Distress Centres of Greater Toronto

408 Helpline GTA

Home Agency Service

Description
COVID19 For support call Crisis Line 416-408-4357 (Mon-Sun 24 hours), or send text to 45645 (Mon-Sun 4 pm-12 midnight)

Telephone assistance to persons in need of immediate emotional support and reassurance, and crisis intervention or suicide prevention, including links to other emergency services or professional help as appropriate; support available on a variety of issues
  • emotional distress
  • marginalization and/or social isolation
  • family violence
  • mental health crisis
  • risk of suicide
  • addictions
  • mental and physical health concerns

For Survivor Support and Telecheck Seniors programs, see separate listings
Eligibility
Open to all 18 years and older

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
Self referral, call 416-408-4357, or text 45645
Volunteers call 416-598-8018 or visit website
Office
416-598-8018 - Family, second party, agency or professional referrals only
Crisis
416-408-4357 ; 416-408-HELP - 408 Helpline 24/7
Fax
416-598-2316
TTY
416-408-0007
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
info@torontodistresscentre.com
Mailing Address
Stn Adelaide; PO Box 243
Toronto, ON, M5C 2J4
Canada
Languages
Cantonese, English, Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu, Language Line Services - access to over 150 languages
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Contact for details
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Unincorporated
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
April 28, 2022
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Crisis telephone support line Mon-Sun 24 hours
Text support line (45645) Mon-Sun 4 pm-12 midnight
Family, second party, agency or professional referrals, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Greater Toronto Area
  • Peel Region
  • York Region