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


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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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Struggling with the challenges of being a parent? Hotline support is available in Ontario, Canada

How you parent makes a big difference not just to your children today, but to how they will be in the future too. This can be a major pressure for any parent. If this is you, help is available. Volunteers and counselors at 23 parenting hotlines in Ontario, Canada are there to listen and help you if you are struggling with:

  • Not agreeing with your partner about parenting approaches
  • Having a hard time saying “no” to your child
  • You feel like you are neither a good enough parent nor a good enough worker
  • Feeling overwhelmed when your kid has tantrums or misbehaves
  • You feel you might be approaching burnout because you have too much on your plate
  • Wanting to protect your child from any harm but not being able to
  • Your work is starting to decline because you are exhausted by your parenting duties
  • Feeling worried about the quality of nutrition your child receives

Parenting can bring out the best in us and the worst in us. It’s normal to feel confused about it. However, every parent in the world sometimes feels unhappy about themselves in that role.

Parenting can make you feel insecure. You may feel unconfident in your skills or actions. This is where the right kind of support from people in Ontario, Canada – people who are willing to listen and support you – can make a big difference.

If you feel like you might need support with parenting, try reaching out to a hotline in Ontario, Canada. It's free and confidential.


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