Crisis Line

Yorktown Shelter for Women maintains a 24 hour Crisis Line to assist women who are being abused or women who fear that they are at risk of being abused: 416-394-2999

Other useful numbers:

Police: Dial 911

Assaulted Women’s Helpline
416-863-0511 (Interpreter service available)

Emergency (police, fire, ambulance):     911  
*If you are calling about a mental health crisis request to be connected with mobile crisis intervention team

Non-Emergency:

Police 12th Division (416) 808-1200

Gerstein Centre (416) 929-5200

  • 24/7 crisis support for youth over 16 and adults who are having a mental health crisis

Assaulted Women’s Helpline 1-866-863-0511

Shelter Services –  Central Intake

  • For single adults, youth and couples 1-877-338-3398
  • For families with children (416) 397-5637

St. Joseph’s Hospital: (416) 530-6000

Hospital for Sick Children: (416) 813-1500

Humber River Regional Hospital:

  • Church Street Site: (416) 249-8111
  • York Finch St. Site: (416) 744-2500

Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000

Motherisk: (416) 813-6780

Toronto Health Connection (TPH): (416) 338-7600

Community Information Toronto 211: www.211.ca

Victim Services Program of Toronto (Community Crisis Response): (416) 808-7066

Distress Centre: (416) 408-4357

Food Bank: (416) 392-6655

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868; www.kidshelpphone.ca

  • 24/7 confidential phone and web counselling for children and youth

Youthline:         1-800-268-9688; www.youthline.ca

  • Sunday to Friday, 4pm – 9:30pm confidential phone and web counselling for queer or questioning youth

Youthdale:        (416) 363-9990

  • Mental health professionals who can provide a planned mental health assessment for youth

Children’s Aid Society: (416) 924-4640

Catholic Children’s Aid Society: (416) 395-1500

Jewish Family and Child Services: (416) 638-7800

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto: (416) 969-8510