Community Mental Health Supports

Mental Health Supports for Youth and Families

Mental Wellness Supports - Amalgamated by TDSB Social Work, CYW, Guidance

 If you require Emergency Services: 


·         Call 911/ or go to your local hospital emergency room. 

·         Sunnybrook Hospital (Emergency Department): 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario (416-480-6100). 

·         Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or Text 686868

·         Distress Centre: 416-408-4357


1.      Mental Health TO (MHTO): What’s UP Walk-In Counselling


·         No fee. No appointment

·         9:30am-7:00pm, Monday-Friday

·         Free mental health support for infants, children, youth and families

2.      Lumenus (formerly Skylark) Walk-In Counselling Services:

Located at: 40 Orchard View Blvd, Suite 102 (Yonge and Eglinton area)

Phone: 416-482-0081  Hours:  Monday 10am-2pm, Tuesday 2pm-6pm, Wednesday 4pm-8pm, Thursday 2pm-6pm, Friday 10am-2pm, Saturday 10am- 2pm.

                 You must show up 90 minutes before closing to ensure that you will be seen that day.

3.      The Griffin Centre:  Youth Outreach Workers who work with youth in flexible ways in the community. 

Phone: 416-222-1153

4.      Family Navigation Project:  a free service designed to provide expert navigation of the mental health and addictions service system for youth aged 13-26 and their families, who are living in the Greater Toronto Area). 

-  phone based program that is run out of Sunnybrook Hospital. Call 1-800-380-9367

5.      Your Family Doctor is a great resource for social-emotional support and referral to services

Online Resources:


Some more Mental health resources and supports: - resources designed by youth for youth - resources for managing stress and anxiety related to COVID-19 - Wellness Together Canada portal - mental health and substance use support - Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario 

 Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 national service offering professional counselling, information, referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support for young people in English and French.