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You will find here some organizations with different missions and services. Some are available throughout the province of Quebec, and others are specific to certain administrative regions. If we cannot provide you with an answer or if you are looking for a resource that could also help or support you in what you are going through, this is where you could find an alternative. Happy searching!

If you think you have an eating disorder or if you have concerns about your weight (fear of gaining weight, fear of eating, obsession with sports) or if you are worried about someone around you, ANEB is here to help.

Intervention by phone, text messaging, monthly chat sessions and email are available for teenagers across Quebec.

For those 18 years old and above, the helpline, forum, support groups and monthly chat sessions are available.

By phone : 514 630-0907, 1 800 630-0907 (from 8am to 3am), text 1 800630-0907 (Monday to Friday from 11am to 8pm for youth 12 and above only).

AQPAMM provides information, referrals and support to families and friends of adults living with mental health problems. The organization also provides tools to help them build healthy relationships with their loved one while ensuring their own well-being. AQPAMM works to break the isolation of families and friends, helps raise awareness among the general public and decision makers to overcome stigma, and promotes the social inclusion of people living with mental health problems.

By phone : 514 524-7131

Helpline service for anyone who feel the need to confide or in psychological distress. You will find a listening ear. Confidential and free. The hours of operation and the target audience vary from helpline center to another. Visit the website to find a center in your area.

Crime Victims Assistance Centres, or CAVACs, offer front-line services to any crime victim or witness. Help from CAVACs is available whether the perpetrator of the crime has been identified, apprehended, prosecuted or convicted.

Free and confidential service offered by professionals. Services vary depending on the area and CAVACs contacted. Visit the website to find the nearest point of service.

Regional help line: 1 866 532-2822 (toll free).

Help search for resources to help children around the world.

Legal aid is a government legal service offered to people who meet certain financial eligibility criteria and apply for the service.

To find the legal aid office nearest you, visit the website.

Free telephone consultation whether you are eligible for legal aid or not: 1 800 842-2213.


Provides support, information and referrals to anyone worried about their use of drugs, alcohol and/or medication, as well as, to their loved ones, throughout Quebec. Counselors of Drugs: Help and Referral (DHR) identify the needs of callers, assess various possible solutions, suggest actions and refer to appropriate resources when necessary.

Accessible 24/7, the helpline is bilingual, confidential, free and anonymous. You can reach them at 514 527-2626 (Montreal area) or 1 800 265-2626 (toll free).

Helpline, anonymous and free for 12 to 25 years old, open everyday from 9amto 11pm: 0 800 235-236. Chat available from 9am to 10pm everyday

Accessible 24/7, the helpline is bilingual, confidential, free and anonymous. The counselors encourage people to reflect upon their gambling habits and refer excessive gamblers and their loved ones to proper resources.


By phone : 514 527-0140 or 1 800 461-0140.

Info-Santé 811 nurses evaluate your health situation and give advice based on your condition. They can answer your questions about your health and direct you to the most appropriate resource in your region.

For emergencies, you must call 911.

Free service, confidential and available 24/7. Dial 811 and select option 1.

Info‑Social 811 professionals provide advice and can answer questions about psychosocial issues. If necessary, they can also refer you to an appropriate resource in the health and social services network or to a community resource.

Free service, confidential and available 24/7. Dial 811 and select option 2.

Inter service parents (France)

The EPE-IDF is committed to supporting parents in their daily parenting. Inter Service Parents plays a role in prevention and guidance of families.

Open Monday to Friday, from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm (closed on Wednesdays).

Intervention by phone, anonymous and free, 01 44 93 44 93.

Interligne is a front-line center for help and information for people concerned with sexual diversity and gender diversity

Free and confidential service, 24/7, for youth and adults.

By phone (Montreal) : 514 866-0103 and (toll free and text messaging) : 1 888 505-1010. Chat and email services also available.

Juripop creates innovative legal information projects and provides access to low-cost legal services. Open Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 12pm and from 1pm to 5pm at 1 855 587-4767.

1 855 587-4767

Provides professional intervention, information, resources and volunteer support via text message to young people in English and French. Service offered across Canada, confidential and free for youth and adults up to 29 years old.


By phone : 1 800 668-6868, available 24/7. Text messaging : Text CONNECT to 686868, available 24/7. Chat service also available.

A provincial network of shelters for youth in difficulty and homeless youth in Quebec, available in 10 administrative regions. This service is offered to youth aged 12 to 35 throughout Quebec. The shelters are open 24/7.

Here are all the services you can find (and much more!): guidance meetings, a listening ear, support in your process, answers to requests for shelter and information, animation of activities, crisis intervention, support in acquiring knowledge, mobilization of the group for the maintenance of the house, answers to material emergencies related to the housing, etc.

You can find a shelter near you by visiting their website.

Free and confidential helpline available 24/7 for anyone with suicidal ideations or their loved ones.

The app Crise allows you to find a crisis center across Quebec, downloadable on Android and iPhone.

Available online : Regroupement des Services d'Intervention de Crise du Québec. Their mission is to intervene with people experiencing a crisis, whether situational or related to a mental health problem. Phone intervention, crisis shelter, temporary shelter. Depending on the area, a mobile intervention service may also be available. Services for people 18 years and older, 24/7, confidential and free.

For online services for you, a loved one or if you are grieving a lost by suicide you can contact They provide online counseling : their services are free, confidential and available 24/7. 

Regional Suicide Prevention Line: 1-866-APPELLE (277-3553).

You can chat online, text 1-855-957-5353 or call 1-866-277-3553.

If you (or a friend, peer or sibling) have been negatively impacted by a sexual picture/video being shared by peers, NeedHelpNow is here to help by providing youth (13 to 17 years old) with practical steps to regain control over the situation.

This includes information about contacting websites/online services to request a picture/video be removed (Instagram, Snapchat, Tiktok, etc.), dealing with peers who may have seen or be sharing the content, the importance of emotional support and information on certain criminal offences.

The site also provides resources for parents and safe adults who are assisting teens involved in these types of instances.

The RCJEQ is a Quebec-wide network that defends and promotes the interests of Carrefour jeunesse-emploi so that they can offer youth the maximum support and tools to help them build their future. Through the initiatives of the organization, thousands of youth are supported each year indifferent areas of their lives such as academic development, job search, project development, and more.

Phobies-zéro is an organization that helps people, teens or adults, who are suffering from anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Phobies-Zéro originates from a community mobilization to offer a program to help people in their recovery. The services are also intended for their families and loved ones.


By phone : 514 279-3105 or 1 866 922-0002

It’s an organization for anyone affected by anxiety disorders, depression or bipolar disorder.

Other services are also available : online support groups, self-management workshops, forum, email, intervention on Messenger.

1 866 738-4873 available toll free everywhere across Canada, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Offers a helpline service and information, neutral and anonymous, to woman, teenagers and to anyone who is experiencing a situation related to pregnancy, who is worried at the possibility of pregnancy or who is wondering about birthcontrol.


Free and confidential service, offered by professionals. Available 7 days a week, from 9am to 9pm: 1 877 662-9666 (toll free) and 418 682-6222(Quebec). Support meetings and a chat service are also available.

For Montreal : see their website or 514 271-0554 (toll free : 1 877 271-0555).For the Eastern Townships : see their website or 819 822-1181 (toll free : 1877 822-1181).

Offers information, awareness, support and referral services that are bilingual, anonymous, free and confidential. 24/7. For victims of domestic violence and all those concerned by this issue.


By phone : 1 800 363-9010 (24/7), text messaging : 438 601-1211 (Monday to Friday, from 2 :30pm to 10pm), chat (Monday to Friday, from 2 :30pm to10pm) and by email (possible wait time of 24h).

Aimed at providing legal advice for 12 to 20-year-olds, the service LET’S TALK LAW includes a free consultation with a volunteer lawyer available upon request (date and time sheduled between the lawyer and you). Thus, you can ask questions concerning your work, housing, drugs, family, etc. The volunteer lawyer can offer referrals to the right legal services or simply advise on possible solutions.

The service is provided by volunteer lawyers, members of the YBM, who ensure a non-judgmental and confidential handling of your questions.

You can request a consultation by filling out the application form or by calling us at 514-954-3446. You can also contact the YBM by email at [email protected].

Ça suffit is for people who are suffering from sexual fantasies toward minors. Their mission is to provide support services to reduce the emotional distress experienced by these individuals and to prevent sexual offences.

By phone : 1 844 654-3111, Monday to Saturday from 1pm to 10pm. A self-help service is also available.