RESOURCES & CONTACTS FOR CANADA

 

 

 

 

Below are the names and contact details for some important agencies and National Organizations ACROSS CANADA, who can offer you immediate help in most cases. It is important to note that we can provide you with ADDITIONAL REGIONAL & LOCAL CONTACTS should you need them, just message us VIA OUR CHAT LINK BELOW or reach out to us on FACEBOOK and we will give you the local contacts that can and will help you.

  

                                 NATIONWIDE CONTACTS CANADA

                                                                                                                                                                                                             MISSING PEOPLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISSING PEOPLE:  Contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at their website www.canadiancrimestoppers.org OR Contact the National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains at CanadasMissing-DisparusCanada@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

POLICE WEBSITES: 

ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING SEARCH INFORMATION &  SERVICES:

  • National Search and Rescue Secretariat (Government of Canada)

  • Canadian Amphibious Search Team (C.A.S.T.)

  • MSAR Search and Rescue (MSAR)

  • National Search and Rescue Dog Association of Canada

  • Salvation Army – Family Tracing Service

  • Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC)

  • Ontario’s Missing Adults

Aboriginal organizations offering information for families of the missing:

Native Women’s Association of Canada

Families of Sisters in Spirit – contact Bridget Tolley, Founder of FSIS 

Ka Ni Kanickihk

                                 CHILD ABUSE OR SUSPICIONS OF NEGLECT

 

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential. The national hotline is available 24/7 at (1-800) 4-A-Child or (1-800) 422-4453

ALBERTA: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call 1-800-387-KIDS (1-800-387-5437)

Children’s Advocate: 600-9925 109 St NW Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8 - Phone numbers:

Toll-free: 1-800-661-3446  - Northern Alberta: 780-422-6056 - Southern Alberta: 403-297-8435

 

To report suspected child maltreatment: Call 1-800-387-KIDS (1-800-387-5437)  

Alberta Supports Contact CentreToll-free phone: 1-877-644-9992 (Mon to Fri 7:30 am - 8 pm) Email: hs.ascc@gov.ab.ca. For toll-free access to any government office within Alberta,

dial 310-0000. Children’s Advocate: 600-9925 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8  - Phone numbers:

Toll-free: 1-800-661-3446  Northern Alberta: 780-422-6056 - Southern Alberta: 403-297-8435 Email: ca.information@OCYA.alberta.c

BRITISH COLUMBIA: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call 1-800-663-9122 at any time of the day or night. If you are a child or youth and would like to talk to someone call the Helpline for Children at 310-1234 (no area code is required within BC) 

Ministry of Children and Family Development: PO Box 9724 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V8W 9S2

Toll-free phone: 1-877-387-7027 - Representative for Children and YouthSuite 400, 1019 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y9, Email: rcy@rcybc.ca.  Phone numbers:  General inquiries:

1-800-476-3933 - Head Office: 250-356-6710 - Northern Office: 250-561-4626 - Lower Mainland Office: 604-775-3213

MANITOBA: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call 1-866-345-9241 or contact the nearest Designated Intake Agency. (Click on underscored links) - Child Protection Branch of Child and Family Services  2nd floor - 777 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3G 0N3, Phone: 204-945-6964 Email: cfsd@gov.mb.ca

NEW BRUNSWICK: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call 1-800-992-2873 or for After Hours Emergencies Services Call 1-800-442-9799 - Social Development: Sartain MacDonald Building, P. O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1- Phone: 506-453-2001 -  Child and Youth Advocate: 548 York Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 3R2 - Phone: 506-453-2789  -  Toll-free: 1-888-465-1100

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call your local Children, Seniors, and Social Development office. These offices are located in four regions: Metro, Central East, Western, and Labrador Region. The contact information for the Metro regional office is listed below, if you reside outside this region, please visit the Children, Seniors and Social Development webpage for all other phone numbers. 

Metro: Phone: 1-709-729-4612 (8:30am-4:30pm)  -  After Hours: 1-709-729-4775

NOVA SCOTIA: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call the agency or district office in the Department of Community Services nearest to you. If you are not sure whom to contact, you can call the Nova Scotia Community Services head office at 1-877-424-1177. You can report suspected child maltreatment after regular business hours at 1-866-922-2434. Nova Scotia Department of Community ServicesNelson Place,5675 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1H1 - Phone: 1-877-424-1177

Nova Scotia Office of the Ombudsman - Youth Services5670 Spring Garden Road, Suite 700, PO Box 2152, Halifax. NS B3J 3B7 -  E-mail: ombudsman@gov.ns.ca. Phone numbers: General Inquires: 902-424-6780 - Toll-free in Nova Scotia 1-800-670-1111 - Youth Services: toll-free in Nova Scotia 1-888-839-6884 - Fax: 902-424-6675

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: To report suspected child maltreatmentContact your local community social worker. In Yellowknife, call 867-873-7276 OR  867-445-1092 after hours. Child and Family ServicesGovernment of the Northwest Territories, Box 1320 Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9,  Phone: 867-767-9061 - Fax: 867-873-7706

Advocate
The Northwest Territories does not have a Children’s Advocate Office. Concerns should be directed to the appropriate Health and Social Services Authority and/or the Health and Social Service Navigator
Parent and family support in the Northwest Territories: NWT Help Line (Crisis telephone line)(800) 661-0844 - 

NWT help directory database

NUNAVUT: To report suspected child maltreatment: Contact your local Community Social Services Office.

In Iqaluit, call 867-975-7250. Children and Family ServicesPO Box 1000 Station 1240, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0, Phone: 867-975-5200 - Fax: 867-975-5722 - Representative for Children and Youth3rd Floor, Qamutiq Building, PO Box 488, Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0 - Phone: 867-975-5090 - Toll free phone: 1-855-449-8118 - Email: contact@rcynu.ca

Parent and family support in the Nunavut: Inuit Health Matters

ONTARIO: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call your local Children’s Aid Society

Ministry of Children and Youth Services77 Wellesley Street West, PO Box 156, Toronto ON M7A 1N3

Toll-free phone: 1-866-821-7770 - TTY: 1-800-387-5559

Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth401 Bay Street, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario M7A 0A6
Phone: 416-325-5669  - Toll-free: 1-800-263-2841 - Fax: 416-325-5681 - TTY: 416-325-2648 Email: advocacy@provincialadvocate.on.ca

Parent and family support in Ontario:

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call the Provincial Child Protection Intake Unit at 1-877-341-3101 OR For after-hours calls, phone 1-800-341-6868. Department of Family and Human Services: Second Floor, Jones Building,11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 - Phone: 902-620-3777  - Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777 - Fax: 902-894-0242 - Advocate: Prince Edward Island does not have a Children's Advocate Office. Concerns should be directed to the appropriate office of child and family services. 

QUEBEC: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call the Director of Youth Protection (child protection agency) for your area. For services in English in Montreal, call 514-935-6196. For services in French in Montreal, call 514-896-3100.

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (Health and Social Services)787, boulevard Lebourgneuf, Québec,

QC G2J 0B5 - Québec calling area: 418-644-4545 - Montréal calling area: 514-644-4545 - Elsewhere in Québec:

1-877-644-4545 (toll-free)  - TTY: 1-800-361-9596 - Commission des droits de la Personne et des droits de la jeunesse

360, Saint-Jacques St, 2nd floor, Montréal QC H2Y 1P5 Access for disabled persons: 361, Notre-Dame St West - 

Phone: 514-873-5146 - Toll-free: 1-800-361-6477 - E-mail: accueil@cdpdj.qc.ca

Supports in Quebec:

SASKATCHEWAN: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call the local Social Services Child Protection office for your area or call your local provincial child protection line: Prince Albert (North) 1-866-719-6164
Saskatoon (Centre) 1-800-274-8297 - Regina (South) 1-844-787-3760 - 
Ministry of Social Services: 1920 Broad Street, Regina, SK S4P 3V6 - Toll-free phone: 1-866-221-5200 Email: socialservicesinquiry@gov.sk.ca

Advocate for Children and Youth500 - 350 3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK Canada  S7K 6G7

Toll-free phone: 1-800-322-7221 - Phone: 306-933-6700 - Fax: 306-933-406 - Email: contact@saskadvocate.ca 

YUKON: To report suspected child maltreatment: Call 867-667-3002 OR 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3002 (24 hours).

Ministry of Health and Social ServicesGovernment of Yukon, Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Email: 
hss@gov.yk.ca - Toll free phone: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3002 - 
Yukon Child & Youth Advocate Office

2070-2nd Avenue, Unit 19, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1B1 - Phone: 867-465-5575  - Fax: 867-465-5574

Parent and family support in Yukon:

                                        HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are a victim of Human Trafficking and or suspect that somebody is then please MAKE THAT CALL. Help is available 24/7 across the country so NEVER think you are alone, if you aren't sure of your location please contact your local RCMP detachment or municipal police agency. It's better to offer help that may not be needed then to have a victim need help and have nobody to offer it.

  • New Brunswick
    1-888-506-7267

  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    1-800-709-7267

  • Nova Scotia
    902-449-2425

  • Prince Edward Island 
    902-566-7112

  • Quebec 
    1-800-771-5401

  • National Capital Region
    613-993-8888 or 613-952-4200

  • Ontario 
    1-800-387-0020

  • Alberta
    403-276-5794

  • Manitoba
    204-983-5462

  • North West Territories
    867-669-1111

  • Nunavut
    867-979-1111

  • Saskatchewan
    306-780-5563

  • British Columbia 
    Contact your local RCMP detachment or municipal police agency

  • Yukon
    867-667-5555

                                              PTSD & MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following is a list of links to suicide and crisis hotlines, and resources dedicated to the prevention of suicide as well as how to find counseling for many MENTAL HEALTH issues INCLUDING but not restricted to PTSD - YOUTH GAMBLING -ADDICTIONS. Asking for help is the first step to recovery, living with & dealing with Mental Health issues is long term, BUT you don't have to suffer alone or in silence. SPEAK OUT - REACH OUT - GET OUT  our motto in life and making that call will be your first step to recovery and living life instead of simply existing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       National Crisis Hotlines

Kids Help Phone

1-800-668-6868

Crisis Services Canada

1-833-456-4566 or text 45645

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

1‑855‑242-3310

Centre for Suicide Prevention

1-833-456-4566

Canada Drug Rehab Addiction Services Directory

1-877-746-1963

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

1-866-633-4220

National resources for information about mental illness

Bell Let's Talk

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (not a crisis line)

613-702-4446

Canadian Mental Health Association

416-646-5557

Canadian Psychological Association

1-888-472-0657

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

613-921-5565

Schizophrenia Society of Canada

1-800-263-5545

Mental Health Commission

613-683-3755

 

British Columbia Crisis Hotlines

Crisis Centre

1-800-784-2433

No area code needed: 310-6789

British Columbia Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - British Columbia Division

1-800-555-8222

HeretoHelp

1-800-661-2121

Youth in B.C. online chat

Greater Vancouver Area: 604-872-3311

Howe Sunshine & Sunshine Coast: 1-866-661-3311

Aboriginal Wellness Program

604-875-6601

B.C. Psychological Association - Find a Psychologist

1-800-730-0522

B.C. Problem Gambling Help Line

1-888-795-6111

 

Alberta Crisis Hotlines

Distress Centre

403-266-4357

Alberta Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - Alberta Division

780-482-6576

Suicide Information and Education Services

403-342-4966

Psychologists Association of Alberta - Find a Psychologist

1-888-424-0297

 

Saskatchewan Crisis Hotlines

Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service

306-933-6200

Mobile Crisis Services

306-757-0127

Saskatchewan Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - Saskatchewan Division

1-800-461-5483

Psychology Association of Saskatchewan - Find a Psychologist

 

Manitoba Crisis Hotlines

Manitoba Suicide Prevention Line "Reason to Live"

1-877-435-7170

Klinic Crisis Line

1-888-322-3019

Manitoba Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1-888-292-7565

Manitoba Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - Manitoba Division

204-982-6100

Klinic Community Health

204-784-4090

Mental Health Education Resource Centre of Manitoba

1-855-942-6568

Manitoba Psychological Society - Find a Psychologist

204-488-7398

 

Yukon Crisis Hotlines

Yukon Crisis Line

403-668-9111

Yukon Resources

Yukon Health and Social Services

1-866-456-3838

Mood Disorders Society of Canada - Yukon Division

1-867-667-8346

Depression Understood

403-668-9111

 

Northwest Territories Crisis Hotlines

Northwest Territories Help Line

1-800-661-0844

Northwest Territories Resources

Department of Health and Social Services

1-867-767-9061

 

Nunavut Crisis Hotlines

Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line

1-800-265-3333

 

Ontario Crisis Hotlines

Ontario Mental Health Helpline

1-866-531-2600

Good2Talk

1-866-925-5454

Gerstein Crisis Centre

416-929-5200

Mental Health Crisis Line

In Ottawa: 613-722-6914

In the larger Ottawa area: 1-866-996-0991

ONTX Ontario Online & Text Crisis Service

Text 741741

District and Crisis Ontario Helplines

416-486-2242

Connex Ontario

1-866-531-2600

Ontario Resources

Ontario Psychological Association - Find a Psychologist

416-961-5552

Canadian Mental Health Association - Ontario Division

1-800-875-6213

Family Association for Mental Health Everything (FAME)

416-207-5032

Ontario Victim Support Line

1-888-579-2888

Ontario 211

1-877-330-3213

Drug and Alcohol Helpline

1-800-565-860

Toronto Distress Centre

416-408-4357

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre

416-597-8808

 

Quebec Crisis Hotlines

Centre de Prevention du Suicide de Quebec

1-866-277-3553

Quebec Resources

Action on Mental Illness

1-877-303-0264

Centre de Prevention du Suicide du Haut-Richelieu

450-348-6300

Movement Sante Mentale Quebec

514-849-3291

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Crisis Hotlines

Mental Health Crisis Line

1-888-737-4668

Newfoundland and Labrador Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - Newfoundland and Labrador Division

1-877-753-8550

Mental Health and Addictions Services triage line

1-844-353-3330

Association of Psychology in Newfoundland and Labrador - Find a Psychologist

709-739-5405

 

New Brunswick Crisis Hotlines

Chimo Helpline

1-800-667-5005

New Brunswick Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - New Brunswick Division

506-455-5231

College of Psychologists of N.B. - Find a Psychologist

506-382-1994

 

Prince Edward Island Crisis Hotlines

The Island Helpline

1-800-218-2885

Prince Edward Island Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - Prince Edward Island Division

902-566-3034

Psychological Association of Prince Edward Island - Find a Psychologist

 

Nova Scotia Crisis Hotlines

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line

1-888-429-8167

Nova Scotia Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association - Nova Scotia Division

902-466-6600

Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia  - Find a Psychologist

902-422-9183

      

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