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24 Hour Emergency Resources

If you are experiencing a crisis or a high level of distress, we encourage that you speak with a professional immediately.

Call the 24 hour Mental Health Crisis Line


Our office provides crisis intervention during regular business hours. If you are in a crisis, these are other available resources:

Life Threatening Situations
Call 911 and/or go to the nearest hospital ER

Emotional Crisis and Suicidal Thoughts 24-hour crisis line from the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region 613-238-3311
24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line 613-722-6914
Tel-Aide Outaouais
Help line (8am to midnight, 7 days a week)
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention casp@casp-acps.ca
Sexual Assault 24-hour crisis line from the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre 613-562-2333
Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program at the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital 613-738-3762
24-hour crisis line from the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa 613-234-2266


Victim Crisis Offices from Ottawa's Police Services 613-236-1222
24-hour help line for Abused women from the Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre – 24-Hour Help line for Abused Women 613-745-4818 (English)
613-745-3665 (French)
Assaulted Women’s Helpline 1-866-863-0511
Fem’aide for women dealing with violence 1-877-336-2433 (French only)
Crisis workers Community Information Centre of Ottawa 613-241-4636

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