If you are in the Windsor-Essex County, Ontario area and need help, call (519) 256-5000.
Help is available 12 noon - 12 midnight, 365 days a year.
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If you are in the Windsor-Essex County, Ontario area and need help, call (519) 256-5000.Language(s): EnglishWhere: Ontario, off reserve
The BC First Nations Health Authority's crisis centre offers 24/7 distress phone services and web-based chat services.
YouthInBC.com is an internet-based service where youth in distress can connect live, one-on-one with a crisis chat volunteer (noon – 1am, 7 days a week), receive information and be referred to services in their community.
CrisisCentreChat.ca is a web-based hotline for adults (25+) in distress where they can access free, confidential, non-judgmental support (noon – 1am, 7 days a week).Language(s): EnglishWhere: British Columbia
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at hopeforwellness.caLanguage(s): OjibwaWhere: Canada
Help is available 24/7 for people experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience. Call 1-800-464-8106. Or the 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419 (open 7 days a week).Language(s): EnglishWhere: Canada, on reserve, off reserve, national
Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgemental peer support through telephone, text and chat services. Peer support volunteers are available Sunday to Friday, 4:00PM to 9:30 PM.
Text 647-694-4275Language(s): EnglishWhere: Canada
To report suspected child maltreatment: Call the Helpline for Children toll-free at 310-1234 (no area code is required within BC).
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Find local child welfare services in British ColumbiaWhat: direct service, resourceWhere: British Columbia
A help line for Indigenous women in northern Ontario. Call 1-855-554-HEAL (4325). Services available in English, Ojibway, Oji-Cree and Cree.Language(s): English, Cree, OjibwaWhere: on reserve, off reserve
If you are in the Kingston, Ontario area and need help, call (613) 544-1771. 6pm-2am every night.Language(s): EnglishWhere: Ontario