Need help now? We are ready to talk when you are

Distress Centres of Greater Toronto is a proud partner in 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline.

9-8-8 is a new national helpline for anyone across Canada who is thinking about suicide, or who is worried about someone they know. Call or text 9-8-8 toll-free, anytime for support in English and French. 9-8-8 responders are here to listen and provide help without judgement.

Let's talk it out

Our Talk Suicide Program provides live phone and text support services for those who are in distress and coping with suicidal thoughts. 

1-on-1 Phone Calls

Connect with a well-trained, patient responder any time of the day via our Toll Free 24-hour crisis line

Text Us

Dial 45645 and complete a pre-chat survey to start talking to one of our responders every day from 4pm to 12am

Nation-Wide Bilingual Support

This service is available via toll-free phone, chat or text in English and French. If you need support in other languages, check out our Multilingual Distress Lines below.