In case of an emergency (ambulance, police, fire), dial 911.
Places that provide help right now
The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta informs young people and children about their rights and helps if they feel their rights have been violated or their best interests have not been considered. This site also provides contact information for the advocate's office for guidance and other crisis lines.
General inquires: (780) 422-6056
Specialized Advocacy for Young People: (800) 661-3446
Legal Representation for Children and Youth: (800) 890-2020Where: Alberta
The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is a voice for children and youth who are receiving services from areas of children's services like child welfare, youth justice, children's mental health, developmental services and children’s treatment services.
Phone: (416) 325-5669
TTY: (416) 325-2648
Thunder Bay Office
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWhere: Ontario
The Representative for Children and Youth of British Columbia supports children from birth to young adulthood. They provide help to those receiving services from the provincial child and youth welfare system.
Email: email@example.comWhere: British Columbia
Kids Help Phone is a free place to call or webchat 24/7 for those under 20 years old who need someone to talk to. They are anonymous and confidential. Visit their website or call them:
Toll free: 1-800-668-6868
The Advocate for Children and Youth for Saskatchewan helps children and youth, and others, if they have a concern about a child or group of children receiving services from a provincial ministry or agency. They also provide public education and resources.Language(s): English, FrenchEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Advocate for Children and Youth can represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children and youth who are entitled to receive services and access programs provided by the provincial government.
Phone: (709) 753-3888
Toll Free: 1-877-753-3888
TTY: (709) 753-4366
To report suspected child maltreatment, call 1-800-387-KIDS (1-800-387-5437)Where: Alberta
Website: www.bcchildrens.caWhat: direct serviceWhere: British Columbia
To report suspected child maltreatment, call the Centre jeunesse (child protection agency) for your area (see website). For services in English on the island of Montreal, call Batshaw Youth and Family Centres at (514) 935-6196. For services in French in Montreal, call Centre jeunesse de Montrèal at (514) 896-3100. In Quebec City, call (418) 661-6951.What: direct serviceWhere: Quebec