Support Services


There are a whirlwind of issues that youth have to juggle in their everyday lives.  From relationships to self-esteem, school performance to family dynamics, changing bodies and changing emotions, it’s easy to see how overwhelming it all can be.  It is important to know that you’re not alone.  There are a variety of services out there to support youth just like yourself and help you make sense of it all in these confusing times.  If you need help, these resources are a good place to start.

General Help

Kids Help Phone –
Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Durham Health Connection Line
Phone (local): 905-666-6241
Phone (toll free): 1-800-841-2729
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm

Police Services

Crime Stoppers –
Phone: 1-800-222-TIPS

Durham Regional Police –
Phone (local): 905-579-1520
Phone (toll free): 1-888-579-1520

Mental Health & Addiction

Durham Mental Health Community Services –
Phone (local): 905-666-0831
Phone (toll free): 1-855-888-3647

Distress Centre Durham –
Phone (local): 905-430-2522
Phone (toll free): 1-800-452-0688

Canadian Mental Health Association Durham –
Phone: 905-436-8760

The Youth Shelter Ajax
Phone: 905-239-9477

The Denise House Oshawa
Phone: 905728-7311

Distress Centre Durham
24 hour help line
Phone: 905-430-2522 or 1-800-452-0688

Crisis Services
Phone: 905-666-0483 or 1-800-742-1890

TeleHealth Ontario
Phone: 1-866-797-0000

Drug & Alcohol Helpline –
Providing information 24/7, confidential, free help on drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario.
Phone: 1-800-565-8603

Youth Gambling Awareness Program-

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline-
Phone: 1-888-230-3505

Sexual Health & Pregnancy

Sexual Health Clinic Port Perry
Phone (local): 905-985-4891
Phone (toll free): 1-866-845-1868
Location: Township of Scugog Building (rear entrance), 181 Perry Street 2nd Floor, Port Perry, ON
Hours: Mon, Wed & Fri: 10am – 4pm, Tues & Thurs: 10am – 6pm

Rose of Durham – Young Parent Support Services
Phone: 905-432-3622

Herizon House Ajax

Sunrise Pregnancy & Family Support Services Uxbridge
Phone: 905-852-4192

Prideline Durham
Phone: 1-855-877-7433
Open 7 days a week from 6pm-10pm

Sexuality and U –

Y’s Wish
Phone: 905-576-2997

Suicide Prevention and Resources

The Uxbridge Youth Centre is invested in creating a suicide-safer community. We would like to share with you these valuable resources for suicide prevention and support.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis:
– Contact your doctor
– Go to the nearest hospital
– Call a local Crisis Line, or
– Dial 911 in the case of an emergency

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Cameron Helps – Promoting Physical and Mental Health

LivingWorks – Suicide prevention, education and training

Collateral Damage – Those left behind by suicide
Phone: 807-768-5217 or 1-888-835-9041

Compassion and Peace Association Association of Canada (CAPAOC)
Federan not-for-profit organization committed to raising awareness about the importance of mental health and suicide prevention.
Visit, an online community where members can share their creative work, meet new friends and receive support from other members.

Youth Justice Services

John Howard Society of Durham Region-
Programs and services including:
– Individual counselling
– Anger management
– Active parenting
– Community justice program
– Employment program
Ajax/Pickering- 905-427-8165
Whitby- 905-666-8847
Oshawa- 905-579-8482
Clarington- 905-623- 6814

Boys and Girls Club of Durham
Address: 433 Eulalie Ave. Oshawa
Phone: 905-728-5121 ext. 234

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