Kids Help Phone

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National call, text, and live-chat counselling service for youth. Free, anonymous, and confidential. Professional counsellors are available any time of the day or night, every day of the year.

Always There app offers counselling services through your cellphone or tablet, downloaded to your iOS or Android device in English or French.

Texting to start using the texting service text CONNECT to 686868. The first few texts you receive will be automated messages from Kids Help Phone giving you more information about the service and privacy policy. You will then be connected to a volunteer Crisis Responder. End the conversation anytime by texting the word STOP.

Resources Around Me is an online map-based service for locating counselling and mental health related services in your area

439 University Ave Ste 300
Toronto, ON
M5G 1Y8
Hours: Mon-Sun 24/7
Phone: Crisis: 1-800-668-6868


Age 5 years to 20 years


No application required * To donate, call 1-800-268-3062


None; Donation


Not Applicable - Phone and internet service


English; French

Areas Served


Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity