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York Town Family Services

2010 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 300
York, ON M6E 2K3

Warden & Eglinton

Tel: 416-394-2424

Yorktown Family Services (YFS) is a fully accredited community service agency comprised of an infant, child, and youth mental health centre; a women’s shelter and community-based violence against women services; and an integrated services site offering rapid access to multiple mental health, primary health, and social service programs for youth and young adults.

Toronto Community Crisis Service

Tel: 211

The Toronto Community Crisis Service (TCCS) is a new, alternate approach to responding to someone in crisis that focuses on health, prevention and well-being. The service provides an alternative to police enforcement, creating a community-based, client centred, trauma-informed response to non-emergency crisis calls and wellness checks. Individuals 16+ experiencing or witnessing a mental health crisis can access the Toronto Community Crisis Service by calling 211 or 911.

St. Elizabeth Health Care 

90 Allstate Parkway, Suite 300
Markham, Ontario, L3R 6H3

Hwy 7 & 404

Tel: 905-940-9755

SE Health provides health care services across many areas of the health system, including home and community care, long-term care, acute care and primary care. Our customers include governments, regional health authorities, hospitals, the seniors’ living sector, community organizations and consumers.Provides mobile crisis intervention support and supports for family members, significant others, and caregivers.

Gerstein Crisis Line

100 Charles St E

Toronto, ON M4Y 1V3

Jarvis & Bloor St.

Tel: 416-929-5200  

Our crisis services include 24/7 telephone support, in-person mobile crisis team, community support referrals, substance use crisis management, follow-up and access to short-term crisis beds.

The Yellow Brick House 24 Hour Crisis Line

52 West Beaver Creek Rd #4

Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1L9

Leslie & 16th Ave

Tel: 1800-263-3247 

Counsellors are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to take crisis calls and assess a caller’s specific situation. They provide lifesaving services for women and children escaping domestic violence in York Region.

Reconnect Community Health Services           

170 Bloor St W

Toronto ON M6P 4E5

Bloor & Queen St

Tel: 416-248-2050

Reconnect Community Health Services is a not-for-profit health service organization located in the west end of Toronto. They provide services for seniors, caregivers, and people living with mental health and addictions concerns, including programs specifically for youth.

Mental Health Service Information Ontario

438 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2K8

University & Elm St

Tel: 1866-797-0007                                                                                                                                                                         

An information and referral specialist will answer your call, email or web chat 24/7. All of the services are free, confidential and anonymous. Learn about government supports available to you for mental health and how to get them when you need it.

Center for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH)

1001 Queen Street West and 30-60 White Squirrel Way

Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4

Shaw & Queen

Tel: 416-535-8501         

Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital whose services include assessments, brief early interventions, inpatient programs, continuing care, outpatient services and family support.           

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre

1229 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M6K 1L2

Dufferin & Queen

Tel: 416‑537‑2455

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (Parkdale Queen West CHC) is a community-based non-profit health service organization serving south- mid-west Toronto. We offer a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, through interdisciplinary teams.

Lumenus Community Services   

1126 Finch Ave W

Toronto ON M3J 3J6

Dufferin & Finch

Tel: 416-222-1153

Lumenus offers a broad range of high-quality mental health, developmental and community services for infants, children, youth, individuals and families across Toronto.  

Catholic Family Services Toronto

1155 Yonge Street, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W2
Yonge & St. Claire

Tel: (416) 921-1163

Catholic Family Services of Toronto was established in 1922 and is a non-profit counselling agency. They provide specialized supports to youth and/or adults and their families with mental health challenges and/or developmental disabilities. Their services include assisting with problems at school or within the community, depression/other mental health concerns, drug and/or alcohol abuse, sexual abuse, discrimination and/or harassment counselling, sexual orientation questions, conflict with the law, developmental disabilities and autism.

Family Services Association of Toronto           

355 Church Street

Toronto, M5B 0B2

Gerrard & Church St

Tel: 416-595-9618 

For over 100 years, Family Service Toronto (FST) has been helping people who are confronted with a variety of life challenges. We assist individuals and families through our counselling, community engagement and public education programs, and advocacy work.        

Elizabeth Fry Toronto       

215 Wellesley Street E.
Toronto, ON M4X 1G1

Jarvis & Wellesley

Tel: 416 924 3708             

Elizabeth Fry Toronto offers women who are, have been or at risk of being in conflict with the law with individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, release planning, referrals, transitional housing, and community education.


Tel: 1-866-531-2600

ConnexOntario offers free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness and/or gambling. Their service is a centralized, up-to-date, and accurate database of detailed drug, alcohol, problem gambling, and mental health treatment service information. They can be reached 24/7 by phone or through the chat widget on their website.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

7 Cups of Tea

7 Cups of Tea is an on-demand emotional health service and online therapy provider that anonymously & securely connects real people to real listeners in one-on-one chat. Anyone who wants to talk about whatever is on their mind can quickly reach out to a trained, compassionate listener through our network. People connect with listeners on 7 Cups for all kinds of reasons, from big existential thoughts to small, day-to-day things that we all experience.

Women’s College Hospital

70 Grenville St

Toronto ON M5S 1B2

Bay & College

Tel: 416-323-6400

This service is for women who have recently been the victim of sexual abuse and domestic violence.  Women can go 24/7 and get immediate support.  They can also collect forensic evidence, safety plan, provide short term counselling (up to 20 sessions) for ONLY women who have accessed the emergency services, emergency and follow up medical care.

Women’s Support Network

1110 Stellar Dr Newmarket ON l3Y 7B7

Leslie & Green Lane

Tel: 905 895 3646

The Women’s Support Network of York Region (WSN) is a rape crisis/sexual violence centre dedicated to providing free, confidential services for individuals who have experienced any form of sexual violence. WSN is committed to grassroots, Feminist, Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppressive framework. Our goal is to eradicate sexual violence.

The Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

489 College Street, Suite 503
Toronto ON, M6G 1A5

College St & Bathurst St
Tel: 416-323-9149

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic offers legal, counselling and interpretation services to marginalized and racialized populations of women and gender diverse people who have survived violence.

Toronto Rape Crisis Center (24 hours)         

Tel: 416-597-1171

The TRCC crisis line is made possible by a large collective of volunteer peer crisis line counsellors. A trained and experienced peer counsellor is available to speak with any and all survivors of sexual and gender-based violence and their supporters, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our counsellors are here to listen to you, hold space, and offer emotional support.


The Gate House     

3101 Lake Shore Blvd. West

Toronto, ON M8V 3W8

Lakeshore & Kipling
Phone: 416-255-5900

Provides support, community, and resources for individuals impacted by childhood sexual abuse.


636 Kennedy Road,
Scarborough, ON M1K 2B3

Kennedy & Eglinton

Tel: 416-967-1773

Counselling & Psychotherapy

Provides counselling to youth ages 12-21 to address any of the following issues; family conflict or problems in relationships with family/parents, mental health concerns such as suicidal thoughts, depression, anger and self-harming behaviour, emotional, physical and sexual abuse, criminal behaviour, sexual orientation concerns, substance abuse, and racial/cultural difficulties.

Oasis Centre Des Femmes

465 Yonge Street

C.P. 73022 Wood Street

Toronto (ON)

M4Y 2W5

Yonge & Carlton

Tel: 416-591-6565

Oasis Centre des femmes (OCF) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing services to Francophone women (16 years and up) who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Turning Point Youth Services                                                                                                                                                                             

95 Wellesley Street, East

Toronto, ON M4Y 1H5

Jarvis & Wellesley

Tel: 416-925-9250

Turning Point helps youth through difficult times. We are an accredited, non-profit multi-service agency serving youth ages 12 to 24 and their families. There are 3 main ways in which we help: through counselling, by providing residential care and treatment (including emergency shelter), and support if you are in trouble with the law.

Kids Help Phone     

Toll Free: 1-800-668-6868

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 e-mental health service offering free, confidential support to young people in English and French.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Blake Boultbee Youth Outreach Service

41 Blake St.

Toronto, ON M4J 3E2

Jones & Gerrard

Tel: 416-465-1410

Provides a variety of services to high-risk youth and families in Blake-Boultbee, a high-density low-income area of east Toronto. Some services include relationship building, counselling, outreach and pro-active counselling and education in all areas of sexuality and sexual health. Additionally, they provide support for teenage parents, survivors of abuse and families facing drug and alcohol abuse.

Michael Garron Hospital 

825 Coxwell Avenue

Toronto ON M4C 3E7

Mortimer & Coxwell

Phone: 416-461-8272

Michael Garron Hospital’s (MGH) anxiety clinic specializes in evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy for children and youth up until their 18th birthday who have an anxiety disorder. Additional services include medication follow-up and computer-based interventions. The wait list opens twice a year on January 1 and July 1, with some services are open through the year.

Sheena’s Place       

87 Spadina Road

Toronto, ON M5R 2T1

Spadina & Front

Tel: 416-927-8900   

At Sheena’s Place, we offer group-based support to people aged 17+ affected by an eating disorder or disordered eating. Our professionally-facilitated groups are completely free of charge and participants do not require an eating disorder diagnosis or referral to register. We are committed to inspiring hope, reducing stigma, raising awareness and offering meaningful help and information at all stages of recovery.

YMCA Youth Substance Abuse Program

90 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 300.
Toronto, Ontario M4P 2Y3

Yonge & Eglinton


Provides one-to-one counselling for youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who are struggling with substance abuse. Works from a Harm reduction-based counselling model.  Will meet a youth in their community. Completes a ADAT assessment for entry into an Ontario-funded substance use treatment facility.  Provides educational workshops for youth and adults. All services are free and confidential.

Alcoholic Anonymous       

234 Eglinton Ave E

Toronto, ON M4P 1K5

Mt Pleasant & Eglinton


The Greater Toronto Area Intergroup coordinates 12 Step work for Alcoholics Anonymous groups in Toronto with 501 meetings across 229 locations.

Jean Tweed Centre

215 Evans Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1J5

Islington & Gardiner Exp

Tel: 416-255-7359

The Jean Tweed Centre is a leading not-for-profit community-based organization that provides treatment, support and a safe place for women looking to overcome challenges with substance use, gambling and mental health. By building life skills and healthy habits, we help our clients build a new start for a better future.                                                                                                                                                   

Canada Suicide Prevention                                           

Tel: 1-833-456-4566

Talk suicide Canada provides nationwide, 24 hours, bilingual support to anyone who is facing suicide. The service is delivered in partnership by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Crisis Services Canada, with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) National as a founding partner. The service is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.


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