Community Support Services

Are you struggling with substance use or problem gambling?
Is someone you care about having a problem?

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Help is available, whether you need it for yourself, a friend or a family member. Many resources are available to answer your questions, offer advice or give hands-on help. If you need assistance, contact any of these community organizations or groups.

Crisis Hotlines (24/7)

Emergency:

Call 911

Community Crisis Response Service (distress, emergencies, psychiatric crisis, suicide)

York Support Services Network
Toll-Free: 1-855-310-COPE (2673)
From a Cell: 905-953-5412

Interval House
1-416-924-1491

Telephone Support Resources

Hospitals

Humber River Hospital (Downsview)
1-416-242-1000

Mackenzie Health (Formerly York Central Hospital – Richmond Hill)
905-883-1212

Markham Stouffville Hospital (Markham)
905-472-7373

North York General Hospital (North York)
1-416-756-6000

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Whitby)
1-800-341-6323

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (Barrie)
1-705-728-9090

Southlake Regional Hospital (Newmarket)
905-895-4521

Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Alliston)
1-705-435-6281

 

Withdrawal Management Services & Centres (Detox)

Addiction Services for York Region
905-841-7007 ext. 322

CAMH Centre for Addiction & Mental Health – Medical Withdrawal Unit
1-416-535-8501 ext. 2

Humber River Hospital (Downsview) – Mental Health & Addictions Program
1-416-242-1000 ext. 43000

Lakeridge Health – Pinewood Addiction Services (Oshawa)
1-905-723-8195

Michael Garron Hospital (Toronto East)
Central Access Number: 1-866-366-9513

Ossington Men’s Withdrawal Management Centre (Toronto)
1-416-533-7945
Central Access Number: 1-866-366-9513

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre – Mental Health & Addiction Services (Barrie)
1-705-728-4226
Toll Free: 1-866-850-7034

Simcoe Outreach Services  (Barrie)
1-705-726-7062
1-800-263-5060

St. Joseph’s Health Centre – Addiction Services (Toronto)
1-416-530-6486 ext. 3969

St. Michael’s Hospital – Addiction Services (Toronto)
1-416-360-4000

Toronto Withdrawal Management Service System Brochure (PDF)
Central Access Number: 1-866-366-9513
Toronto Area: 416-864-5040

William Osler Health System – Addiction Services for Adults (Brampton)
1-905-456-3500

Women’s Own Withdrawal Management Centre (Toronto)
Residential: 1-416-603-1462
Central Access Number: 1-866-366-9513
Day: 1-416-392-9281
Community: 1-416-568-4907

Addiction Support / Self-Help

Alcoholics Anonymous (Greater Toronto Area)
1-877-404-5591
1-416-487-5591

Al-Anon / Alateen Information Services (GTA)
1-888-425-2666

Gamblers Anonymous Toronto
1-855-222-5542

Krasman Centre
24/7 Warm Line & Peer Crisis Support Service
Main Office: Richmond Hill
Satellite Office: Alliston
1-888-780-0724

Narcotics Anonymous (Toronto Area)
1-888-811-3887

Streamlined Access:
289-340-0348 or 1-844-660-6602

Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association (York Region & South Simcoe)
905-841-3977

CentralHealthLine.ca – Mental Health Programs (York Region)

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Main Switchboard: 800-463-2338
ACCESS CAMH: 416-535-8501, press 2

Connex Ontario Health Services Information

Drug & Alcohol Helpline: 800-566-8603
Mental Health Helpline: 866-531-2600

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 888-230-3505

Streamlined Access:
289-340-0348 or 1-844-660-6602

Trauma Counselling

Cedar Centre

For children & adults who have experienced interpersonal childhood trauma
1-800-263-2240
905-853-3040

Women’s Support Network of York Region
24/7 Free Crisis Line: 1-800-263-6734

Housing & Shelters

Blue Door Shelters  – 1-888-544-5525

Leeder Place Family Shelter
Porter Place Men’s Shelter
Kevin’s Place Youth Shelter

Belinda’s Place
289-366-HOPE (4673)

Connections Emergency Housing for Youth 16-26 (Richmond Hill)
905-884-3070 (press 3)

Home Base Youth Drop-In Centres
Richmond Hill: 905-884-3070
Vaughan: 647-465-0738

Rose of Sharon
1-877-516-3715
905-853-5949

Sandgate Women’s Shelter
1-800-661-8294

Sutton Youth Shelter
1-905-722-9076

Women’s Centre of York Region
1-855-853-9270

Yellow Brick House
1-800-263-3247

Child & Youth Services

360 Kids
905-475-6694

Blue Hills Child & Family Services
Aurora & Richmond Hill: 905-773-4323
Maple: 289-304-0371

York Region Children’s Aid Services
905-895-2318
800-718-3850

Kinark Child & Family Services
888-454-6275

Community Health

Assaulted Women’s Hotline
866-863-0511

Appletree Medical Centre (Richmond Hill)
647-722-2370

Drug & Alcohol Helpline
800-565-8603

Eating Disorders of York Region
905-886-6632

Smoker’s Helpline
877-513-5333

Southlake Family Health Team (Newmarket)
905-853-3103

York Rainbow Referral and Support Line
888-967-5542

Individual, Couple & Family Counselling

Family Services York Region
Newmarket: 905-895-2371
Richmond Hill: 905-883-6572

Catholic Community Services York Region
800-263-2075

Jewish Family and Child Services
416-638-7800

Grief Counselling

Bereaved Families of Ontario – York Region

1-800-969-6904

905-898-6265

Parent Resources

Parent Action on Drugs

1-877-265-9279

1-416-395-4970