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LGBT Youthline offers free, compassionate and confidential support over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are here...


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Good2Talk (Ontario) is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and text message...


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Kamatsiaqut Nunavut Helpline is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone and text...


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The Support Line is available to individuals from London,= and Middlesex who are 16+. All calls are confidential and volunteers...


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Ottawa Distress Line offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We help everyone in Ontario, Canada...


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Champlain District Crisis Line is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We help...


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The Halton Hills/Milton number for Distress Centre Halton, a non-profit charitable organization that provides telephone and...


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St. Catharines number for Distress Centre of Niagara. We provide a free, confidential telephone support service, utilizing...


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Grimsby number for Distress Centre of Niagara. We provide a free, confidential telephone support service, utilizing highly...


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The Oakville number for Distress Centre Halton, a non-profit charitable organization that provides telephone and online support...


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Outaouais Distress Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We are here to help everyone...


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Grey and Bruce Crisis Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone. We are here to help everyone, adults in...


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Fort Erie number for Distress Centre of Niagara. We provide a free, confidential telephone support service, utilizing highly...


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24/7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin provides 24/7, free and confidential support over . We are here to help everyone in Ontario,...


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Are you feeling... Depressed? Lonely? Isolated? The Progress Place Warm Line is a service that is available for individuals who...


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Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK) is dedicated to providing free and confidential support over phone. We are here for everyone...


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The helpline, known as Prideline Durham is aimed at providing emotional support, crisis intervention, and community referral...


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Are family matters negatively impacting on your life? Reach out to a hotline for free support in Ontario, Canada

Some families are more complicated than others. Separation, divorce, abuse, grief, financial strife and neglect are just a few of the family matters that could be causing you concern. You are never alone. If you are experiencing any of the following in your home or family life, there are 23 in Ontario, Canada where you can get the understanding and support that you need:

  • Family members who don’t support you due to issues of trust, miscommunication or abuse.
  • Struggles with generational, cultural or religious differences within the family.
  • Co-dependency, in which a family member relies on you for emotional, mental or physical support.
  • Perfectionism, pressure or abuse from your parent, guardian, sibling or spouse.
  • Personality clashes, arguments and fights in your family.
  • Family members who depend on you for things they cannot do for themselves.
  • Problems caused by a lack of money for resources such as food, clothing and accommodation.
  • Problems such as consistent rivalry, mistrust or personality clashes between any of your family members.

When your home life is chaotic, it can cause you a lot of stress. Living in an environment where there is constant conflict can be a heavy burden to bear. Trying to keep the peace when things are falling apart around you can be exhausting.

Family problems can be difficult to manage alone. You may feel like you have nobody to turn to for emotional support and guidance. Fortunately, helpline volunteers in Ontario, Canada are available to talk. No matter what you're going through, you can get private, free support from a volunteer who cares.


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