You need help, but you are unsure as to where to get it? 
The Youth Services Bureau is here to help.

  • We help you look after your basic needs
  • We work with you to ensure your physical and mental health, as well as your well-being
  • We will listen to you; we will discuss your situation with you;, and together, we will find solutions that will help you
  • With the help of the Youth Services Bureau, you will be able to make the right choices today, and for your future

You are worried about a youth facing a crisis?

24/7 crisis line:
613 260-2360 or 1 877 377-7775

Help is available to meet your needs :

YouthNet
Youth Net

A French and English youth mental health promotion and intervention program. Youth are encouraged to download the Be Safe application to find out about the numerous resources available to them in Ottawa.

Centre psychosocial
Centre psychosocial

In French only

Mental health services for children, youth and families.

Crossroads Ottawa

Fully accredited children’s mental health centre that provides services for children up to age 12 and their families

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Kids help phone

The only bilingual pan-Canadian reference and consultation service
Available for children and teenagers from coast to coast.


Free, confidential and anonymous.

Available 24 hours a day by phone:
1-800-668-6868 or online

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211 Ontario Service

Phone helpline (2-1-1)

211 Ontario can refer you to community, social, health-related and other Ontario government services that may assist you.

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Jobs First

Participants take part in employment related skills sessions, workshops and certifications at Operation Come Home. 

12 weeks spent working in a job placement of their choice

For information call 613 230-4663