Youth Issues Information Services

Programs that provide information about specific youth-related topics such as alcohol and drug abuse; child abuse; sexuality; sexually transmitted diseases; AIDS; birth control, pregnancy and choices; sexual assault; weight management; relationships; dealing with feelings; family concerns; dealing with rules; and school, career and life choices. Information may be accessed on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel. Information may be in a self-serve, browsable format (for example a web resource directory or library of audio recordings) or provided by live agents with expertise in the needs and interests of youth.

 

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A non-profit agency that operates a national helpline for Canadian Youth

Online map tool to help youth find local resources.  It allows youth to search for resources in their community such as:

  • Counselling and Mental Health Support
  • Sexual Health Support
  • Employment Support
  • Housing Support
  • Legal Support

Kids Help Phone Location. There is no physical location for this service.  Provides national call, text and live chat counselling services for youth.  Services are free, anonymous and confidential.  Professional counsellors are available 24/7 for support. 

National call, text and live chat counselling services for youth.  Services are free, anonymous and confidential.  Professional counsellors are available 24/7 for support, information and referrals. 

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