211: Residents who need to access, or are seeking information on, social and community supports and services, should call 211 for non-emergency requests and information.
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto: Provides 24-hour support, 7 days a week to individuals at risk. Provides emotional support and suicide prevention + intervention + postvention service agency. To contact, call 416-408-HELP(4357) or visit https://www.torontodistresscentre.com/
Gerstein Crisis Centre: Provides crisis intervention to adults (16+) experiencing mental health crisis. Crisis Workers are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week at (416) 929-5200. Learn more at http://gersteincentre.org/
Progress Place: Feeling lonely? Distressed? Isolated? Did you have a bad day and need someone to talk to? You can contact the Warm line, open 8pm to 12am at 416-960-WARM, text 647-557-5882 or chat online at http://www.warmline.ca/. Video activities will be held during the day. For more information visit https://www.progressplace.org/covid19.html
Senior Persons Living Connected: providing a variety of supports to seniors in need during COVID-19, including one on one consultation, counselling and support, meals on wheels, and more. Please contact them at (416) 493-3333 or visit https://www.splc.ca
Stella’s Place: Designed by young adults, their families and professionals, Stella’s Place provides comprehensive mental health services for 16 to 29 year olds. Currently providing virtual and phone-based supports. For more information, please visit https://stellasplace.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID-19-Flyer_Online_March-20-1.pdf
Victim Services Toronto: provides immediate crisis response, intervention and prevention services which are responsive to the needs of individuals, families and communities affected by crime and sudden tragedies. Victims and survivors can get help by phone by calling: 416-808-7066
Hong Fook Mental Health Association: Provides services covering the spectrum from promoting wellness to managing illness in Asian communities. Essential services, included clinical services, continue to operate via various virtual care means. For information and inquiry, please call 416-493-4242 or visit www.hongfook.ca.
Kids Help Phone: ids Help Phone is a Canadian charitable organization that provides 24/7 free confidential professional online and telephone counselling and volunteer-led, text-based support in English and French to youth across Canada. Kids Help Phone also provides information on how to access community support services for youth. Text CONNECT to 686868 to reach a trained volunteer Crisis Responder 24/7. Call 1-800-668-6868 to speak with one of our professional counsellors 24/7.
519 Friendly Check-in by phone or email: The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ2S communities. As access to community spaces is limited right now, we are offering our communities a friendly phone or email check-in by The 519 staff once a week during Monday to Friday. This service is to check-in on how you are doing, and offer information and updates. Please note that this is not a counselling session. If you would like to register for the Friendly Check-In program, please complete the following online form: bit.ly/519fcpp.