Federal - Canada
Assaulted women's helpline
Provides counseling, emotional support, information and referrals to callers 24/7 in over 200 different languages.
Toll free: 1-866-863-0511 Toll free TTY: 1-866-863-7868
Text: #SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus Mobile Phone
Senior Safety Line: 1-866-299-1011
A resource to find both first and second stage housing supports in your region.
My Plan Canada
An app available on the web, android, and iPhone that helps individuals develop a safety plan.
Crisis Services Canada
Provides suicide prevention and support for the people of Canada. The toll free line is available 24/7/365 and the text service is available from 4pm - midnight ET.
Toll free: 1-833-456-4566
Mamas for Mamas
Mamas for Mamas is a national charitable organization that supports mothers and caregivers in crisis by providing ongoing support to individuals and families facing various poverty-related struggles. There are branches in Kelowna BC, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Grand Prairie AB, and Kitchener/Waterloo ON.
Seniors Abuse and Information Line
A hotline service available 7 days/week from 8 am - 8 pm (Excluding statutory holidays) for those 50 years of age or older who are experiencing abuse of any kind and/or need legal assistance. Provides both practical and emotional support.
Toll free: 1-866-437-1940
Kids Help Phone
24/7 support for youth and teens in English and French.
Toll free: 1-800-668-6868
Text: 'CONNECT' to 686868
Youth against Violence Line
A 24/7 line for both youth and concerned adults to call to stop a violent or criminal activity, give info about a violent or criminal activity that has taken place, help with gang, bullying, harassment, sexual exploitation, intimidation, and assault, and anything that is troubling. Multilingual services are provided.
Toll free: 1-800-680-4264
LGBTQ Youth Line
A free and anonymous hotline provided through phone, text and online chat services that is Canadian based.
Toll free: 1-800-268-9688
Works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S+ peoples living in Canada
Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health
CPATH is the largest national multidisciplinary, professional organization in the world, working to support the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender diverse people. Their website provides both federal and provincial resource information.
Big White Wall
An online peer-to-peer support and interactive group service for mental health issues.
Postpartum Support International
An international helpline and online support group to help and provide resources to those who may be suffering from postpartum depression or having difficulties during the postpartum period.
Toll free: 1-800-944-4773