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The Youth Services Bureau helps thousands of young people every year address whatever threatens their physical, sexual, mental and social well being.
YSB offers a range of mental health services including:
Crisis line and Crisis Chat Services
Youth Mental Health Walk-in Clinic
Youth and Family Counselling
Intensive Family Support
Day Treatment
La Relance
Wraparound Ottawa

Online Chat
Hours: Thursday-Sunday 4:00 pm -10:00 pm


Child, Youth, and Family Crisis Line of Eastern OntarioThe Child, Youth, and Family Crisis Line of Eastern Ontario provides access to crisis professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week, serving children and youth 18 and under experiencing a crisis, and their families.


Youthnet is a bilingual by youth for youth mental health promotion program at CHEO. YouthNet offers alternative support services for youth aged 13 to 20. We strive to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and illness through prevention and intervention activities, education, research, and advocacy.

All the programs are led by our trained facilitators aged 20 to 30 and are supported by clinical back-up resources.

613.738.3915 │

Community Health and Resource Centres in Ottawa
Are you looking to get in touch with your local CHRC?
Community Health and Resource Centres across the city offer a range of services including advocacy, counselling, youth drop-ins, after schools programs and so much more.

The Psychosocial Centre is a francophone organization whose mission is to provide quality mental health services to children and youth (0-18 years) and the important people in their living environment.

613-789-2240 │

CHEO’s Gender Diversity Clinic offers help to children and youth (0-18 years) who need help with their gender identity.

Kind is a LGBTTQ+ community centre in Ottawa. We offer a space for discovery and connection to community and community resources.

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth. Every day, professional counselors provide support to young people across the country.


Parents’ Lifelines is a non-profit family support organization for parents and caregivers whose children to age 24 are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges.


The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is a pediatric health and research center providing outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow.