Confidential Crisis and Support Helplines for You

CANADA/USA

Find a Crisis Line Near You
http://www.yourlifecounts.org/need-help/crisis-lines

Issues | Face
https://issuesiface.com

Kids Help Phone
24/7 counselling help from trained professionals on the phone for youth up to age 20. Live chat on the computer is available on weekend evenings.
Call 1-800-668-6868 or Live Chat

Trans Lifeline/PFLAG Canada
In Canada Call: (888)-530-6777 ext. 226 or Email [email protected]
In Canada Call: (877) 330-6366
In USA Call: (877)565-8860

INTERNATIONAL

Find a Crisis Line Near You
http://www.yourlifecounts.org/need-help/crisis-lines

Additional Global Resources for You

Life Line Australia
1-300-13-11-14
National Emergency number dial 000
Belgium
National crisis line
02-649-95-55

Canada
Alberta
Distress Centre Calgary
Serving Calgary and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours
Main Crisis Line: (403) 266-4357
ConnecTeen: (403) 264-TEEN
National Emergency Number for Canada is 911
Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canadian Mental Health Association)
Serving Chinook Health Region and south part of Calgary
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-787-2880
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 327-7905
Doctor Margaret Savage Crisis Centre
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1P1)
Crisis 24 hours: 1-866-594-0533
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 594-3353
Salvation Army Community & Family Centres
Hope Line – Mon – Friday, 9:00 am – 11:30 pm: (780) 424-9223 Greater Edmonton Area
St. Paul & District Crisis Centre
Serving all Alberta and Northeastern Saskatchewan
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-263-3045
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 645-5195
The Support Network Distress Line
Serving Edmonton and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-232-7288
Toll free service available ONLY to rural areas of Capital Health Region, and the Town of Drayton Valley.
Crisis 24 hours: (780) 482-HELP
Seniors Abuse Helpline: (780) 454-8888
Wheatland Shelter Crisis Line (Community Crisis Society, Wheatland Shelter)
Crisis 24 hours: 1-877-934-6634
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 934-6634
Wood's Homes
Calgary
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-563-6106
Crisis 24 hours: (403) 299-9699
British Columbia
Burnaby Mental Health and Addictions
Burnaby residents seeking counselling for persons in suicidal crisis or support for persons conerns about someone at risk to suicide.
Intake: 604-453-1900
Campbell River Crisis Line
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-287-7743
Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line
Serving the entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta and USA borders
Crisis 24 Hour: 250-426-8407
Crisis 24 Hour: 1-800-667-8407
Central Fraser Valley Telecare Crisis Line
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-852-9099
CHIMO Services Crisis Intervention Program
Serves Cirhmond, South Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen
Crisis 15 hrs (9 am – midnight): 604-279-7070
Crisis & Counselling Program (Williams Lake)
Jubilee Care/CMHA
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-398-8224
Crisis Centre for Northern BC
Serves all of Northern BC north of Quesnel, except the Peace River Country, Fraser Lake, Fort Fraser &Vanderhoof
Prince George Crisis, 24 hrs: 250-563-1214
Youth Line, 4-11 pm: 250-564-8336
Crisis, 24 hrs.: 1-888-562-1214
Fraser Lake Crisis Line: 250-699-6315
Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
Serves Vancouver, North Vancouver city & district, Bowen Island, West Vancouver, Burnaby Also has online chat for youth: www.youthinbc.com
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-872-3311
Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 604-872-0113
Serving Powell River & area, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Howe Sound-the Sea to Sky corridor
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-866-661-3311
Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 1-866-872-0113
Crossroads Crisis Centre Society
Serving the Comox Valley area
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-334-2455
East Kootenay Crisis Line
Serving entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta & USA borders
Crisis 24 hrs, Cranbrook: 250-426-8407
Crisis, 24 hrs, outside of Cranbrook: 1-800-426-8407
Fraser Valley Regional Crisis Line
Serves Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Agassiz/Harrison, Hope, Yale & Boston Bar
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-820-1166
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-877-820-7444
G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital (Q.U.E.S.S.T. Unit )
Crisis, 24 hrs: 250-992-9414
Kelowna Crisis Line
Serves Kelowna, Westbank, Winfield, Lakecountry
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-763-9191
KUU-US Crisis Line Society
Serving Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Tofino, Bamfield, and West coast of Vancouver Island
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-723-4050
Teen line: 250-723-2040
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-588-8717
North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-949-6033
PIN Crisis Intervention Society (PIN Crisis Line)
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-545-2339
Salmon Arm: 250-833-1488
Enderby: 250-838-0880
Revelstoke: 250-837-6601
Province-Wide British Columbia, BC
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
S.A.F.E.R (Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education, & Research)
Provides counselling for individuals who are in a suicidal crisis, have made a suicide attempt, or are survivors of a suicide loss.
Intake Worker, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday: 604-675-3985
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines
Cantonese Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8233
Mandarin Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8222
South Fraser Regional Crisis Line c/o Surrey Community Services
Serves Surrey, Whiterock, Langley and Delta
Crisis 24 hrs: 604-951-8855
Vancouver Child and Youth Mental Health Referral
For suicidal children and youth (18 & under) at risk to suicide.
Intake: 604-709-4111
Vancouver Island Crisis Line
Serves: All of Vancouver Island and Select areas of the Northern Interior (follows Island Health regional boundaries)
Vancouver Island Crisis Line (24/7): 1-888-494-3888
Suicide: 1-800-Suicide (1-800-784-2433) (BC wide - 24/7)
Mental Health Information: 310-6789 (BC wide - 24/7)
Crisis Chat Services - online emotional support from a trained Crisis Line Worker - accessible through website every day from 6-10pm.
Business Office: toll-free 1-877-753-2495 or local 250-753-2495 (Mon - Fri, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm)
West Kootenay – Boundary Regional Crisis Line
Serves Trail & Rossland, the West Kootenay and Boundary regions, including Nelson, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Christina Lake, New Denver, Nakusp and Salmo
Crisis 24 hrs: 250-364-1718
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-515-6999
Manitoba
Crisis Stabilization Unit
Serving Winnipeg Health Region
(WHRA Mental Health Crisis Response)
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 940-3633
Interlake Regional Health Authority Mental Health
(Crisis Stabilization Unit/Mobile Crisis Unit),
(204) 482-91272
Klinic Community Health Centre
Serving Winnipeg
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-322-3019
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 786-8686
Manitoba Suicide Line: 1-877-435-7170
Mental Health Crisis Service
(Karen Devine Safe House)
Serving Central Regional Health Authority
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-310-4593
Crisis 7 days/week 4:30pm-8:30am
North Central: (204) 857-6369
South Central: (204) 325-9700
Mobile Crisis Services
(Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Crisis Services)
Serving Winnipeg Health Region
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 940-1781
Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU)
(Westman Crisis Services)
Serving Brandon and Assiniboine regions
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-379-7699
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 725-4411
Sara Riel Crisis Stabilization Unit
Serving Winnipeg and surrounding areas
Crisis 24 hours: (204) 233-2756
New Brunswick
Chimo Helpline (Chimo Helpline Inc.)
Serving New Brunswick 24 hours
Bilingual
Provincial toll-free Crisis line: 1-800-667-5005
Fredericton area: 450-HELP (4357)
Newfoundland & Labrador
Mental Health Crisis Centre (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Serving Newfoundland and Labrador
Crisis 24 hours: 1-888-737-4668
Crisis: (709) 737-4668
Northwest Territories, Yukon & Nunavut
Awareness Centre
This is a temporary RCMP crisis line
Crisis 24 hours: (867) 982-0123
Nunavuat Kamatsiaqtut Help Line
Serving Nunavut and Nunavik (Arctic Quebec)
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Eastern Standard Time) 7days/week: 1-800-265-3333
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Eastern Standard Time) 7 days/week: (867) 979-3333
NWT Help Line
Serving Northwest Territories
Crisis 7pm-11pm (Mountain Standard Time) 7days/week: 1-800-661-0844
Nova Scotia
Eastern Regional Help Line
Serving eastern region of Nova Scotia
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week: 1-800-957-9995
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week: (902)562-HELP(4357)
Feed Nova Scotia
Crisis 24 hours Youth
1-800-420-3240
Crisis 24 hours Adults
(902) 421-1188
Eastern Regional Help Line
Serving eastern region of Nova Scotia
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week
1-800-957-9995
Crisis 6pm-midnight, 7 days/week
(902)562-HELP(4357)
Telephone intervention throughout Capital District ,mobile response for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford
crisis intervention & short term crisis management: 902-429-8167
available 20 hours/day 9am-5am, 7 days/week
toll free number: 1-888-429-8167
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT)
crisis intervention & short term crisis management
Telephone intervention throughout Capital District ,mobile response for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford
902-429-8167
available 20 hours/day 9am-5am, 7 days/week
toll free number
1-888-429-8167
Pictou County Help Line
Serving Nova Scotia
Crisis 12 noon-12 midnights, 7 days/week
(902) 752-5952
Ontario
Cambridge
Distress Line: 519-658-6805
Durham County
Distress Line: 905-430-2522; 1-800-452-0688
Hamilton
Crisis Line 905-522-1477
Kingston
Distress Line: 613-544-1771
Kitchener Waterloo
Distress Line 519-745-1166
Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties
Distress Line: 1-800-465-4442
London & District
London Mental Health Crisis Line: 519-433-2023
Distress Line: 519-667-6711
Seniors Helpline (SHL): 519-667-6600
Niagara Region
Distress Line: 905-688-3711
Mental Health and Addictions Access Line in Niagara 1-866-550-5205
North Halton
Distress Line: 905-877-1211
Oakville
Distress Line: 905-849-4541
Ottawa & Region
Distress Line: 613-238-3311
Crisis Line: 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991
Peel Region
Distress Line: 905-278-7208
Mobile Crisis Line: 905-278-9036 or 1-800-363-0971
Sarnia & Lambton County
Distress Line: 519-336-3000 or 1-888-347-8737
Six Nations Crisis Line
Six Nations Crisis Services
1-866-445-2204 or 519-445-2404
Toronto
Distress Line: 416-408-4357
Survivor Support Program: 416-595-1716
Waterloo Region
Distress Line: 519-745-1166
Wellington and Dufferin Counties
Distress Line: 519-821-3760 or 1-888-821-3760
Crisis Line: 519-821-0140 or 1-877-822-0140
Windsor & Essex County
Distress Line: 519-256-5000
Prince Edward Island
Island Helpline
24 hour province wide Serving Prince Edward Island
24 hour province wide bilingual service: 1-800-218-2885
Quebec
Centre de prévention du suicide de Québec
Services d'intervention 24 heures/24, 7jours/7 (1-866-APPELLE)
1-866-277-3553
si tu as besoin d'aide immédiatement ou… Services d'intervention 24 heures/24, 7jours/7 418-683-4588
si tu as besoin d'aide immédiatement Saskatchewan
FHHR Mental Health & Addiction Intake Worker
(Five Hills Mental Health & Addiction Services Centre)
Crisis 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri: 1-877-564-0543
Crisis 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri: (306) 691-6464
Hudson Bay & District Crisis Centre
Crisis 24 hours: 1-866-865-7274
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 865-3064
Mobile Crisis Service (Saskatoon)
(Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.)
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 933-6200
North East Crisis Intervention Centre
Crisis 24 hours: 1-800-611-6349
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 752-9455
Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 764-1011
Regina Mobile Crisis Services
Crisis 24 hours: (306) 525-5333
Crisis after hours: (306) 569-2724
Southwest Crisis Services
Swift Current
(306) 778-3386
West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre
Crisis Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm: (306) 463-6655
China
Beijing
Befrienders 03-5286-9090
Hong Kong
The Samaritans HK 2896-0000
Shanghai
Life Line 021-6279-8990
England
The Samaritans
08457-90-90-90
France
National crisis line
01-45-39-40-00
India
SNEHA
A Link With Life 91-44-2464-0050
Ireland
1life
1-800-247-100 or text the word HELP to 51444
The Samaritans
18-50-60-90-90
The Samaritans
18-50-60-90-90
Japan
Befrienders Osaka
81-066-260-4343
Befrienders Osaka
81-066-260-4343
Children & Families
03-4550-1146
Counseling Center
03-4550-1146
Life Line Tokyo
03-5774-0992
Netherlands
National crisis line
0900-1450
New Zealand
LifeLine NZ
09-5222-999 within Auckland 0800-543-354 outside Auckland
Northern Ireland
Bodywhys (help for Anorexia and bulimia)
01-283-5126
Childline
1-800-666-666 -0800-1111
Contact Youth (counselling for young People)
028-90457848
Eating Disorders Assessment (NI)
90618299 or 90621627
Nexus Rape and Incest Counselling
Belfast centre – 028-9032-6803
Londonderry centre- 028-7126-0566
Enniskillen – 028-6632-0046
Portadown – 028-3835-0588
NICAS-n.i.community addiction service, alcohol,drugs addiction
028 90664434 or 90330499 or 90731602
NSPCC
Child Protection Helpline:freephone, 24 hrs – 0800-800500
Rape crisis and sexual abuse centre
028-9024-9696
Victim Support Belfast – 028-9024-4039
Samaritans
1-850-60-90-90 (National number charged at local call rates)
Young Persons Advice line
0808-808 5678
Youthline
0808-808 8000
Zest for the prevention of suicide
Londonderry - 028-71266999
Scotland
Age Scotland
0845-125-9732
Alternatives Crisis Pregnancy Trust
01382-221112
Angus Women's Aid Supportline
01241-439457
Anti-Social Behaviour Helpline
0800-1691283
Breathing Space Scotland
0800-83-85-87 – particularly for young men who may be feeling suicidal
Caithness & Sutherland Women's Aid
01955-606971
Central Scotland Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre
01786-471771
Chest, heart & stroke
0845-077-6000
Child Protection Line
0800-0223222
Debt Line Scotland
020-7553-7640
Dementia Helpline
0808-808-3000
Drugs Action
01224-594700
Edinburgh Crisis Centre
0808-801-0414
Epilepsy Scotland
0808-8002200
Families Anonymous
0845-1200660
Fife Independent Disability Helpline
01592-203993
Glasgow Battered Women's Aid
0141-553-2022
Interactions Counseling & Support Services
01592-262869
Inverclyde Women's Aid
01475-888505
Lothian LGBT Helpline
0131-556-4049
NHS 24 HR Helpline
08454-24-24-24
NHS INFORM Scotland Helpline
0800-22-44-88
One Parent Families Scotland
0808-8010323
Parentline Scotland
0800-028-2233
Perth & Kinross Drug & Alcohol Team
01738-474455
Rape Crisis Scotland
08088-01-03-02
Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline
0800-027-1234
Scottish Women's Aid
0800-027-1234
Shelter Scotland
0808-800-4444 housing advice
The Samaritans
08457-90-90-90
The Scottish Prisoners Family Helpline
0500-839383
Women's Aid Edinburgh
0131-315-8110
Your Call
0808-801-03-62 for the physically challenged across Scotland
Sri Lanka
Bandarawela
0572222662
Kandy
081-2234806
Katunayake
011311020
Kohuwela
5780153
Kurunegala
0374931731
Lunugamvehera
0475781200
Matale
0662223521
Mawanelle
035-5788330
Panadura
038-2235291
Panduwasnuwara
0372291718
Panduwasnuwera
0375715815
Sumithrayo – Colombo
2692909 / 2696666 / 2683555
United Kingdom
Alcoholics Anonymous
0845 769 7555
CHILDLINE
0800-1111
Cruse Bereavement Care
0870-1671677
Family Line
0808-800-5678
Farmers in Difficulty
07002-326326
National Debt Helpline
0808-084000
National Drugs Helpline
0800-77-66-00
Papyrus Hopeline
0870-1704000
Sexuality
020-7837-7324
The Samaritans
08457-90-90-90
Violence & Crime
0845 30 30 900
Woman's Aid Domestic Helpline
08457-023468
USA
Boys Town
1-800-448-3000
Covenant House for teens, kids & families
1-800-999-9999
National Graduate Student Crisis Line
1-800-GRAD-HLP or 1-800-472-3457
National Hopeline Helpline
1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-273-8255
Postpartum Depression for Moms
1-800-PPD-MOMS or 1-800-773-6667
The TREVOR Project for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth
1-866-488-7386
ULifeline for College & University Students
1-800-273-TALK
Vet2Vet Veteran's Crisis line
1-877-VET-2-VET or 1-877-838-2838
Veteran's Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255
Youth America Hotline
1-877-YOUTHLINE or 1-877-968-8454
Youth Hotline
1-800-448-1833
Wales
Dementia Helpline
0808-808-2235
Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Hotline
0808-801-0800
Drug & Alcohol Helpline
0808-808-2234
Housing Debt Help Line Wales
0800-107-1340
LGBT
0870-858828
Smokers Helpline
0800-169-0-169
The Samaritans
0845-90-90-90
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LGBTQ Friendly Crisis Lines – 24/7 Support– CANADIAN

http://www.saravyc.ubc.ca/reports-resources/links/resources-for-trans-youth-allies/crisis-lines-for-lgbtq-youth/
PFLAG Canada
24/7 support. Provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people,
as well as to their families and friends.
For support on gender identity, Call toll-free 1-888-530-6777 ext 226 or Email [email protected]
Kids Help Phone
24/7 counselling help from trained professionals on the phone for youth up to age 20. Live chat on the computer
is available on weekend evenings.
Call 1-800-668-6868 or Live Chat.
Trans Lifeline
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling
with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While our goal is to prevent self harm, we
welcome the call of any transgender person in need. We will do our very best to connect them with services that
can help them meet that need.
In Canada Call: (877) 330-6366
In USA Call: (877)565-8860
British Columbia
1-800-SUICIDE (Suicide Crisis Line)
If you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be.
Call 1-800-784-2433.
Crisis Line Association of BC Mental Health Information Line
This is a provincial line. Answered 24/7/365, it provides empowering emotional support, information on
appropriate referral options and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns.
Call 310-6789 (no area code needed) or Email.
Fraser Health Crisis Line
This is a 24/7/365 crisis line offering free and confidential emotional support, crisis intervention,
and resource information.
Call Local 604-951-8855 or Toll-Free 1-877-820-7444.
CTC Telecare & Crisis Line
A crisis line providing telephone befriending, caring, and empathic listening for people in moments of personal
crisis or distress. A non-judgmenetal Christian-based, telephone-operated, crisis intervention service.
Call 604-852-9099 in Abbotsford/Mission or Toll-Free 1-888-852-9099 throughout BC.
Interior Crisis Line Network (ICLN)
A network that links five crisis lines in the Interior Region (Cranbrook, Kelowna, Trail, Vernon and
Williams Lake) through a single number. It is available 24/7/365 throughout Southern Interior and makes crisis line
service available to everyone in the Interior Region.
Call 1-888-353-2273 (1-888-353-CARE).
Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
Is available 24/7 via regional distress phone line, provincial phone line, and Seniors' Distress Line. Also, offer
online distress services 13 hours a day (noon to 1am) for youth aged 13-25 and adults aged 25 and up.
Vancouver: 604-872-3311
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com
Online Chat Service for Adults:www.CrisisCentreChat.ca
CHIMO Crisis Lines
Free, confidential and non-judgmental emotional support provided 8am to midnight, seven days a week, by
professionally trained volunteers. Telephone crisis intervention and referral information are available.
Also, provides triage and direct links for callers to Richmond Mental Health Emergency Services, when needed.
Call 604-279-7070.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines
Chinese help lines, operating from 10am to 10pm, that demonstrate cultural sensitivty, equity, non-discrimination
, and respect for the client's privacy, consent and choice.
Call 604-270-8233 for Cantonese or 604-270-8222 for Mandarin.
Vancouver Island Crisis Society
Offers 24/7/365 crisis line service to Vancouver Island, the islands of the Georgia Strait, and the mainland
communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet, as defined by the Vancouver Island Health Authority.
Call 1-888-494-3888.
KUU-US Crisis Line Society
As an accredited agency of the American Association of Suicidology, crisis intervention trained phone
operators assist those in crisis 24/7/365. Previous jursidictional area covered by KUU-US was Port Alberni,
Bamfield and the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Although these areas will still be serviced, it has also
expanded crisis services to all Aboriginal people on Vancouver Island and the province of British Columbia.
Youth Crisis Line: 250-723-2040
Adult Crisis Line: 250-723-4050
Provincial Aboriginal Line: 1-800-588-8717
North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society
Provide anonymous, confidential, and non-judgemental emotional support for those in need 24/7.
Call 250-949-6033 or, for Local in Alert Bay and Kingcome, 250-974-5326.
Northern Youth Online
Confidential, live chat with a volunteer listener online or can speak with a volunteer over the phone at their Youth Support Line. Hours for online chat and phone line are 4pm to 11pm daily.
Visit the Online Chat or call 1-888-564-8336.
Youthspace.ca
Offer emotional support and crisis intervention services for children, youth and young adults under 30 years of age.
The Support Team is a group of professionally trained volunteers and staff to listen without judgment and
offer support via live chat and the discussion forum; not licensed counsellors. E-counselling services are
provided by Pacific Centre Family Services Association www.pacificcentrefamilyservices.org.
Visit the Forum or Chat, Email The Support Team at [email protected], or Email a Youth Counsellor
from Pacific Centre Family Services Association at [email protected]
Alberta
LGBTQ Support Help Line
A toll free, 24-hour support/crisis line operated by Distress Centre Calgary to support LGBT/sexual minority
and questioning youth.
Call 1-877-688-4765 (1-877- OUT IS OK).
St. Paul & District Crisis Centre
24-hour crisis line serving all Alberta and Northeastern Saskatchewan.
Call 1-800-263-3045 or 780-645-5195.
Distress Line of Southwestern Alberta (Canadian Mental Health Association)
24-hour crisis line serving Chinook Health Region and south part of Calgary.
Call 1-888-787-2880 or 403-327-7905.
Crisis Support Centre
A program of The Support Network. Services are for anyone who needs support. Offers two 24/7 crisis lines
and online crisis chat hours are 6pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday and noon to 4pm on Sunday.
Call 24-hour Distress Line at 780-482-4357 (780-482-HELP), call Rural Distress Line, for those residing in
North Alberta, at 1-800-232-7288, or visit the Online Crisis Chat.
Wood's Homes
A community owned and operated children's mental health centre based in Calgary. Offers 24-hour crisis lines.
Call 1-800-563-6106 or 403-299-9699.
Alberta Mental Health Board Help Line
Call 1-877-303-2642.
Children's Mental Health Crisis Line
Call 780-427-4491.
Lakeland Mental Health Crisis Line
Call 1-888-255-3353.
Salvation Army Teen Help Line
A 24-hour crisis line for teens.
Call 780-428-8336.
Sexual Assault Centre Help Line
Call 780-423-4121.
Distress Centre Calgary
Confidential and non-judgmental. Offer free 24/7/365 crisis intervention, professional counselling and referral
services to help you overcome crisis. Have a main crisis line, a teen crisis line, and online chat support (does not
operate 24 hours) for teens.
Main Crisis Line: 403-266-4357 (403-266-HELP)
Teen Crisis Line: 403-264-8336 (403-264-TEEN)
ConnecTeen Online Chat: http://www.calgaryconnecteen.com/
Wheatland Shelter Crisis Line (Community Crisis Society, Wheatland Shelter)
Offers a 24-hour crisis line.
Call 403-934-6634 or Toll-Free 1-877-934-6634.
Saskatchewan
St. Paul & District Crisis Centre
24-hour crisis line serving all Alberta and Northeastern Saskatchewan.
Call 1-800-263-3045 or 780-645-5195.
Mobile Crisis Service (Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.)
Provides comprehensive 24/7/365 crisis response services to individuals and families.
Call 306-933-6200.
Regina Mobile Crisis Services
Provide an integrated, comprehensive, social and health crisis and emergency intervention service on a 24/7 basis.
Call Crisis Line at 306-525-5333, Mobile Crisis Services at 306-757-0127, or Child Abuse Line 306-569-2724.
Southwest Crisis Line
A 24/7 crisis line for residents of the entire southwest corner of Saskatchewan.
Call 306-778-3833 or 1-800-567-3334.
West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre
Provides services without prejudice. All available at no cost. Includes youth counselling, crisis counselling, and
suicide prevention among other services. Crisis services operate Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Call 306-463-6655.
North East Crisis Intervention Centre
Offers a 24-hour crisis line that provides telephone support in any crisis, supportive listening, and information
and referrals.
Call 1-800-611-6349 or 306-752-9455.
Hudson Bay Family & Support Centre (formerly Hudson Bay & District Crisis Centre)
Provide ongoing crisis support and referrals for individuals and families experiencing distress in their lives.
Offer a 24-hour a regional crisis (Northeast) line operated out of Melfort, Saskatchewan.
Call 1-800-611-6349.
Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit
Offer a 24-hour crisis line.
Call 306-764-1011.
Manitoba
Manitoba Suicide Line
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide or dealing with a suicide loss. 24-hours, toll free.
Call 1-877-435-7170.
Mental Health Crisis Service
A 24-hour, toll-free crisis line for those who are experiencing difficulty in coping with a wide range of mental health difficulties.
Call 1-866-588-1697.
Klinic Community Health Centre
Medical care and counselling for the public, includes teen and trans health services. Also has 24-hour crisis
lines.
Call 1-888-322-3019 or 204-786-8686.
Westman Crisis Services
24-hour help, free and confidential service. Welcoming, compassionate response, client-centered care by fully
qualified staff. Works with adults in the Brandon and Assiniboine regions, who are in a mental health or
psychosocial crisis. Offer two services: the Crisis Stabilization Unit and the Mobile Crisis Unit.
Toll-free Crisis Line: 1-888-379-7699
Crisis Stabilization Unit: 204-727-2555
Mobile Crisis Unit: 204-725-4411
Ontario
The Lesbian, Gay, Bi Trans Youth Line
A toll-free service provided by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit or queer youth, for
youth who are under 26 and live anywhere in Ontario. Offer support, information and referrals. Includes a crisis
phone line, online chat, and text messaging peer support service. Operate Sunday to Friday from 4:00pm to
9:30pm.
Crisis Toll Free: 1-800-268-9688 (1-800-268-YOUTH)
Crisis in the Greater Toronto Area: 416-962-9688 (416-962-YOUTH)
Online Chat: www.youthline.ca/
Text Messaging: 647-694-4275
TTY: 416-962-0777
Cambridge Help Line
Accepts calls 24/7 from all demographic groups in the Tri-City, Guelph and surrounding areas. Provide a non-
judgmental forum for our callers to express their feelings regardless of their age, religion, race or sexual
orientation.
Call 519-658-5455.
Durham Region Distress Line (Distress Centre Durham)
Offers a 24-hour telephone helpline service for those in the Durham Region.
Call 1-800-452-0688 or 905-430-2522.
Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK)
A distress line for those residing in Kingston and beyond, offering a confidential, non-judgmental, and
anonymous listening service. Operates from 7pm to 3am.
Call 613-544-1771.
London & District Distress Centre
Provide telephone support and problem solving skills 24/7/365.
Call Distress Line 519-667-6711 or Crisis Response Line 519-433-2023.
Distress Centre Niagara
A 24-hour, free, confidential telephone crisis intervention support service available to anyone in need in
the Niagara Region.
Distress Line St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area: 905-688-3711
Distress Line Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area: 905-734-1212
Distress Line Fort Erie and Area: 905-382-0689
Distress Line Grimsby, West Lincoln: 905-563-6674
North Halton Distress Line
Call 905-877-1211.
Distress Centre Oakville
A community-based organization that provides 24/7 support to people of Oakville, Milton, and the surrounding
area to better cope with mental health issues, crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress.
Call 905-849-4541.
Distress Centre Ottawa and Region
24/7/365 Crisis Line providing unbiased and non-judgmental support. All calls are confidential. English only
service.
Distress Line City of Ottawa and City of Gatineau: 613-238-3311.
Distress Line MRC La Vallée-de-la-Gatineau, MRC Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais, MRC Papineau, and MRC
Pontiac: 1-866-676-1080.
Distress Centre Peel
Provide support, crisis intervention and suicide prevention. 24/7 crisis line support for all of Peel Region
including Mississauga, Brampton and the Town of Caledon.
Call in Peel region 905-278-7208 or in Town of Caledon 1-800-363-0971.
Sarnia-Lambton Distress Line (Family Counselling Centre)
Offer a 24/7 distress line for those in Sarnia-Lambton region.
Call 519-336-3000 or 1-888-347-8737 (1-888-DISTRES).
Toronto Distress Centre
24-hour distress line offering confidential emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and linkage
to emergency help when necessary, access to interpreters offered in 151 languages, and TTY service for hearing
impaired.
Call 416-408-4357 (416-408-HELP).
Distress Centre of Waterloo Region
Provides 24/7/365 confidential listening and support, crisis response and intervention for anyone in Waterloo
Region.
General Line: 519-745-1166
Youth Line: 519-745-9909
EARS Line (for male victims of sexual assault): 519-570-3277
Distress Centre Windsor-Essex County
Free, anonymous, and confidential emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and community
referrals by telephone. Operates 365 days a year from 12 noon to 12 midnight.
Call 519-256-5000.
Quebec
L'Association québécoise de prévention du suicide
A 24/7 distress line serving Quebec.
Call 1-866-277-3553 (1-866-APPELLE).
ATQ (Aide aux transexuels et transexuelles du Québec)
Offers a listening line for transgendered individuals in Quebec.
Call 514-254-9038.
Project 10 (Projet 10)
Promotes personal, social, sexual, and mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual,
two-spirit, inter-sexed, and questioning youth and adults ages 14-25. Offers a listening line on Monday to
Thursday from 12pm to 6pm.
Call 514-989-4585.
New Brunswick
Chimo Helpline
A provincial crisis phone line, that is accessible 24/7/365 to all residents of New Brunswick.
Call Provincial Toll-free 1-800-667-5005 or, for Fredericton area, 506-450-4357 (450-HELP).
Newfoundland
Mental Health Crisis Centre (Newfoundland and Labrador)
24-hour crisis line serving Newfoundland and Labrador.
Call 709-737-4668.
Nova Scotia
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (MHMCT)
Provide intervention and short term crisis management for children, youth and adults experiencing a mental
health crisis. Offer confidential, non-judgmental and respectful telephone intervention throughout the Capital
District and mobile response in areas served by Halifax Regional Police including Halifax, Dartmouth and
Bedford. Available 9am to 5pm, 7 days/week.
Call toll-free 1-888-429-8167 or 902-429-8167.
Eastern Regional Help Line Crisis line operating 7 days/week from 6pm to 12am (midnight) serving eastern region of Nova Scotia.
Call 1-800-957-9995 or 902-562-4357 (902-562-HELP).
FEED NOVA SCOTIA Helpline
A 24/7 confidential service, provided by trained staff and volunteers.
Call in the Halifax area: 902-421-1188 (TTY: 902-443-2660)
Call in other areas of Nova Scotia (toll-free): 1-877-521-1188 (TTY: 1-855-443-2660)
Pictou County Help Line
A confidential and non-judgmental telephone service providing care, support and encouragement to the people
of Pictou County and surrounding areas. Operates 365 days a year from 2pm to 10pm.
Call 902-752-5952.
Prince Edward Island
Island Helpline 24-hour bilingual line serving Prince Edward Island.
Call 1-800-218-2885.
Territories
The Yukon Distress & Support Line
A toll-free, Yukon-wide line run nightly from 7pm-3am by trained volunteers. The line is confidential,
anonymous and non-judgmental.
Call 1-844-533-3030
Email [email protected]
NWT Help Line
Provide free, confidential, and caring telephone listening support 365 days a year from 7pm to 11pm (Mountain
Standard Time). Serves those in Northwest Territories.
Call 1-800-661-0844.
Nunavuat Kamatsiaqtut Help Line
Crisis line serving Nunavut and Nunavik (Arctic Quebec) 7 days/week from 7pm to 11pm (Eastern Standard Time).
Call 1-800-265-3333 or 867-979-3333.