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Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone


Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 national service offering bilingual (English and French) professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people. We are always open, providing a safe and trusted place for young people in any moment of crisis or need. Available via phone service, texting service, live chat, Always There app, resources around me and Good2Talk


Access to a professional counsellor provide immediate support. Confidential. Anonymous

Telephone: 1-800-668-6868

Hours: 24/7

Text CONNECT to 686868

Live Online Chat Hours: Temporarily Closed