Mental Health Links

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.
Ottawa, ON.

Somerset West Community Health Centre

Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
1365 Richmond Rd. (2nd floor)
Ottawa, ON.

Carlington Community Health Centre
900 Merivale Rd.
Ottawa, ON.

South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre
613-737-5115 or 613-247-1600

Family Services Ottawa
321 Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa, ON.

LGBTTQ+ Services

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.
Thursdays 6-9pm
170 Castlefrank Rd. (Lion Dick Brule C.C.)
Kanata, ON

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.
Tuesdays 6-8pm
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
Ottawa, ON

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

ON, Canada

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
ON, Canada

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
ON, Canada

NEED2 Prevention Education and Support (NEED2) offers emotional support and crisis intervention to youth in Canada under 30yrs.
Victoria, BC