South Asian Canadians Health and Social Services

Site: Main Street Office

Service: SACHSS Mental Health Services

Record #: PEL2074
Last Full Update: 15 Feb 2024

Contact Information

Crisis Phone 988, SACHSS Suicide Prevention Helpline ; 437-254-2794, SACHSS Distress Helpline ; 647-523-6380, SACHSS Distress Helpline ; 416-863-0511, SACHSS Distress Helpline ; 289-277-4770, SACHSS Distress Helpline
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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Health education and promotion, mental health treatment and counselling, violence prevention, outreach and awareness

  • diabetes, hypertension, heart disease prevention programs
  • court mandated treatment including individual and group counselling for impaired driving, violence, anger management
  • HIV/AIDS support and counselling, and sexual health promotion
  • LGBTQ health and welfare programs
  • education, recreation and support programs for seniors
  • education and life skills programs for women and youth
  • counselling, support and housing help for individuals who are homeless

SACHSS Suicide Prevention Helpline, 988
Partner in 24/7 national suicide prevention and mental health support helpline; call or text Mon-Sun 24 hours

SACHSS Distress Helpline, 437-254-2794, 647-523-6380, 416-863-0511
Telephone support for emotional or mental health issues, including depression

Mental Health and Addiction Programs
Family program includes individual, group and family counselling, stress management, addiction management

  • support for families affected by a loved one's substance use and mental health issues
  • prevention supports

Partner Assault Response (PAR)
12 week group education and counselling program on domestic violence and non-abusive ways of resolving conflict; supports for victims/partners of offenders, including safety planning, referrals to community resources, and information on offender's progress


Telephone or text assistance for emergency or crisis services Mon-Sun 24 hours; Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm by appointment

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Eligibility Open to all 
Residency Requirements: Most services Greater Toronto Area; 988 national service

Call for appointment;, self referrals accepted as well as referrals from physicians, hospitals, legal system, lawyers, agencies and organizations, and family and friends

Languages Arabic, English, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu
Fees Sliding scale

Site Information

Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
247 Main St N
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 1N3
Mailing Address 247 Main St N 
Brampton, ON 
Canada L6X 1N3
Physical Access Contact for details

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Community Programs ; Emergency / Crisis ; Housing / Shelter ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers ; Older Adults ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Addiction Counselling ; Addiction Support Groups ; Addiction Treatment ; All Sports ; Community and Recreation Centres ; Distress Lines Including Chat & Text ; Distress Phone Lines Including Chat & Text ; Help to Find Housing ; Justice / Mental Health Programs ; Multicultural Organizations ; Older Adult Recreation Resources ; Other Sports ; Recreation for Older Adults ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Aging/Older Adult Support Groups ; AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Alcohol Use Disorder Education/Prevention ; Anger Management ; Disease Prevention Programs ; Domestic Violence Intervention Programs ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ; DUI Remedial Programs ; Ethnocultural Multipurpose Centres ~ South Asian Community ; Family Counselling ~ South Asian Community ; General Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups ; General Counselling Services ~ Homeless People ; General Counselling Services ~ South Asian Community ; General Crisis Intervention Hotlines ~ South Asian Community ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Older Adults ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ South Asian Community ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Homeless People ; Life Skills Education ~ Women ; Life Skills Education ~ Youth ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ; Stress Management ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling ~ Families

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