We’re here
to help.

We’ll listen and connect you to the infant, child, youth and family mental health and well-being supports and services you need in Toronto.

No concern is too small.
We can help if your child is:

  • Anxious or worried
  • Lonely or isolated
  • Depressed, hopeless or negative
  • Having difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling unlike their usual self
  • Having unusual or addictive behaviour
  • Feeling like they can’t relax
  • Having concerns at school

Talk to our friendly and experienced team at 1-866-585-6486.

Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday 9am – 7pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm

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What to expect

We’re here to connect you to the right local supports and services based on your specific needs. When you call, our friendly, knowledgeable staff will listen to what you are going through and help guide you through the different options available to you and your child. We’ll provide clear next steps and a hopeful way to move forward.

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Who we are

Help Ahead is the centralized resource and intake phone line for multiple trusted community-based mental health organizations in Toronto. We have up-to-date information about the available programs and services and can find local supports to address the needs of your child and family.


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How can we help?