Michelle Suzanne Scott

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Community Resources

NOTE:  If you don’t find it here, please visit:


NEW DECEMBER 4, 2023:  Call 988 SUICIDE PREVENTION – free, 24/7 call or text anywhere in Canada to connect with mental health professionals.

Lakeridge Health Oshawa or Rouge Valley Ajax/Centenary Hospitals to speak face-to-face with Crisis Team staff – call 911 if you need assistance

Durham Mental Health Services – MOBILE CRISIS

905-666-0483           1-800-742-1890

Kids Help Phone


Oshawa Durham Rape Crisis Centre (24 hour)


Distress Centre Durham Crisis Help (24 hour)

905-430-2522           1-800-452-0688

Pinewood Centre (Addiction Services)


Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Crisis Line:  1-800-263-2679  (NOTE there is a Prompt Care Clinic team available)



Assaulted Women’s Helpline           1-866-863-0511

Bethesda House                                905-623-6050           }

Denise House                                     905-728-7311           }

Herizon  House                                  1-866-437-4066        }           For women/children

YWCA  Y’s Wish                                 905-576-2997           }

Cornerstone Men’s Shelter              905-433-0254

Men’s Sexual Abuse Survivor           1-866-887-0015        24 hour support line



Provincially funded online program (self guided):

COPE Mental Health   Ajax/Pickering   905-837-0017  Oshawa 905-666-0689  Brock  1-705-432-2900    Clarington  905-623-2261

Scugog   905-985-8461      Uxbridge   905-852-9560

Bereaved Families of Ontario  905-579-4293

Durham Hospice                   905-240-4522  (Grief/bereavement counselling & palliative support)

Catholic Family Services       905-725-3513 (all denominations welcomed)

Durham Family Network      905-436-2500 (family members who have intellectual/physical disability)

Family Services  (run by the Region of Durham)   Ajax  905-683-3451  Oshawa  905-666-6240          Port Perry  905-985-7665

John Howard Society            Bowmanville  905-623-6814           Oshawa   905-579-8482

Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre           905-579-4833 (family members also eligible for services)

Salvation Army Oshawa        905-436-0011

Seniors for Seniors               905-434-5115  (non-medical homecare agency that employs seniors)

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE)       1-416-598-2656  VISIT:

Women’s Multicultural Resource & Counselling Centre of Durham   905-427-7849     1-877-454-4035

Visit the websites for agencies listed above for more information on fees, services, and wait times.


  Substance Abuse/Misuse Resources

In an emergency, call 911 or go to your local Emergency Department or Crisis Team. 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Emergency  (250 College Street, Toronto)

For Addiction Services, call Access CAMH 416-535-8501 (select Option 2)

Women’s Residential Treatment Program – 21 Day – in Whitby (through Lakeridge Health)

Call 905-668-1858 x 229   *Client must have valid health card

  • Offers group and individual counselling approaches.

Bellwood Health Services  (The hospital division in Toronto offers OHIP covered treatment)

Call 1-800-387-6198   *Client must have valid health card

  • Offers a fee-for-service outpatient program for counselling/residential programs.

Canadian Health Recovery Centre (privately run, call for prices.)

Call 1-844-539-2225    * Client must have a valid health card

  • This is a residential treatment centre located near Peterborough.


Call 1-866-232-1212    *Client must have a valid health card

  • This centre has a women’s treatment facility in Toronto (Men’s is located in Brooklin). Their website claims:  “We provide affordably-priced treatment programs. And in the event your patient cannot afford treatment, he or she may be eligible for our 21-day Primary Care program, subsidized by the Renascent Foundation.”

Durham Youth Housing & Support Services (16 to 24 years)  Serves “at risk youth”   Call  905-239-9477



                      For a comprehensive list of available services, go to:


Ontario Drug & Alcohol – Free Health Services Information

Call 1-800-565-8603




Updated:  April 2023

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