Mental Health Resources
Our team has put together mental health resources to help you during this time.
If you need help in an emergency or are in crisis, visit your local emergency department or call 911.
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When in need of someone to talk to. Operated by various agencies. Open 24 hours a day (unless otherwise indicated):
- Toronto Distress Centres: 416 408-4357 or 408-HELP
- Gerstein Centre: 416 929-5200
- Spectra Helpline: 416 920-0497 or 905 459-7777 for Brampton and Mississauga residents
TTY: 905 278-4890; Languages: English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese
- Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416 863-0511; Toll-free: 1 866 863-0511
- Kids Help Phone: 1 800 668-6868; Languages: English and French
Agencies and Helplines
Provides a dynamic range of mental health support and services for racialized communities and works within Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression frameworks.
51 Clarkson Avenue,
A vibrant network of community-governed primary health care organizations serving diverse communities across the province, rooted in the communities they serve. They share a commitment to advancing health equity through the delivery of comprehensive primary health care.
970 Lawrence Ave W
Provides culturally appropriate social services to enrich the lives of the African, Caribbean and diasporic communities in the GTA.
995 Arrow Road
North York, Ontario
A collaboration of non-profit distress and crisis service centres from across Canada, geared to strengthening regional service delivery and ensuring gaps in mental health and suicide prevention and support nationwide are addressed.
Crisis Line Call: 1-833-456-4566
Crisis Text Line: Text 45645 between 4pm-12am
439 University Avenue,
Powered by Kids Help Phone, serves anyone in any type of crisis, providing free, 24/7 support and information via text.
Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a trained Crisis Responder.
Canada’s oldest volunteer delivered crisis, emotional support and suicide prevention, intervention, postvention service agency providing 24-7 support, 365 days a year to individuals in our community at risk.
Emergency Support Line: 416-408-4357
Assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs.
Phone: 416-595-9230 ext. 0
355 Church Street,
Provided a community based, alternative approach to crisis intervention by delivering individualized, non-medical support to people experiencing a mental health crisis.
24/7 Crisis Line: 416-929-5200
Substance Use Crisis Team: 416-962-0220
Mobile Crisis Intervention Team: 647-361-8333
100 Charles Street East
Dedicated to building meaningful and developmental relationships with young people, experiencing racialization between the ages of ages of 8 – 25 years old. Provides strength-based, youth centered and culturally relevant programs that foster identity development, life skills and education.
1761 Sheppard Ave E,
North York, Ontario
Provides a continuum of integrated primary care and mental health services covering the spectrum from “promoting wellness” to “managing illness” in Asian communities (Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese)
3320 Midland Avenue, Suite 201
Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French
Text for Help: Text CONNECT to 686868
24/7 Support Line: 1-800-668-6868
300-439 University Ave.
A multi-service urban Aboriginal agency providing holistic, culture-based programs and services for Aboriginal children and families.
30 College Street,
A mental health community centre dedicated to improving the lives of people living with mental illness. Progress Place has assisted in keeping countless members out of the hospital and provided opportunities to flourish in their communities, every day of every week for over 35 years.
Warm Line Emergency Call Centre
Call 416-323-3721 (12pm-8pm)
Call 416-960-9276 (8pm-12am)
576 Church Street
Provides responsive services in partnership with families and communities to strengthen the social and emotional well-being of children and promote their healthy development.
(merging of East Metro Youth Services and Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre)
325 Milner Ave,
A multidisciplinary, non-for-profit, community led organization established to serve the Black Community across the Greater Toronto Area as its priority population.
27 Tapscott Road
A centralized point where you can apply for individual mental health and addictions support services and supportive housing.
Toll Free: 1-888-640-1934
661 Yonge Street
List of Crisis Response Programs in Toronto
Quick Guides of Mental Health Resources Serving Various Regions in Ontario
CMHA Quick Guide of Toronto Resources
CMHA Quick Guide of York Region Resources
CMHA Quick Guide of Peel Region Resources
CMHA Quick Guide of Durham Region Resources
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Public Health Information Website
CAMH Public Health Information
CAMH Mental Illness & Addiction Index
Webpage of Mental Health Supports and Services
Psychiatry Department Programs and Resources
SickKids Psychiatry Department
SickKids Mental Health Access Program (MHAP)
Immediate Mental Health Services
Infectious Disease Working Group ReConnect Community Resources Tool and Tracker
Informal List of Resources for Black Healing and Support, Greater Toronto Area