EMERGENCY NUMBERS
Distress Centre (Toronto), 24/7
(416) 408-4357

Assaulted Women's Hotline
(416) 863-0511 OR (toll free) 1-866-863-0511

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre
(416) 597-8808

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868

LEGAL
Criminal - Duty Counsel Hotline
1-800-265-0451
No Fee - this is a 24-hour hotline individuals can use to access duty counsel when they are IN CUSTODY/DETAINED by the police.

Lawyer Referral Service
1-800-268-8326 OR 416-947-3330

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
(416) 408-4420
www.cleo.on.ca

National Parole Board – Clemency and Pardons Division 
1-800-874-2652
http://www.npb-cnlc.gc.ca

MENTAL HEALTH
Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Mental Health Services (COTA)
1-888-785-2779
Court support services for individuals with mental health problems who are in conflict with the law on a minor offence. Assists individuals suitable for diversion to the mental health system, including links to appropriate community resources and services.

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office
(416) 327-7000 OR (toll free) 1-800-578-2343
Advocacy and rights advice for patients admitted to provincial psychiatric facilities

POLICE COMPLAINTS
Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services
(416) 326-1189 OR (toll free) 1-888-515-5005
25 Grosvenor Ave., 1st floor, Toronto ON M7A 1Y6
Independent quasi-judicial tribunal that conducts hearings of public complaints about police officers
Agency of the Minister of the Solicitor General

Toronto Police Complaints Administration
(416) 808-2800

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE (OW/ODSP)
To find your nearest office, try clicking on the SOCIAL ASSISTANCE OFFICE FINDER located on this link:
http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca

FAMILY RESPONSIBILITY OFFICE (RE: CHILD SUPPORT)
(416) 326-1817 OR (toll free) 1-800-267-4330 OR
24-Hour Automated Info Line - (416) 326-1818