If you are in crisis, feeling suicidal or need emotional support Please call our 408-HELP line now at 416-408-4357.
If this is an emergency - Please call 911.
Our 408-HELP line provides telephone support to individuals in the community who are at risk and their most vulnerable. Highly-trained volunteer responders (with the support of professional staff) connect with callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Our team provides callers with emotional support and crisis intervention when they are socially isolated, marginalized, struggling with chronic mental health problems, in distress, attempting to navigate family violence or in need of emergency response or suicide prevention + intervention + postvention.
Our 408-HELP line provides:
Emotional support service for those with chronic mental health problems
Support & crisis intervention services for those currently experiencing distress or crisis
Family violence response
Suicide prevention services
- Emergency intervention and response
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WE ALSO HAVE AN ONLINE CHAT & TEXT CRISIS & SUPPORT SERVICE
To decrease the risk of suicide by improving the emotional well-being and personal resiliency of those who call.
To provide vulnerable individuals in the community experiencing situational distress or emotional crisis with 24/7 access to life-sustaining support.
To increase the sense of personal safety and resiliency of individuals in crisis.
- To improve the emotional quality of life of isolated/marginalized individuals through emotional support and community linkages.
- To ensure that all emotional first aid is provided in a culturally competent and inclusive manner.