Kids Help Phone

Youth can anonymously and confidentially talk to a trained counselor over the phone or through live chat.

With Crisis Text Line, you can chat with a trained, volunteer crisis responder for support any time, about anything, via text message.

Also, Resources Around Me database allows youth to search for resources in their community like Counselling and Mental Health Support, Sexual Health Support, Housing Support, Legal Support, Job Help, and more. Also provides crisis support.

Phone: 1-800-668-6868
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Ages Served: 5-29
Fees: Free
Hours: Phone and Text- 24/7 Live Chat - 7:00pm - 12:00am, daily (new chats are accepted until 11:15pm to help ensure that all conversations are responded to by midnight)
Regions Served: All of Ontario
Type of Service: Crisis/Distress
Closed Identity-Specific Groups: Open to All Races, Open to All Genders and Sexualities


Physically Accessible to Wheelchairs and Mobility Devices: N/A
Accessible Washrooms: N/A
Gender-neutral Washrooms: N/A
Scent-free / Low Scent: N/A
Childcare: N/A
Food: N/A
Transit Reimbursements: N/A
Alcohol: N/A
Other Access Info:
To access Live Chat go to or download the Always There app on an iOS or Android device.
To access Resources Around Me database go to
To start using the text service, text CONNECT to 686868