COMMUNITY CRISIS SERVICES AND HOTLINES
YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
211 has information about and can refer you to mental health support, food, income and housing support, and disability support programs.
Distress Centre Durham
24 hour telephone counselling, crisis and suicide intervention and referral.
905-430-2522 or 1-800-452-0688
Durham Mental Health Services/Mobile Services
Short term crisis beds, visits and 24 hour free and confidential support line for individuals 16+ with a history of mental illness.
905-666-0483 or 1-800-742-1890
Mental Health Service Information Ontario Line
Free. Confidential. Anonymous. 24 hours.
SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES
Family Services Durham
Durham Children's Aid Society
For youth age 0 to 16 being abused or in fear for their safety.
905-433-1551 or 1-800-461-8140
STRUGGLING TO MAKE ENDS MEET
Housing supports for people living in North Durham.
Durham Region Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Care Centre (Lakeridge Health)
24 hour crisis line. Counselling and referrals for male/female sexual assault victims, all ages.
Durham Rape Crisis Centre
24 hour counselling and support groups for recent or past abuse.
Herizon House - Ajax-Pickering
Women’s Centre 24 hour crisis line.
The Denise House (Shelter) – Oshawa
24 hour crisis line for abused women, counselling, children’s programs.
905-728-7311 or 1-800-263-3725
Bethesda House (Shelter) – Bowmanville
24 hour crisis line
905-623-6050 or 1-800-338-3397
YWCA crisis line and emergency shelter for women.
Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART)
24 hour crisis line /detox/walk-in (Oshawa)
Ontario Problem Gambling Hotline
Pinewood Women's Residential Treatment Program
21 day residential treatment program for women ages 16+
905-668-1858 or 1-800-825-6325