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Crisis Resources

The following agencies offer crisis support to those in Ontario.

If you know of crisis resources we have missed or have concerns about any of the crisis resources we have listed, please let us know.


Telephone Support Services

Children and Youth

Pathstone Crisis Line: 1-800-263-4944

KidsHelpPhone: 1-800-668-6868

LGBT Youthline Ontario: (647) 694-4275 (chat, text, email options available)

Good2Talk Helpline for postsecondary students: 1-866-925-5454 or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868

Adults and Youth

Crisis Outreach and Support Team Niagara (COAST): 1-866-550-5205

The Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566

Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600

Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991

Ontario Crisis Line –  All Ages: 1-866-531-2600

Canada Suicide Prevention Services (bilingual service): 1-833-456-4566

Indigenous Persons

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line: 1-855-242-3310

Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419

Hope for Wellness Helpline for Indigenous persons: 1-866-925-4419

Talk4healing for Indigenous women: 1-855-554-4325

Support for Seniors and Caregivers

Senior Safety Line for concerns of elder abuse: 1-866-299-1011

Ontario Caregiver Helpline: 1-833-416-2273 (live chat options available as well)


Assaulted Women’s Helpline: 1-866-863-0511


Trans LifeLine – All Ages: 1-877-330-6366

LGBT Youthline Ontario: 647-694-4275 (chat, text, and email available)

Distress Centers Niagara

St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, & Area: 905-688-3711

Fort Erie Area: 905-382-0689

Grimsby, West Lincoln: 905-563-6674

Port Colborne, Wainfleet: 905-734-1212


Text/Chat Support Services

The Canada Suicide Prevention Service: Text 45645 to reach someone between 4:00pm and midnight

Kids Help Phone Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 686868 to connect to a responder for support

ONTX Ontario Online & Text Crisis Services: Text 741741 2pm – 2am, daily or click this link to access their online chat application



Ontario Suicide Prevention Network

Distress Centre Niagara

Ontario Association of Distress Centres