A great resources list to help you navigate these challenging times is compiled by Family Service Toronto.
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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
Call 911, or call a nurse at Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000; or visit your local emergency department.
Assaulted Women’s Help Line
Toll Free: 1-866-863-0511
Toronto 24 Hour Stress and Crisis Line
CRISIS & ADDICTION SERVICES
Toronto Withdrawal Management System
1-866-366-9513 Hours: 24/7, 365 days a year.
Alcohol Abuse Support
Trans Lifeline Canada
Crisis support by and for trans people available daily from 11am to 5am (EST)
24-hour community-based mental health crisis centre
Kids Help Phone
Toll free: 1-888-668-6868
Up to 21 years of age.
FREE OR LOW-COST COUNSELLING SUPPORT
Mental Health Helpline (ConnexOntario)
Provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness and/or gambling. Services are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
Call 1-866-531-2600 or visit website www.connexontario.ca/
AIDS Committee of Toronto ACT
Free same-day counselling appointments daily, Monday through Friday, as well as drop-in counselling on Tuesday evenings
543 Yonge Street, 4th floor
For more information call: 416-340-8484 or visit: www.actoronto.org
Egale Youth OUTreach Counselling Centre
Free walk-in and pre-booked counselling appointments daily, Monday through Friday, for LGBTQ2S folks ages 15-29
290 Shuter St, Level 1
For more information call: 416-964 7887 ext 9 or visit: egale.ca/outreach/
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Contact for information, resources and support
416-979-6885 – Emergency department
Family Service Toronto
Free walk-in counselling on Wednesdays from 3:30PM to 7:30PM
Counselling offered on a sliding scale.
519 Church Street Community Centre
Free walk-in and pre-booked counselling. Provides up to 6 sessions of free counselling. Also serving the LGBT community.
519 Church St.; Toronto
For more information or to pre-book an appointment, call 416-392-6874
Gestalt Institute of Toronto Clinic
Personal growth workshops and professional training. Gestalt psychotherapy offered by the students through the Gestalt Clinic. $40/session
416-964-9464 x 18
Sherbourne Health Centre
Counselling drop-in on Tuesdays at 1:00pm
333 Sherbourne St.
For more information call the Mental Health Intake Line: 416-324-4100 x 5310 or visit: www.shc.on.ca