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Appendix A: 1-800 Hotlines

Challenges & Choices: Finding mental health services in Ontario
In a crisis, call 911. Other emergency numbers are listed at the front of the phone book.
Distress Centres of Toronto can be reached at (416) 408-4357
Assaulted Women's Helpline, (416) 863-0511 in Toronto or toll-free at 1-866-863-0511 or TTY 1-866-863-7868, is an anonymous and confidential crisis line for abused and assaulted women in Ontario. They provide crisis counselling, emotional support, safety plans and referrals (eg. for shelters, rape crisis centres, housing, legal services), and interpretation services.
Kids Help Phone, 1-800-668-6868, is a bilingual national telephone counselling service for children and youth. Lines are open 24 hours a day.
Lesbian, Gay, Bi Youth Hotline, 1-800-268-9688, is a provincial hotline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual, transgendered, two-spirited and unsure youth.
Victim Support Line, 1-888-579-2888, is an Ontario referral service that connects victims of crimes to community services. It is provided by the Attorney General's office.
 
 

Challenges & Choices: Finding Mental Health Services in Ontario

CAMH Switchboard 416-535-8501
CAMH General Information Toronto: 416-595-6111 Toll Free: 1-800-463-6273
Connex Ontario Help Lines
Queen St.
1001 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON
M6J 1H4
Russell St.
33 Russell St.
Toronto, ON
M5S 2S1
College St.
250 College St.
Toronto, ON
M5T 1R8
Ten offices across Ontario