Mental Health and Community Supports

Mental Health Crisis Supports

Kids Help Phone - 24/7

Kids Help Phone has many mental health resources to help out children and teens.
Need Urgent Help?
Call 1-800-668-6868
Text CONNECT to 686868

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto - 24/7

Call 416-408-4357

Gerstein Crisis Centre - 24/7

Call 416-929-5200

TDSB Social Work Resources

Resources and Supports have been sourced by TDSB Social Workers and community partners:

Community Supports

Help Ahead

Help Ahead is the centralized phone line to access child, youth and family mental health and well-being resources in Toronto. We are experienced, friendly and just a call away.

Call 1-866-585-6486

Black Youth Helpline

Black Youth Helpline serves all youth and specifically responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools.
Call 416-285-9944
Toll Free 1-833-294-8650
Hours 9 am - 10 pm


Justice For Children and Youth

Legal services for young people under 18 and homeless youth under 25 in Ontario.
Call 416-920-1633
Toll Free 1-866-999-5329


The 519

The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

519 Church Street, Toronto ON M4Y 2C9

Call 416-392-6874




Naseeha is a confidential Muslim mental health helpline that provides culturally competent and spiritually appropriate counseling to diverse populations.

Call 1-866-627-3342



Wanasah is currently operating in Regent Park (and surrounding area) and provides a series of services to Black youth ages 12-25 and their families, who are experiencing mental health and/or addictions concerns.

Call 647-947-6090



Planned Parenthood Toronto

36B Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto, ON M5R 1A9 (5 min. walk from St. George TTC)

Sexual health, mental health, and primary care services for teens and youth

Call (416) 961-0113



Service Sunday to Friday (in English only) for peer-to-peer support for 2SLGBTQ+ youth

Text 4 PM – 9:30 PM, 647-694-4275

Chat 4 PM – 9:30 PM – Click the Chat button at the top of the page