Youth Resources

It can be difficult to navigate and access services as a youth, so here are a list of services available to you in the Edmonton area:

Help Lines

General Helplines

Kids Help Phone (Call): 1-800-668-6868

Kids Help Phone (Text): 686868 

Distress Line: 780-482-4357

211 Alberta: 211 / www.ab.211.ca

Youth Space Canada (Text): 778-783-0177 / www.youthspace.ca

Hope for Wellness Helpline for Indigenous Peoples: 1-855-242-3310

Trans Lifeline: 877-330-6366

Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans Youthline: 1-800-268-9688

STI/HIV Information Line: 1-800-772-2437

Mental Health Helplines

Mental Health Helpline: 1-877-303-2642

Talk Suicide Canada (Call): 1-833-456-4566

Talk Suicide Canada (Text): 45645

Brite Line for the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community: 1-844-702-7483

Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse Helplines

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre 24-Hour Helpline: 1-866-956-1099

Alberta's One Line for Sexual Violence: 1-866-403-8000

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437

Alberta Family Violence Information Line: 310-1818

Abuse Helpline: 1-855-443-5722

Protection for Persons in Care Reporting Line: 1-888-357-9339 

Community Resources

Systems Navigation Support

Family and Community Services Strathcona County: 780-464-4044

Family and Community Support Services Fort Saskatchewan: 780-992-6267

Housing Support

Youth Housing First: 780-970-5114

Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS): 780-468-7070

Homeward Trust Edmonton: 780-702-5267

Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation (E4C): 780-424-7543

Indigenous Youth Housing First Program: melissa-meneen@ncsa.ca

Food Resources

Edmonton Food Bank: 780-425-2133

Mustard Seed: 1-833-448-4673

Grounding Strategies

Deep Breathing

Self-Care

Sexual Assault Survivor Tools