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PO Box 26062, St. John’s, NL A1E 0A5

 

Tel: (709) 685-0629                                    Email: emily.cardwell@kidshelpphone.ca

Youtube: KidsHelpPhone                         Counselling Line: 1-800-668-6868

Website: www.kidshelpphone.ca/            Twitter: @KidsHelpPhone

Facebook: @KidsHelpPhone                   Instagram: @kidshelpphone

Text: Talk to 686868

Mandate: To improve the well-being of children and youth in Canada by providing them anonymous and confidential professional counseling, referrals, and information through technologically-based communications media; to continue to improve and grow, ensuring delivery of the most effective, timely and valuable counselling, referrals and information to every young person who could benefit from the support.

Target Population: Children and youth ages 5+

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Offers Canada’s only national, bilingual, 24-hour, toll-free confidential and anonymous phone and web counselling, referral and information service for children and youth
  • To reach a Kids Help Phone professional counselor, kids, teens and young adults, from any community in Canada, can call or go online 24 hours a day, 365 day a year
  • From trouble with homework to dealing with loss and grief to thoughts of suicide, kids can talk to Kids Help Phone about anything
  • Kids Help Phone has access to a database of over 37,000 local resources, to connect kids to a service right in their community.
  • Offers a variety of resources and articles targeted towards youth:
  • Emotional Well-Being: Anxiety & Panic, Grief & Loss, Loneliness, Depression & Sadness, Stress, Anger, Self-Esteem, Eating Disorders, Self-Injury & Suicide, Substance Use
  • My Body: Puberty, Sleep, Exercise & Nutrition, Illness
  • Bullying & Abuse: Bullying, Cyberbullying, Family Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Assault & Harassment, Human Trafficking
  • Identity: Indigenous, LGBTQ, Body Image
  • Sex & Relationships, Dating & Relationships, Dating Violence, Sex, Sexting
  • School & Work: High School, Test & Grades, Post-Secondary, Money & Jobs, Housing
  • Friends & Family: Friends, Family, Divorce, Teen Parenting, Living In Care

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