Instant Help Resources
24/7 Distress Line
If you are feeling overwhelmed, contemplating suicide or distressed by someone who is feeling this way this line is open to you 24/7 for one on one talk.
Please call: (780) 482-4357 or visit https://edmonton.cmha.ca/programs-services/distress-line/
Child Abuse Hotline
A 24 hour hot-line where suspected cases of child neglect or abuse can be reported. Reporter identity remains confidential.
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
A 24/7, confidential crisis line available to youth affected by sexual violence, or to anyone supporting an individual affected by sexual violence. As well as access to free counselling services for those who have been affected by sexual violence.
Addictions Helpline & Edmonton Youth Addiction Services
A 24/7 toll free confidential service which provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services.
Please call: 1-866-332-2322 or visit https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/service.aspx?id=1008399
Free and confidential services, assessments and referrals to aid youth struggling with various forms of addiction.
Please call: (780) 422-7383
Edmonton Youth Criminal Defence Office
All youth ages 12-18 are eligible to receive representation by a lawyer when charged with a criminal offence. Youth workers can also assist young persons with finding housing, accessing treatment, education, work programs and counselling.
Please Call: (780) 422-8383 or visit: www.legalaid.ab.ca/help/Pages/Youth-Criminal-Law.aspx