Banff, AB

If you're in crisis, please contact the Canada Suicide Prevention Line or the Distress Centre.

Canada Suicide Prevention Service
Provides resources and support in your area
Call (24/7): 1-833-456-4566
Text (4 pm to 12 am ET): 45645

Distress Centre Calgary
Free 24-Hour Support offered in 200+ Languages
Crisis Line: 403-266-4357
Hearing Impaired: 403-543-1967

Kids Help Phone (Canada)
https://kidshelpphone.ca/topic/identity/lgbtq2s
Call: 1-800-668-6868
Text: 686868 to connect 24 hours 7 days a week

Hope for Wellness Help Line
Offers Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktut
Call 24/7: 1-855-242-3310

National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Provides resources, referrals and support
Chat online:
9am to 9pm Mon to Thurs &
9am to 5pm
Fri (EST)
Toll free: 1-866-633-4220 11am to 7pm Mon to Thurs & 11am to 5pm Fri (EST)

Ontario Provincial Mental Health Supports
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Find Crisis supports - need help
Call ConnexOntario: 1-866-531-2600

British Columbia Mental Health Supports
Crisis Centre - get help
Language interpreters available
Anywhere in BC 1-800-SUICIDE: 1-800-784-2433

Abuse Helpline Alberta
Toll Free within Alberta: 1-855-443-5722
Hours of operation: 7:30am to 8pm, Monday to Friday
Call
to access resources, supports, services and referrals

YW Calgary
Emergency or transitional housing and community programs
Crisis Line:
403-266-0707
Main Line: 403-263-1550

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA)
Provides crisis support for sexual abuse and sexual assault
Call: 403-237-5888
Toll Free: 1-866-403-8000

People Who are Differently-abled (Alberta)
Assistance on housing, finances, education, and daily living supports
Other help: https://informalberta.ca/public/common/viewSublist.do?cartId=1011401

Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary
Welcomes you to Treaty 7 Territory and the traditional land of Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Ĩyãħé Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina and the Metis Nation in Region 3
For cultural support and advocacy call: 403-270-7379

Calgary Outlink
Contact them for support, including outreach, education and referrals for the LGBTQ2IA+ community
Call: 403-234-8973

Calgary Connecteen
Call (24/7): 403-264-8336
Text (daily): 587-333-2724 Peer support by text from 5pm-10pm Mon to Fri and 12pm-10pm on weekends

Elder Abuse Response Team (Calgary)
To report your concerns about elder abuse
Call: 403-705-3250

Addiction Helpline Alberta Health Services
Provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services.
Toll Free within Alberta:
1-866-332-2322

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (United States)
Also, provides more specific resources; e.g. youth, veterans or LGBTQ+
Call (24/7): 1-800-273-8255
Text (daily): 587-333-2724