You can text for help. You don’t need to talk to a stranger by phone. Move into the future with Distress Centres (Toronto #45645, ONTX #258258 Ontario) and Warmlines (647-557-5882). For folks who crave voices you can call the help numbers below too.
Call 416-408-4357 Services are available in English,+ (Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu for limited hours (10am-10pm)). Callers’ issues include problems related to domestic violence, social isolation, suicide, addictions, mental and physical health concerns. The Distress Centre offers, as appropriate: emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and linkage to emergency help when necessary.
Good2Talk (Anonymous helpline for post-secondary students) – 1-866-925-5454, 24 hrs/7 days
Kids Help Phone The Kids Help Phone rovides immediate support that young people need 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Counsellors answer calls and online questions from across Canada. No matter what the problem or concern, the counsellors will provide immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre
The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre has a 24 hour crisis phone line for survivors of rape and sexual assault. They will provide court support, accompaniment and advocacy. Face-to-face counselling is free and confidential. Lesbian support, abuse and relationship counselling available.