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Agency Contact Description of Services
Kids Help Phone https://kidshelpphone.ca/

1 800 668-6868 (English, French & Arabic)
Free Text #: “68686”; Live chat 7-midnight; Messenger access-facebook & instagram
Kids Help Phone’s non-judgmental, inclusive services are available to young people across Canada. This means we’re here for all kids, teens and young adults from coast to coast to coast.
Black Youth Help Phone https://blackyouth.ca/

416 285-9944 Toll free:1 833 294 8650
Black Youth Helpline serves all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service. Positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools.
LGBTQ Youthline https://www.youthline.ca/

1 800 268-9688
LGBT YouthLine is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit* youth-led organization that affirms and supports the experiences of youth (29 and under) across Ontario. We do this by:
-Providing anonymous peer support and referrals;
-Training youth to provide support to other youth; and
-Providing resources so youth can make informed decisions.
Indigenous: Hope for Wellness Help Chat https://www.hopeforwellness.ca/

1-855-242-3310
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or chat box to connect with a counsellor on -line
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.
Experienced and culturally competent Helpline counsellors can help if you: want to talk, are distressed, have strong emotional reactions, are triggered by painful memories.
Trans Lifeline https://translifeline.org

1-877-330-6366
Hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline works to end Transgender suicide and improve the overall mental health of Transgender people through education, advocacy, and direct service. Empowering Trans people to help one another, and to shape our collective efforts by drawing upon our wealth of individual experiences.
Naseeha: Muslim Mental Health Help Phone https://naseeha.org/

1 (866) 627-3342
Provide 7 days a week we answer calls from around the world from Muslim and non-muslims.
-Naseeha Mental Health has been a great bridge for individuals who are going through life’s challenges.
-We provide a safe zone for youths and individuals to talk and get the help they need. We provide workshops to youth across North America, web therapy sessions, and offer texting mental health support 7 days a week.
What’s up
Walk-in
https://www.whatsupwalkin.ca/

Call Mental Health T.O. at 1-866-585-6486
What’s Up’ walk in counselling sessions are available by phone & video for children, youth, & young adults up to age 29 & families with infants.
Jack.org Youth Mental Health https://jack.org/Home

416-425-2494
Jack.org is Canada's only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory. Through do something, jack talks, Jack chapters and Jack Summits, young leaders identify and dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities.
Distress Centers of Greater Toronto www.dcogt.com/408-help-line

Toronto: 416-408-4347
Peel: 905-459-7777
Provides telephone support to individuals in the community who are at risk and their most vulnerable. Highly-trained volunteer responders (with the support of professional staff) connect with callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Good2Talk https://good2talk.ca/

1866 924-5454
Text Good2talkon 686868
Provide Anonymous & Confidential helpline for post-secondary students
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000  
Assaulted Women’s Helpline http://www.awhl.org/

1-866-863-0511 or text #SAFE (#7233)
 
Mental
Health TO
https://www.tdsb.on.ca/Portals/0/docs/MHTO Flyer April2020.pdf  
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto https://dcogt.com/  
Toronto Public Health www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/ Information about COVID-19 and public health matters
211 https://www.211toronto.ca/ Community supports such as food banks, housing and more.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Family Navigation Project Provides expert navigation of the mental health and addictions service system for youth and their families, who are living in the Greater Toronto Area.
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