Free Resources for Counselling Services in Halton, ON

Local resources within Burlington, Oakville, Milton and surrounding areas.

For Crisis and Distress in Burlington, ON

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST)

For Halton Region residents aged 16 and over experiencing mental health crises.

Crisis Line 24/7: 1-877-825-9011

Distress Centre Halton

Free services by phone, text, or chat. Anyone, anything, anytime.

Oakville: 1-905-849-4541

Burlington: 1-905-681-1488

Halton Hills: 1-905-877-1211

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to chat with a trained Crisis Responder.

24/7 free support for individuals in crisis.

Youth and Teens in Distress in Burlington, ON

Kids Help Phone


Text CONNECT to 686868

Ages 5-30

ROCK (Reach out Centre for Kids)

For children and youth (ages 17 and under) in crisis.

Crisis line: 1-905-878-9785

Youth Space

6:00PM-Midnight, online IM chat or texts.

Text: 1-778-783-0177

For Post-Secondary Students in Ontario


Free confidential crisis management, 24/7/365.

1-866-925-5454, or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868.

Free Halton Community Support for Mental Health


24/7 community support, courses and resources. Learn more at

For more services, see the Halton Community Services Directory.

Canada Wide Support

Crisis Services Canada

Available to all Canadians seeking support. Visit Crisis Services Canada for the distress centres and crisis organizations nearest you. 

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 1-833-456-4566 (24/7) or text 45645 (4 pm to 12 am ET).

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