Mental Health Resources

Crisis Line: 613-722-6914,  toll free 1-866-996-0991 

The Mental Health Crisis Line covers the City of Ottawa as well as Renfrew County, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties, Akwesasne and Prescott & Russell Counties. These are all within Eastern Ontario.


Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Canada's only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth. Professional counsellors provide support to young people across the country. Service is completely anonymous and confidential


Child, Youth and Family Crisis Line for Eastern Ontario: 613-260-2360 (In Ottawa), 1-877-377-7775 (toll free)

Provide access to crisis professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week, serving children and youth 18 and under experiencing a crisis, and their families. Eastern Ontario region includes; Ottawa, Renfrew, Stormont, Glengarry and Dundas.


Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre: 613-562-2333 (24-hr Crisis Line)

Provides 24-hours, 7 days a week service to survivors of sexual violence, supporters, family and friends of survivors.


Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa: 613-234-2266 (24-hr support line)

Support line can be used for crisis situations, support around healing and coping, debriefing, options, referrals and information.


Youth Services Bureau: 613-260-2360 (24-hr Crisis Line)

Provides youth and family counselling and crisis support.


Mental Health Referral Tool

A list of various Ottawa-based community agencies, crisis lines, and hospitals that can be accessed by youth dealing with mental health and addiction issues