Community Crisis Services


If you are in immediate danger or facing a
life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately.

If you need urgent medical attention
go to your nearest hospital.

Crisis Support Services

For Children and Youth up to 18 years of age

613-260-2360 or
(toll free for Eastern Ontario)

The 24/7 Crisis Line makes sure that youth in crisis — or anyone concerned about them — can talk to someone who understands and wants to help. It offers supportive listening, crisis counselling, referrals and more, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Mobile interventions:

Monday – Friday: 4:30 p.m. to midnight

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

For Youth over 16 years of age

Within Ottawa 613-722-6914
Outside Ottawa 1-866-996-0991

Professionally trained volunteers are there to answer your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will provide support in a crisis and can transfer your call to the local crisis team if needed. Information provided to the Mental Health Crisis Line and the Local Mental Health Crisis Teams will be kept confidential and private unless the law requires disclosure.

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