Distress Centres (Toronto)

Our 408-HELP line provides telephone support to individuals in the community. Highly-trained volunteer responders (with the support of professional staff) connect with callers and texters from our community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If you are in crisis or need emotional support - Please call our 408-HELP line now at 416-408-4357 or text us at 45645. If this is an emergency - Please call 911.

We also provide in-person individual and group support for survivors of suicide and homicide loss.

Box 243 Adelaide Street
Toronto, ON M5G1B1
Phone: 416-408-4357

Fees: Free
Hours: Help line: 24 hour
Languages: English
Regions Served: Toronto
Type of Service: Phone/Chat/Text Line, Crisis/Distress
Communities Served: Open to All Genders, Open to All Sexualities, Open to All Races, Toronto


Physically Accessible to Wheelchairs and Mobility Devices: N/A
Accessible Washrooms: N/A
Gender-neutral Washrooms: N/A
Scent-free / Low Scent: N/A
ASL: Available upon request
Childcare: No
Food: N/A
Transit Reimbursements: No
Alcohol: N/A