First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline

Site: Telephone and On-line Chat Services

Service: Mental Health Helpline and On-line Chat Counselling Services

Record #: IMP0326
Last Full Update: 16 Jul 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 1-855-242-3310, Toll Free 24 hours

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)
  • Operates a mental health telephone helpline for Indigenous people
  • Provides on-line chat counselling
  • Provides immediate, culturally relevant mental health counselling and crisis intervention
  • Refers callers to additional supports if needed
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Canada ; Ontario
Eligibility Indigenous people with mental health concerns
  • No application process
  • Call for assistance
Languages Cree - telephone only; English - telephone and chat; French - telephone and chat; Inuktitut - telephone only; Ojibway - telephone only
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Ontario, ON
Mailing Address c/o Health Canada 
Address Locator 0900C2 
Ottawa, ON 
Canada K1A 0K9
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis ; Indigenous Peoples ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines Including Chat & Text ; Distress Phone Lines Including Chat & Text ; Individual & Family Supports
Service Categories Mental Health Crisis Lines ~ Indigenous Communities ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Indigenous Communities

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