Community Resources

Do You Need to Talk? - Ottawa Public Health has prepared a flyer promoting various phone lines offering help and support for teens

Mental Health, Addictions and Substance Use Health Support for Families - Ottawa Public Health has prepared a list of organizations available to support families dealing with mental health, addiction or substance use.

1 Call 1 Click - coordinates more than 20 organizations offering mental health and addiction care for children, youth and their families

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Youth Services Bureau

  • 24/7 Crisis Line: 613-260-2360
  • Online Chat:

The Distress Centre:  613-238-3311

Mental Health Crisis Line:  613-722-6914

Rideauwood:  613-724-4881

Drug & Alcohol Helpline:  1-800-565-8603

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre:  613-591-3686

Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario: 
Support for parents and caregivers whose children are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges.

Counselling for the African, Caribbean, and Black Community 
Somerset West Community Health Centre. Walk-in counselling, Thursdays 12-6:30 pm.

When Technology Takes Over: Navigating Through the Teen Years  

The Virtual Zone

Youth Resources List - a comprehensive list of community resources to support youth in Ottawa, developed by YouthNet.

Aftermath of a Tragic Event

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