24 Hour Help Lines

Find Someone to Listen

If you or someone you know needs help, the following counselling resources can be reached by phone:

  • Distress Line (24/7)
    • Phone: 780-482-4357
  • Mental Health Help Line (24/7)
    • Phone: 1-877-303-2642
  • Family Violence Info Line (24/7)
    • Phone: 780-310-1818
  • Kids Help Phone (24/7)
    • Phone: 1-800-668-6868
    • Text CONNECT to 686868
  • Children’s Mental Health Crisis & Response Team
    (visit their website for hours of operation)
    • Phone: 780-427-4491
  • Addictions Help Line
    • Phone: 1-866-332-2322
  • AHS Mental Health Helpline
    • Phone: 1-877-303-2642
  • Child Abuse Hotline (24/7)
    (including reporting suspected child abuse)
    • Phone: 1-800-387-KIDS (5437)
  • LGBT Youthline
    (2 – 7:30 pm  Sunday-Friday)
    • Phone: 1-800-268-9688
  • Trans Lifeline (24/7)
    • ​​​​​​​Phone: 1-877-565-8860
  • Indigenous Hope for Wellness Help Line (24/7)
    • 1-855-242-3310
  • Information and referral to services
    • ​​​​​​​Phone: 211
    • Website: ab.211.ca
  • Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre Crisis Line (24/7)
    • Call or Text: 1-866-956-1099
  • Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters Line (24/7)
    (to connect to your local shelter)
    • Phone: 1-866-331-3933
  • Online Alcoholics Anonymous Counselling

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Last edited: May 27, 2020