For life-threatening emergencies CALL 9-1-1.


Distress Centre – 24 hour Crisis Line

Free, anonymous, confidential distress line.  Serves residents of Niagara.

(905) 688-3711 - St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and area

(905) 734-1212 - Port Colborne, Wainfleet and area

(905) 563-6674 – Grimsby/West Lincoln

(905) 382-0689 – Fort Erie and area


Kids Help Line – 24 hour Crisis Line

A bilingual telephone service providing counseling and information for kids who want to have a conversation with someone whom you can trust, who won't judge you, and who wants to help



Pathstone Mental Health – 24 hour Crisis Line

Children and youth up to the age 18 and their families



Crisis Outreach and Support Team (C.O.A.S.T)

Provides services for adults in the Niagara region that are in crisis and have a mental health concern

1-866-550-5205 and press 1


Mental Health and Addictions Access Line – confidential help 24/7

1-866-550-5205 and press 2