Urgent Resources

Please contact any of these resources below 24/7 if you need immediate support

If your issue is an emergency, please call 911 or visit your hospital emergency department.

Talk to someone 24/7

  • Good 2 Talk: A professional counselling and information and referral telephone service is reachable by calling 1-866-925-5454 or text HOME to 686868 to access the Crisis Text Line.
  • Gerstein Crisis Centre: 416-929-5200
  • Distress Centres of Greater Toronto: 416-408-4357 (HELP)

Emergency shelters

Call Toronto Central Intake: 1-877-338-3398

Immediate medical advice

Call Telehealth: 1-866-797-0000, TTY: 1-866-797-0007

In cases of sexual assault

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

Child protection

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

Other contacts

Daily Bread Food Bank: 416-203-0050

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