Urgent Contacts

If you are in distress and are in need of immediate assistance, come to Counselling Services, we will try to see you as soon as possible.

If it is after office hours, consider these options:

To talk to someone:
Call a distress line: 416-408-4357 (HELP)
TTY: 416-408-0007

For emergency shelters and the closest free meal:
416-392-3777 or toll free 1-866-392-3777

If you feel suicidal:
Go to your closest hospital emergency department
Call a distress line: 416-408-4357 (HELP), TTY: 416-408-0007

For immediate medical advice:
Call Telehealth: 1-866-797-0000, TTY: 1-866-797-0007

For sexual assault:
Assaulted Women’s Helpline 416-863-0511, 1-866-863-0511, TTY 1-866-863-7868

For mental health:
Gerstein Centre: 416-929-5200 (same number for TTY service)

For walk-in counselling:
Sherbourne Health Centre: 416-324-4180

Catholic Family Services – Peel / Dufferin Region
Brampton: 905-450-1608 ext. 101
Mississauga: 905-897-1644 ext. 101
Bolton: 905-450-1608 ext. 101

For child protection:
Children’s Aid society of Toronto 416-924-4646

Emergency Child care:
Ferncliff Daycare and After School Group (limited space) 416-588-1463

Daily Bread Food Bank: 416-203-0050

AIDS & Sexual Health Info Line: 1-800-668-2437

Post-secondary Student Help line
Good2Talk
1.866.925.5454 or connect through 2-1-1