You need help, but you are unsure as to where to get it?  The Youth Services Bureau is here to help:

  • We help you look after your basic needs
  • We work with you to ensure your physical and mental health, as well as your well-being
  • We will listen to you; we will discuss your situation with you;, and together, we will find solutions that will help you
  • With the help of the Youth Services Bureau, you will be able to make the right choices today, and for your future
  • You are worried about a youth facing a crisis?
  • Visit the website: Youth Services Bureau

Help is available to meet your needs:

YNRA (Youth Net/Réseau Ado):  A French and English youth mental health promotion and intervention program.  Youth are encouraged to download the Be Safe application to find out about the numerous resources available to them in Ottawa.

Centre psychosocial: Mental health services  for children, youth and families (in French only)

Crossroads Ottawa:  Fully accredited  children’s mental health centre that provides services for children up to age 12 and their families

Kids Help Phone:
The only bilingual pan-Canadian reference and consultation service
Available for children and teenagers from coast to coast
Free, confidential and anonymous
Available 24 hours a day by phone 1-800-668-6868 and on the Internet

211 Ontario Service:
Phone helpline (2-1-1)
211 Ontario can refer you to community, social, health-related and other Ontario government services that may assist you

JobsFirst program administered by Operation Come Home:

Federally funded employment training program
Hands-on training and job search support
Participants take part in employment related skills sessions, workshops and certitications at Operation Come Home
12 weeks spent working in a job placement of their choice
For information call 613 230-4663