The following organizations and community health centres may act as a point of contact for accessing various health-related services, connecting with community resources, and identifying LGBTTQ+ service providers. You may be encouraged to contact a specific location based on your current address.
Centretown Community Health Centre
420 Cooper St.
Somerset West Community Health Centre
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
1365 Richmond Rd. (2nd floor)
Carlington Community Health Centre
900 Merivale Rd.
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre
613-737-5115 or 613-247-1600
Family Services Ottawa
321 Parkdale Ave.
Offering peer counselling, educational workshops, discussion, and support in welcoming and inclusive space.
222 Somerset St. W., Suite 404
LGBTTQ+ Youth Services
Queerios LGBTQ+* Youth Drop-In
A social group for LGBTQ+* youth, ages 12-18, also offering educational programming and access to resources and community services.
170 Castlefrank Rd. (Lion Dick Brule C.C.)
Spectrum Youth Group
A youth-led group offering programming that includes educational workshops, art collaborations, counselling, and peer-mentoring. More information can be acquired by contacting the group via email or visiting their Facebook page.
147 Besserer St.
The following telephone lines offer free, confidential, and compassionate one-on-one support in moments of need. These lines typically operate 24/7.
If you, or a loved one, is in need of immediate support for a life-threatening emergency please contact 9-1-1 or your local emergency department.
LGBT Youth Line: 1-800-268-9688
Peer support and info for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender youth
PFLAG Canada – Parents and Friends of GLBT people: 613-860-7138
General concerns of health, sexuality, eating disorders
Mental Health Crisis Line
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4J6
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB)
2301 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON
1-877-377-7775 (Toll Free)
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B4
Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre (ORCC)
Ottawa, ON, K1N 9P4
Kids Help Phone Kids Help Phone
439 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8
Tel-Aide Outaouais 24-hr crisis line
Ottawa, ON, K1L 8E3
613-741-6433 x 1-800-567-9699
Assaulted Women’s Anonymous Helpline Free
Toronto, ON, M5T 2W2
Distress Centres Ontario
700 Lawrence Avenue West
Toronto, ON, M6A 3B4
Fem’aide Provincial support line for francophones
Toronto, ON, M5G 2P6
Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student Helpline
Ontario Poison Centre
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8
Crisis Services Canada
439 University Ave.,
Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8
1-833-456-4566 (Crisis Line)
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
NEED2 Prevention Education and Support (NEED2)
Youthspace.ca offers emotional support and crisis intervention to youth in Canada under 30yrs.