If you need help in an emergency or are in
- Visit your local emergency department or call 911
- Contact a distress centre in Ontario near you (phone numbers provided
Operated by various agencies. When in need of someone to talk to. Open 24
hours a day (unless otherwise indicated).
Toronto Distress Centres (416) 408-4357 or
Gerstein Centre 416-929-5200
Telecare (Mandarin & Cantonese),
Contact Centre Telecare Peel 905-459-7777, Languages:
English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese
Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511,
Kids Help Phone at 1 800 668-6868
Distress Centre Peel 905-278-7208
Durham Crisis Line 905-666-0483
Oakville Distress Centre - 905-849-4541
Crisis addiction services
Toronto Withdrawal Management System
1-866-366-9513 Hours: 24/7, 365 days a year.
Central Access is a primary point of entry into the Toronto Withdrawal
Management Services system referral system (operated by St. Michael’s Hospital)
Mobile crisis response teams
Centre Crisis Line - 416-929-5200 service borders: south to the lake, north
to Eglington, east to Bayview to Danforth and then to Victoria Park, west to Jane St..
Mike’s Hospital Mobile Crisis Team via Police
Department (911) accessible through police (no direct number).
North York/ Etobicoke:
by St. Elizabeth Health Care 416-498-0043,
Service borders: South to the lake to Jane, to Eglington, Eglington east to
Victoria Park, north to Steeles, and west to Hwy 427
• St. Joseph’s
Hospital Mobile Crisis Team via Police
Department (911) accessible
through police (no direct number).
• Scarborough Hospital
Regional Mobile Crisis Team 416-495-2891. Service
borders: south to the lake, north to Steeles
Ave., east to Port Union Rd., and west to Victoria Park
Crisis Response Service, Distress Centre, 905-310-COPE (2673)
• Mobile Crisis of Peel 905-278-9036, (Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon)
• Credit Valley
905-813-4141. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday,
Sunday and Statutory holidays, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
• St. Joseph’s Hospital Crisis Outreach and Support
Team (COAST), 905-972-8338
• Durham Crisis Services –905-666-0483
Outreach and Support Team (COAST) 1-877-825-9011. Covers: Oakville,
Acton and Burlington
Dual Diagnosis crisis services
Peel Crisis Capacity Network 905 273-4900
Provides crisis response services within 24 hours to individuals with a
developmental disability (including dual diagnosis) who are 11 years of age or
services are provided for information only, without recommendation by CAMH.