Crisis Resources

Focus Mental Wellness does not provide crisis support. If you or someone else is in an emergency crisis and require immediate assistance, call 911. You can use our resource guide below for applicable contact information for additional crisis lines.

Crisis Contact Numbers

CRISIS SERVICES CANADA

Available to all Canadian residents
Phone Support: 1-833-456-4566 (Open 24-7/365)
Text Support: Text 45645 (Open 4PM-Midnight ET)
Website: https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/
For residents of Qu├ębec, call 1 866 APPELLE (1.866.277.3553)

KIDS HELP PHONE

Available to all children, teens, and young adults from coast to coast in Canada
Phone Support: 1-800-668-6868 (Open 24-7/365)
Text Support: Text 686868 (Open 24-7/365)
Website: https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/
To access support through Facebook Messenger see the Kids Help Phone website.

GERSTEIN CRISIS CENTRE

Available to adults (16+) in the GTA region experiencing mental health crisis.
Phone Support: 416-929-0149 OR 416-929-5200
Website: http://www.gersteincentre.org/

HOPE FOR WELLNESS HELPLINE

Available to all Indigenous peoples across Canada who need immediate crisis intervention
Phone Support: 1-855-242-3310 (Open 24-7/365)
Online Chat Support: Online Hope for Wellness chat (Open 24-7/365)

ASSAULTED WOMEN’S HELPLINE

Available to women and seniors throughout the province of Ontario.
Phone Support For Crisis Line (Open 24-7/365):
GTA: 416-863-0511
GTA TTY: 416-364-8762
TOLL-FREE: 1-866-863-0511
TOLL-FREE TTY: 1-8666-863-7868#SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus Mobile
Phone Support For Senior Safety Line (Open 24-7/365): TOLL-FREE: 1-866-299-1011
Website: https://www.awhl.org/home

LGBTQ2S + YOUTH LINE

Support for the LGBT community and youth (29 and under) across Ontario
Phone Support: 1-647-694-4275 (Sunday to Friday, 4PM to 9:30PM)
Text Support: 1-647-694-4275 (Sunday to Friday, 4PM to 9:30PM)
Online Chat Support: Visit their website
Website: https://www.youthline.ca/

CONNEX ONTARIO

ConnexOntario is an information and referral service, focusing on mental health, addiction and problem gambling services Phone Support: 1-866-531-2600 (Open 24-7/365)
Email Support: Click here
Online Chat Support: Click here (Open 24-7/365)
Website: https://www.connexontario.ca/en-ca/