Resources List

This list of resources was compiled in collaboration with Alliance of Educators for Muslim Students [AEMs].

Eastern Canada

Ontario

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Provides a dynamic range of dignified, inclusive and compassionate mental health and addiction services  and programs for racialized communities in Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali,, Caribbean dialects, Dari, Farsi (Persian), Harare, Hindi, Mandarin, Pashto, Punjabi, Shona, Somali, Swahili, Tsonga, Twi, Urdu, Xhosa.

Call 1-866-345-0224 (Toll-Free)
A free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry.  Services available in Arabic.

A community-based organization that helps victims of torture, war, genocide and crimes against humanity. CCVT provides treatment, tools and support that allow refugees to heal from trauma and become active community members.
Youth Settlement Counselor:  416-363-1066 EXT: 227;
Parenting Support:  416-363-1066
Children and Youth Programs Support is available in various languages including Arabic.
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto Area provides support in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Supported languages Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, Mandarin/Cantonese, Gujarati, Punjabi.

Call 1-877-695-2673
A 24-hour emergency / crisis response line for African, Caribbean, and Black youth. Text messaging is  available for young people who do not feel like speaking to someone, but are still in need of help.

Provides a continuum of mental health services covering the spectrum from “promoting wellness” to “managing illness” in Cambodian, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Korean, Vietnamese and English.

Call 1-877-695-2673
A 24-hour emergency / crisis response line for African, Caribbean, and Black youth. Text messaging is  available for young people who do not feel like speaking to someone, but are still in need of help.

Call 905-858-1067
Provides a non-clinical aspect of counselling to clients in need

A multi-service agency that strengthens and supports individuals, children, families and communities within the context of Jewish values. Jewish Family and Child Services offers affordable, professional counselling that is confidential and convenient.

Call 1-877-695-2673
A 24-hour emergency / crisis response line for African, Caribbean, and Black youth. Text messaging is  available for young people who do not feel like speaking to someone, but are still in need of help.

A psychological and spiritual community wellness center advancing the professional practice of psychology rooted in Islamic principles. Khalil Center utilizes faith-based approaches rooted in Islamic theological concepts while integrating the science of psychology towards addressing psychological, spiritual and communal health.

Call 416-910-1253
A not for profit organization using an integrated network of professional consultants and community support services including crisis intervention.

Offers mental health and addictions, geriatric, settlement, child, youth and family services.

Anonymous Support Line: 1-866-977-3524
York Region’s LGBTQ2 support, resource and education network – bringing together all members of the community. 

Call 1-800-551-9128
A non-emergency helpline providing support and connecting individuals to service providers in English and Punjabi.

Aims to empower South Asian community members to recognize and accept mental health as an essential part of their wellness through education, prevention, and building resilience.

Provides intersectional, equity-based and culturally affirming practices for YRDSB students who self-identify as Black, including Individual Therapeutic Counselling with a referral via a school Social Worker or Psychology Services Professional.

A space of a racially diverse group of therapists with the objective of providing a range of support services, our focus is anti-oppressive, anti-racist, feminist, trauma-informed and LGBTTQ-aligned.

Toronto Distress Line 416-408-4357 or text 45645

Call 1-888-967-5542
Provides Individual, Couple and Family counselling services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirit, Queer & Questioning individuals.

General Supports for Emotional Well-Being (Alphabetized):

Provides crisis counselling for all. Professional counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Offers a safe space to talk to a medical or mental health professional in a warm, welcoming, and friendly environment. Services are 100% free and confidential with staff who are caring and non-judgemental. A health card is not required and there are no referral requirements.

Provides crisis counselling and referrals for longer-term support. Advice and support for families and educators on best practices for providing support can be found here

Quebec

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New Brunswick

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Prince Edward Island

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Call 1-833-553-6983
Mental health professionals will be answering the calls seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Call 1-800-218-2885 (Toll-Free).
Available 24 hours, seven days a week.

Nova Scotia

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Overview
24/7 Provincial Telephone Crisis Line for children, youth, or adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
Call 
902-429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167 (Toll Free).
We provide safe shelter and support services for women and families impacted by intimate partner violence and abuse.
Contact info: 1-902-429-9002

Newfoundland and Labrador

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