Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 686868 in Canada
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Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis. The service is currently available in the Canada via SMS at 686868.

 
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Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a trained Crisis Responder. 

Every texter is connected with a Crisis Responder, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem-solving. All of our Crisis Responders are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.

How does it work?

 Text HOME to 686868 from Canada, anytime, about any type of crisis.

Text HOME to 686868 from Canada, anytime, about any type of crisis.

 
 A live, trained Crisis Responder receives the text and responds.

A live, trained Crisis Responder receives the text and responds.

 
 The volunteer Crisis Responder will help you move from a hot moment to a cool calm.

The volunteer Crisis Responder will help you move from a hot moment to a cool calm.