We've collected some mental health resources available to children and youth in our community:

  • Here 24/7: mental health crisis support offered by KW Counselling by phone at 1-844-437-3247 or online 
  • Front Door: child or youth mental health support. Call to make a telephone or video appointment. Please contact them directly at 519-749-2932, and press “1“ to speak to staff. 
  • Kids Help Phone: 24/7 virtual support service offering professional counselling, information and referrals as well as volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French at 1-800-668-6868. 
  • Good2Talk: a free, confidential mental health support service providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to postsecondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.  
  • LGBT Youthline: If you’re a LGBTQ2+ youth and want to talk with another youth who might get what you are going through you can reach out to YouthLine. Call 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275. Please note they are only available during certain times. You can also chat live with someone who gets it on their website.
  • Big White Wall: An online support environment for people looking for help with depression and anxiety. Free to all Ontarians.