[Updated: February 2019]

Crisis Lines – call any time of day, any day of the week

Kids Help Phone:

Gerstein Crisis Centre: 416-929-5200

Trans Life Line: 1-877-330-6366 | www.translifeline.org

Peer support

LGBT Youth Line: peer support for 2SLGBTQ youth 29 and under  Call, text, or chat online with a supportive person 4:00 -  9:30pm  (closed Saturdays).

Mood Disorders Assoc. of Ontario – LGBTQ2S Peer Support Drop-in Group. Specifically for folks for identify as having a mood disorder. No participant limit.

  • 36 Eglinton Ave, Suite 602
  • mooddisorders.ca
  • 416-486-8046 
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7 - 9pm


Skylark – free walk-in counselling clinics for kids and youth 0-25. No health card or appointment required. First come, first serve basis.

  • Skylark ‘what’s up’ Walk-in Clinic— See website for hours
  • Skylark YouthCan Impact Walk-in Clinic — See website for hours

Egale Youth Outreach – free counselling for youth 15-29.

  • 290 Shuter Street
  • www.egale.ca/outreach
  • 416-964-7887 ext. 9
  • Pre-booked and drop-in appointments are available.
  • Drop in hours are Monday to Friday from 3-8pm.

‘What’s Up’ Walk-in Clinic – free drop-in counselling for youth at 6 locations.

Stella’s Place - Mental health support for youth ages 16 to 29, individual & group services.

EdgeWest Counselling Services – free counselling for youth 29 and under. For people living in the area of Islington to Bathurst, Bloor to Eglinton, plus Mount Dennis.

  • 1900 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON
  • www.edgewest.ca
  • Call 416-652-4363 to book a counselling appointment
  • Open Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-8pm; Saturdays, 10am-2pm

ReachOUT at the Griffin Centre – Counselling for LGBTQ youth 12-18.

Central Toronto Youth Services: Pride & Prejudice Program – Free counselling for youth 12-25.

  • 65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 300
  • www.ctys.org
  • 416-924-2100 ext. 245

Planned Parenthood Toronto – Health care and case coordination for people 13-29.

Youth Outreach Workers at the Griffin Centre

Substance Use & Addictions

Pieces to Pathways, Drop-in Groups – for LGBTTQQ2SIA folks ages 16 to 29.

ACT SPUNK! Program – group programming for young GBQT guys.

Low-Cost and Free Services for GBQT Guys

OurSpace – free peer support counselling (from an RSW), workshops & events.

The Gatehouse – Supports, resources and advocacy on behalf of those impacted by childhood sexual abuse.

ACT Towel Talk – free. Support, resources and advocacy on behalf of those impacted by childhood sexual abuse.

 Wellness and Support Groups

Sherbourne Health Centre – Supporting Our Youth (SOY) – social support groups.