24 Hour Crisis and Distress Numbers

Site: Halton

Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This record shows 24/7 crisis lines serving Halton Region. 
* listing may not be complete  
* for additional community information 24/7, dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Ontario (translation available) 
 
IN AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911 for police, fire and ambulance 
 
GENERAL DISTRESS LINES 
Distress Centre Halton: Distress Lines (Oakville/Burlington) 905-849-4541, 905-681-1488 * (North Halton) 905-877-1211, see full records here
 
HEALTH 
1. Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000 TTY: 1-866-797-0007, see full record here * provides health advice and information from a registered nurse (service of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, no Ontario Health Insurance required). 
 
2. Ontario AIDS and Sexual Health Info Line: 1-800-668-2437, see full record here
 
MENTAL HEALTH 
1. COAST (Crisis Outreach And Support Team): 1-877-825-9011, TDD 1-844-646-1700, see full record here * Halton telephone support and mobile intervention program for those 16 and older who are in crisis and have a mental health concern. 
 
2. Halton Regional Police Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team: Non-emergency numbers Oakville and Burlington 905-825-4777, North Halton 905-878-5511 (for emergencies call 911), TTY 1-800-990-8199, see full record here
 
CHILDREN AND YOUTH 
1) Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting (see full record here) For children in need of care/protection, report to either:  
* Halton Childrens Aid Society (South Halton 905-333-4441, North Halton 905-876-1682), see full record here) or  
* Halton Regional Police non-emergency line 905-825-4747 ext 5155, North Halton 905-878-5511 
 
2) ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) Crisis Line: 905-878-9785, see full record here * for children and youth in crisis, and caregivers/community members. 
 
3) Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868, see full record here * bilingual help-line provides free counselling, information and referral on anonymous basis to children and youth, ages 5-25. 
 
SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 
1) Halton Womens Place Crisis Line (24 hours): Burlington 905-332-7892, Milton 905-878-8555 * TTY (24 hours) Burlington 905-332-7892, Milton 905-878-8555, see full record here * crisis line and shelter for abused women and their dependent children, emergency transportation to shelter available. 
 
2) SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services): 905-875-1555, see full record here.  
 
3) Femaide (Francophone, formerly Oasis Centre des Femmes): 1-877-336-2433 TTY 1-866-860-7082, see full record here
 
4) Inasmuch House, Hamilton: 905-529-8600 TTY 905-529-8029, see full record here * Emergency shelter 
 
5) Interval House of Hamilton: 905-387-8881 (if long distance, call collect), see full record here * Emergency shelter and free emergency transportation by taxi for abused women and their children 
 
6) Good Shepherd Centre, Martha House , Hamilton: 905-523-6277, see full record here
 
7) Native Womens Centre, Hamilton: 905-664-1114, Toll Free 1-888-308-6559, see full record here.  
 
EMERGENCY SHELTERS IN HALTON AND AREA 
See full record here
 
TO REPORT A DEATH 
For unexpected deaths, call 911  
For expected deaths, call the attending physician or 911 
If concerned or uncertain about the circumstances surrounding a death, contact the Coroner's office 1-877-991-9959
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Refer to information in Service Description
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Physical Access Not Applicable - phone support only
Categories and Classification
Main Category Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Topic Guides
Secondary Category Child Abuse ; Child Abuse Resources ; Child Abuse Services ; Crisis Lines for Abuse / Violence ; Distress Lines ; Distress Phone Lines ; Domestic Abuse ; Domestic Abuse Crisis Services ; Special Topics ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Child Abuse Hotlines ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ; General Crisis Intervention Hotlines ; Mental Health Hotlines

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