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Crisis and Emergency

Crisis Lines

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
416-535-8501 ext 6885
(24 hours)
Gerstein Centre (mental health crisis)
416-929-5200
Distress Centres of Toronto
416-408-HELP (4357)
Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868 (toll-free)
St. Michael's Hospital (for mental health crises)
416-864-5346
Women’s Own Withdrawal Management Centre (detox)
416-603-1462
1-866-366-9513 (toll free) Central

Shelter (general)

Assessment and Referral Centre    
416-338-4766 (24 hours)
Central Family Intake (families)
416-397-5637
Street Helpline
1-866-392-3777 (toll free)
Central Family Intake (families)
416-397-5637


Women’s Emergency Shelters & Hostels

Women’s Residence    
674 Dundas Street West
416-392-5500
YWCA – First Stop Woodlawn    
80 Woodlawn Avenue East
416-923-8454
Fred Victor Centre for Women    
86 Lombard Street
416-368-2642
Savard’s – Homes First Society   
1322 Bloor Street West
416-395-0932
Salvation Army - Evangeline   
2808 Dundas Street West
416-762-9636
Salvation Army - Florence Booth    
723 Queen Street West
416-603-9800
Street Haven at the Cross Roads  
87 Pembroke Street
416-967-6060
St. Vincent De Paul - Amelie House   
126 Pape Avenue
416-359-0636
St. Vincent De Paul - Elisa House  
60 Newcastle Street
416-259-2528
St. Vincent De Paul - Mary’s Home    
70 Gerrard Street East
416-595-1578
Nellie’s
(address confidential)
416-461-1084
Fife House    
(address confidential)
416-205-9888

Street Outreach

Street Helpline    
1-866-392-3777 (toll-free)

Victims of Violence

Assaulted Women's Helpline
416-863-0511
1-866-863-0511 (toll-free)
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre    
416-597-8808
S.O.S Femmes (French Crisis Line)
416-759-0138
Women’s College Sexual Assault Care Centre    
416-323-6040
Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
(counseling & legal)

416-323-9149

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