  1. Serious,
  2. Unexpected, and
  3. Physically or emotionally threatens you, those around you or both with injury, death and/or damage to property.

If that’s what you’re facing, don’t wait to take action. Seconds can make the difference between catastrophe and recovery.

If that’s not the situation you’re in, and you want immediate and confidential crisis support, here’s who can respond. Click on any one name to be taken to its website, or call the number listed.

 

Youthdale Crisis Line

At any time call: 416-363-9990

24/7 telephone support to anyone experiencing or worried about the immediate safety and mental health of a child or youth in Ontario

 

Toronto Distress Centres

At any time call: 416-408-4357

24/7 telephone support to those experiencing emotional distress or in need of crisis intervention and/or suicide prevention

 

Kids Help Phone

At any time call: 1-800-668-6868 

OR

For online chat from Wednesday to Sunday between 6pm and 2am, click HERE.

National referral and information services for children, youth and young adults

 

LGBT Youth Line

Sunday to Friday, 4-9:30pm, call: 416-962-9688

Peer support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth.

 

Gerstein Crisis Centre 

At any time call: 416-929-5200

Crisis services for Toronto and York.

For Our service options page please click HERE.