City of Kawartha Lakes

Crisis Support

Text or call (647) 694-4275. To chat online, visit their website
Description: Confidential, non-judgemental and informed peer support for students who identify as
LGBTQ+. Telephone, text and chat services available Sunday to Friday, 4pm-9:30pm.

Kids Help Phone
(800) 668-6868
Description: Confidential 24/7 support service offering professional counselling, information and referrals,
as well as volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in English and French.

Priority Reponse

Kawartha Haliburton Victim services
(705) 878-5505 or (800) 574-4401
Access Criteria: All ages, though youth under 16 require parental consent to participate.
Description: Various kinds of support can be accessed that include a breadth of options pursuant to
helping someone heal from an experience of being harmed by a crime or tragic circumstance. The
individual is not required to report the crime to police in order to receive support.

Mental Health

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
(705) 741-0900 (800) 663-2696
Access Criteria: Indigenous women and children (do not need formal status).
Description: Counselling and healing services for women and their families. Short-term and long-term
counselling is available.

Canadian Mental Health Association
(705 )328-2456
Access Criteria: 18+. Self-referral.
Description: A variety of voluntary services, including case management support.