·         Emergency 911

·         Police-Non-Emergency 416-808-2222

Distress Crisis Resources

If you need help in an emergency or are in crisis:

  • Visit your local emergency department or call 911
  • Contact a nurse at Telehealth Ontario by dialing 1-866-797-0000
  • Call the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868
  • Contact a distress centre in Ontario near you (phone numbers provided below)

Distress lines

Operated by various agencies are open 24 hours a day if you need to talk to someone.

Toronto Distress Centres  416-408-4357 or 408-HELP

Gerstein Centre 416-929-5200, 24 hrs/7 days

Telecare (Mandarin & Cantonese), 416-920-0497

Contact Centre Telecare Peel 905-459-7777, 24 hrs/day; Languages: English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese

Warm Line, Progress Place 416-960-9276 or 416-960-WARM, Monday to Sunday, 8pm to 12 midnight

Distress Centre Peel 905-278-7208, 24 hrs/7 days

Durham Crisis Line 905-666-0483, 24 hrs/7 days

Assaulted Women’s Helpline 416-863-0511, 24 hrs/7 days Toll-free: 1-866-863-0511