Please check for the most up to date COVID-19 information.

You can also find information on Monkeypox and the Monkeypox vaccine on the City's website:


Toronto Public Health

Toronto Public Health (TPH) reports to the Board of Health and is responsible for the health and well-being of all 2.9 million residents. TPH has focused on protecting and promoting the health of Toronto residents since 1883 by:

  • preventing the spread of disease, promoting healthy living and advocating for conditions that improve health for Toronto residents
  • using surveillance to monitor the health status of the population in order to respond to on-going and emerging health needs
  • developing and implementing public policy and practices that enhance the health of individuals, communities and the entire city

Learn more about the City of Toronto’s health clinics, vaccinations, health inspections & monitoring online:


Crisis and Mental Health Resources

Below are various community organizations and municipal, provincial and federal government programs that provide mental health and crisis services, supports and/or resources to residents:

Crisis Support Resources:


Mental Health Resources:

  • Across Boundaries: Helps racialized individuals with mental illness and/or addictions, offering services in a range of languages.
  • Hong Fook: Offers a range of supports to the East Asian and Southeast Asian community.
  • Ontario Psychological Association: Provides professional development, resources, networking, and referral services to find a psychologist.
  • Strides Toronto: Offers community, autism, developmental, and mental health support, services, and referrals in Toronto's east end.
  • The Access Point: Centralized application point for individual mental health and addictions support services and supportive housing.
  • Warm Line (Progress Place): Provides confidential and anonymous support for adults.
  • Toronto Seniors Helpline (WoodGreen): Provides information and over-the-phone supportive counselling, de-escalation, and safety planning to seniors in emotional distress or crisis.


Youth/Family Services:

  • Black Youth Helpline: Specifically responds to the needs of Black youth and serves multicultural youth.
  • Caribbean African Canadian Social Services (CAFCAN): Supports Caribbean, African, and Canadian children, youth, and families with culturally sensitive programs and counselling.
  • Family Services Toronto: Helps individuals and families facing challenges through various resources, including counselling.
  • Kids Help Phone: Offers national service to all young people in Canada, available 24/7 through chat, phone, and text.
  • LGBT YouthLine: Provides peer support for 2SLGBTQ+ people aged 29 and under across Ontario.
  • Naseeha: An international hotline that provides tools and support for youth, particularly Muslim youth.
  • Red Door Family Shelter: Non-profit registered charity operating family and Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters in Toronto.
  • Trans Lifeline: Provides peer support for trans and questioning callers.


Indigenous Resources:


Call 911 if you are in an emergency, immediate danger, or medical distress.


South Riverdale Community Health Centre

South Riverdale Community Health Centre is a non-profit, multi-service organizaton that provides primary healthcare, social and community outreach services with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention primarily to people of East Toronto.

Community services include cutting-edge primary health services, health promotion, harm reduction, environmental health, community food centre and population-based community programs for marginalized peoples.

SRCHC is located at 955 Queen St. East (near Queen and Carlaw). Learn more at


Michael Garron Hospital

Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General Hospital), a division of Toronto East Health Network, is a vibrant community teaching hospital serving one of Canada’s most diverse communities. The hospital is located at 825 Coxwell Avenue. Visit to learn more.

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