Get Help

If you are a youth (age 16-24) who urgently needs a safe place to sleep, please call our emergency shelter at 416.748.0110. Press 0. If you are in immediate danger, call emergency (police, ambulance, fire): 911

24-HR HELPLINES

Learn More

MULTI-CULTURAL YOUTH HELPLINE & SERVICES

Learn More

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Learn More

ADDICTION & GAMBLING SUPPORT

Learn More

WOMAN’S HELPLINE & SERVICES

Learn More

FAMILY SERVICES

Learn More

FOOD BANKS

Learn More

NEWCOMER, IMMIGRANT, & REFUGEE SERVICES

Learn More

LGBTTIQQ2S SERVICES

Learn More

HEALTH SERVICES

Learn More

LEGAL HELP

Learn More

24-HR Helplines

211 Toronto
Will help you find community services in multiple languages)

Call: 211

Street Helpline
Information and referral helpline for people experiencing homelessness. Free of charge from any pay phone.

Call: 311

Kids Help Phone
Phone and online counseling for children and youth; English and French

Call: 1-800-668-6868

Distress Centre of Toronto
Emotional distress/crisis phoneline; multiple languages

Call: 416-408-4357 

Telehealth Ontario
Health advice; multiple languages

Call: 1-866-797-0000 

Good2Talk
Provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario and Nova Scotia

Call: 1-866-925-5454 (Ontario)

Multicultural Youth Helpline & Services

Across Boundaries
Provides mental health and addiction services for racialized communities 

Call: 46-787-3007, ext. 222

Chinese Family Services of Ontario
Providing services, counselling and support for families 

Call: 416-979-8299

Naseeha Muslim Youth Helpline
Providing support for Muslim youth

Call: 1-866-627-3342

Caribbean African Canadian Social Services
CAFCAN provides culturally appropriate social services that enrich the lives of the African, Caribbean and Diaspora (ACD) communities in the Greater Toronto Area

Call: 416–740–1056​ 

RITES for Black and African-Canadian Youth
Mental health program supports and resources for Black and African-Canadian youth between the ages of 13 and 18

Call: 416-924-2100

Tropicana
Offers culturally aware and supportive programs to those in need, including but not limited to counselling, settlement services, childcare, education, personal development, and employment services, with a predominant focus on the Caribbean, Black and African communities of Toronto.

Call: 416-439-9009

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Helpline
Provides information about mental health services in Ontario

Call: 1-866-531-2600

Access Point
The Toronto Mental Health and Addictions Access Point

Call: 416-640-1934

Addiction and Gambling Support

CONNEX
Information about mental health, addictions, and problem gambling services Ontario

Call: 1-866-531-2600

Woman’s Helpline & Services

Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Supporting women in violent situations; multiple languages

Call: 1-866-863-0511 

416 Community for Women
Addiction and mental health services for women 16 years and older

Call: 416-964-6936

Family Services

Family Service Toronto
Counselling services for individuals and families; multiple languages

Call: 416-595-9230

Food Banks

FoodLink Hotline
For information on food banks and how to locate them

Call: 416-392-6655

LGBTTIQQ2S Services

LGBT Youth Line 
Phone and online peer support for youth in Ontario

Call: 1-800-268-YOUTH (9688) 

Health Services

The Works Need Exchange
Toronto Public Health’s needle exchange program also provides testing and immunization, condoms, methadone maintenance and referrals to other services.

Call: 416-392-0520

Toronto Public Health

Call: 416-338-7600

Telehealth 
Registered nurses provide information and referral on health related issues. No health card required.

Call: 1-866-797-0000

AIDS and Sexual Health Information Line 
Anonymous counselling on HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health; multiple languages

Call: 1-800-668-2437

Native Youth Sexual Health Network 
Organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice

Planned Parenthood of Toronto 
Primary health clinic for youth 13 to 29

Call: 416-961-0113

Pin It on Pinterest