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Phone Lines

Assault/ Human Trafficking:

Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 1-866-863-0511 or TTY 1-866-863-7868

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-833-900-1010

National Human Trafficking Counselling Hotline: 1-866-528-7109

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: 24H CRISIS LINE: 416-597-8808

Victim Support Line: 1-888-579-2888 or 416-314-2447


Black Youth Helpline: 416-285-9944 

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310

Hope for Wellness Helpline: To access the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline, call 1-855-242-3310 or use the chat box on their website to connect with a counsellor online

Kamatsiaqtut Nunavut Helpline: 1-800-265-3333

Metis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Crisis Line: 1-877-767-7572

NAN Hope Helpline: 1-844-626-4673

National Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419

Talk 4 Healing for Indigenous Women, Call or Text: 1-855-554-HEAL (4325)



People across Canada can call and text 9-8-8, a new three-digit service, for help when they need it most. The service offers trauma-informed and culturally affirming support to anyone who is thinking of suicide, or who is worried about someone they know.

Aboriginal Crisis Intervention Program: 416-531-0330

Crisis Service Canada: 1-833-456-4566

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto Helpline: 416-408-4357

Gerstein Crisis Centre: 416-929-9647

Good2Talk (Anonymous helpline for post-secondary students): 1-866-925-5454

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868; Languages: English and French

North East Outreach and Support Services: 1-800-611-6349

ONTX Ontario Online & Text Crisis Services (2pm – 2am): Text SUPPORT to 258258

Talk Suicide Canada: To connect with a crisis responder, call 1-833-456-4566 (available 24 hours, 7 days a week) or text 45645 (4:00pm to Midnight Eastern Time).

Scarborough Hospital Regional Mobile Crisis Team: 416-495-2891

Warm Line: Between 12pm - 8pm Call 416-323-3721, Between 8pm - Midnight Call 416-960-WARM (9276); Text: 647-557-5882


LGBTQ Youthline: 1-800-268-9688; Text: 647-694-4275

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366

Mental Health/ Health

Dr. Roz’s Healing Place: 416-264-4357 (HELP)

Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600

Telehealth: 1-866-797-0000

Youthdale Psychiatric Crisis Services (6-18 y/o): 416-363-9990

Sex Work

Bad Date Coalition (Sex work involvement, reporting): 416-765-6009


Toronto. Shelter, Support and Housing Administration. Homelessness Initiatives and Prevention Services - Central Intake: 416-338-4766

Substance Use

National Overdose Response Service: 1-888-688-NORS (6677)

Toronto Withdrawal Management Services System Central Access: 1-866-366-9513 Toronto Area: 416-864-5040

Women and Children

Nellie’s Women and Children Crisis Line: 416-461-1084

YWCA Arise Shelter (Women & Children Fleeing Abuse): 416-929-3316