Your wellness matters to us. These are resources to connect to if you are in need of emergency help now.
Black Women in Motion – Resource and Referrals List
A wide-ranging set of mental health resources and supports throughout Toronto and region.
What’s Up Walk In – Remote Counselling Appointments
Free Virtual Mental Health Counselling
To be connected to a counsellor for a telephone or video session, please call MHTO at 1-866-585-6486, Monday to Friday 9AM – 7PM.
Skylark – offering Walk-in Services specifically to Black youth
If someone calls and identifies as Black they will be offered and can request to speak with a Black therapist, if this is their preference.
Planned Parenthood Toronto: Black Youth Mental Health Initiative Virtual Therapy Groups for Black Youth
Coping with stress and anti-black racism during the COVID-19 pandemic. Email email@example.com for more info.
The Most Nurtured – Community wellness by and for Black women (Trans, Cis), Non-Binary & GNC folx ❤️ (Toronto based) @themostnurtured.
ODE: Remembered Voices
(re)connections with Indigenous culture and community, engaging Indigenous 2Spirit Youth, 16-25 yrs old within the Greater Toronto Area. ODE seeks to provide safe spaces for 2SLGBTQ Indigenous youth to connect with medicines, culture and other two spirit people and/or build community connections. Learn more on their Instagram and Facebook!
Cultural and arts programming for Indigenous parents and children in the Weston Mount Dennis Neighbourhood. More info here: Facebook
Anishnawbe Health Toronto website
255 Queen Street E. Location 416-360-0486
179 Gerrard St. E Location 416-920-2605
The Food Link Hotline
Call to be directed to your nearest food bank
Some Food Banks may offer delivery
Daily Bread Food Bank
(416) 203-0050 x 1 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call or email to book an appointment to pick-up food packages, Information and Referral Services to Food Banks.
Scott Mission Food Bank
502 Spadina Ave
Monday to Friday (Closed Wednesday Afternoons)
9:00 -11:45 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fort York Food Bank
380 College St
Hamper Service Tues – Sat 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Hot Meal Service Sun 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
African Food Basket
The Stop – The Community Advocacy Office
(416) 652-7867 x243
Call for info, support, and referrals via phone
1884 Davenport: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, 11:00AM – 3:00PM
The Stop’s Wychwood Open Door: Wednesdays, 9:00AM – 2:00PM
The Stop Food Bank
Must live in their Catchment area
Contact Mike at
416-652-7867 ext. 245 or email@example.com.
Mondays and Fridays, 12:00PM – 3:00PM
Red Cross Mobile Food Bank
Call for Intake:
The Mobile Food Bank service delivers food hampers to people living with disabilities who are unable to access food banks.
Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
650 Queen St East
(416) 645-6000 x 2500
Tuesdays @ 12:00PM
Pet Food Bank
Thursdays @ 11:00AM
Frozen Meals Program
519 Church Street
Mon – Thu 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm
Access 3 frozen meals & groceries
Visit the front desk or contact meals@The519.org for more info.
260 Queen St E
Free food baskets for pick-up or delivery for those living in the Moss Park area
Saturdays @ 11:00 AM – 4:00PM
Uplift Kitchen Toronto
A volunteer-run food security initiative created to serve Black, Indigenous, and other racialized communities in Toronto and surrounding areas.
Volunteer-run initiative providing hot meals & grocery packages in the GTA Delivery Areas: Toronto, Mississauga Halton, Hamilton, Guelph/ Kitchener.
Sign Up Form Opens Sundays at 12PM. Limited Weekly Capacity.
Have COVID Related Questions?
Telehealth Ontario 24/7
Need Help Now?
Kids Help Phone 24/7 – Up to Age 20
Text CONNECT to 686868
Toronto Distress Centre 24/7
Gerstein Centre 24/7
Need Help Now?
Anishnawbe 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Management
416 891 8606
National Suicide Prevention
Assaulted Women’s Helpline 24/7
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre
LGBTQ Youth Line
Chat: Sun-Fri 4:30-9:30PM
What’s Up Walk In Virtual Counselling
Mon- Fri 9AM-7PM
1 866 585 6486
Stella’s Place Virtual Drop in Counselling (Ages 16-29)
416 461 2345
Call to book a same day appointment
BeanBag Chat App
Peer Support & Counselling
Need to find Emergency Shelter?
Multi Disciplinary Outreach Team (MDOT)
Outreach Workers, Case Managers, a Registered Nurse, a Housing Worker, Psychiatrists can connect with people on the streets and in the ravines.
Central Intake for Access to Shelters 24/7
Eva’s Place: Youth Shelter (16-24)
Eva’s Satellite: Youth Shelter (16-24) w/ Mental Health & Substance Use Support
Harm Reduction Sites in Toronto
Overdose Prevention Line
Harm Reduction Supply Delivery
647 825 4327
(South of Bloor/ West of Yonge/ East of Parkside)
Pieces to Pathways
LGBTTQQ2SIA Harm Reduction Services
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
Harm Reduction Services
Supervised Consumption Sites
Queen West Site: 168 Bathurst St 416‑703‑8480
Parkdale Site: 1229 Queen St W 416-537-2455
Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy
Indigenous Harm Reduction Supports & Outreach
Access to food, clothing, shelter, ID replacement, and traditional medicines & supports
Health & HIV/AIDS treatment info, testing, referrals, family support, advocacy and support around HIV discrimination
Harm Reduction Healing Journeys Zine
Created by Harm Reduction Healing Team, in collaboration with Breakaway Community Services
A colour-along resource for those experiencing grief associated with the drug poisoning crisis See More
Where to Find Food
Food Link Hotline: Food Bank Access
416 392 6655
Toronto Drop-In Network
Find a Location
YSM Evergreen (Ages 16-24)
365 Spadina Ave
Take Away Meals Mon-Fri 12-2PM
Snacks, Water and Coffee 12-4:30PM
The 519 – 519 Church Street
Takeaway Meals – Fabarnak Patio
Sundays at 1PM
Clothing & Hygiene Supplies – South Entrance
Thursdays & Sundays 2-3:30PM
Fort York Food Bank
380 College Street
Tues, Thurs-Sat 9AM-11AM
For Help with Legal Questions
Online Legal Information
Steps to Justice
Legal Services for Youth >25
Justice for Children and Youth
Ontario Legal Line (24/7)
Tenant Rights in Ontario
Artist Legal Advice Services
Understand your legal rights as a creator
Toronto Public Library
Wifi Hotspots Available
Arts + Wellness
Stress Management Apps
Check these out on your phone or whenever you can get WIFI.