Crisis and Emergency Services in Niagara

If you are facing a life-threatening crisis call 9-1-1


Distress Centre of Niagara: 24 hour crisis response

St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area – 905-688-3711

Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area – 905-734-1212

Fort Erie and Area – 905-382-0689

Grimsby, West Lincoln – 905-563-6674

Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) (1-866-550-5205) for individuals having a mental health crisis – a team of professionals including the police.

Mental Health Services: 24-hour program for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Residents of St. Catharines: 905-378-4647, Ext: 43230 (142 Queenston St., St. Catharines).

Residents of Welland, Port Colborne, Pelham, Fort Erie and Wainfleet: 905-378-4647, Ext: 33407

Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre – CARSA Inc. (905-682-4584): 24-hour crisis line for victims of sexual violence that has occurred in the past or present.

Niagara Victim Crisis Support Service (905-688-4111 Ext.4492): 24-hour crisis line for victims of crime and/or tragedy.

Family and Children’s Services of Niagara (905-937-7731): This is a 24-hour service for child welfare issues.

Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868): This is a 24-hour free, anonymous counselling service for children.

Child and Adolescent Crisis Services (1-800-263-4944):   This is a 24-hour mobile crisis intervention service for families, children, and adolescents (18 years and under).

Gambling Support Services (905-684-1859): A 24-hour confidential counselling service.

Women’s Place: This is a 24-hour telephone and shelter service for women and children who are in crisis or unsafe.

St. Catharines:   905-684-8331

Niagara Falls:   905-356-3933

Welland, Port Colborne, Fort Erie, Pelham, Wainfleet and Dunnville: 905-732-4632