Info & Tools

In this section you can learn about health and wellness topics, use tools to check out what’s going on for you, and quickly connect to resources, services and supports.

Local Resources

Here you can find local resources in the Timmins area that you can use to help you with many issues.

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Cochrane-Timiskaming

Counseling and assistance for individuals 16
and up, and families overcoming the challenges of mental illness.
www.cmhact.ca
705-267-8100

Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Provides support for spiritual, emotional, mental and physical well-being within a culturally diverse community.
www.tnfc.ca
705-268-6262

Online Resources

Here you can find many online resources that you can access remotely such as apps, websites, and online support. 

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.

Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through our website, you can connect with us whenever you want, however you want.

Our service is completely confidential — you don’t even have to tell us your name if you don’t want to.

Be There
Through consultation with over 1,400 young people from across Canada, Jack.org created Be There, the world’s most comprehensive and engaging online resource for young people to learn how to support each other through mental health struggle.

Though created by Jack.org, Be There lives at BeThere.org – a standalone digital environment where people of all ages can find answers to their questions without distraction.

Let’s create a country where we can all better support one another. Whether you have 5 minutes or 5 hours, get started at BeThere.org 

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Provides referrals and individual or group counselling both individually and in groups for children, youth and adults.
www.kunuwanimano.com
705-268-9033 or 800-461-1293

MindyourMind

Website provides information about mental health, including different types of diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and resources for yourself or to support a friend experiencing mental health challenges.
www.mindyourmind.ca

North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s (NEOFACS) Services

Support and protection for children up to 18 years of age.
www.neofacs.org
Timmins: 705-360-7100
Iroquois Falls: 705-232-7000

Bounce Back Ontario

BounceBack is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

Sexual Assault Centre offers individual and group counselling and support to women 16 years of age and older who have or are experiencing any form of sexual violence. All our services are
free and confidential.
www.tawc.ca/project/sexual-assault-centre
705-268-8381
24-Hour Crisis line: 877-268-8380 (sexual assault)

Porcupine Health Unit

Walk-in Sexual Health Clinics are available Monday-Friday, check the Porcupine Health Unit website for times. Teen Prenatal classes are offered every Wednesday for young women aged 14-25 during the school year. 
http://www.porcupinehu.on.ca/en/your-health/sexual-health
705-267-1181 or 800-461-1818

South Cochrane Addiction Services

Supports for individuals and families affected by drug or substance use and gambling.
www.scasinc.ca
Timmins: 705-264-5202
Iroquois Falls: 705-232-4344
Matheson: 705-273-2233

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Crisis Line

Provides info on mental health services.
www.cmhact.ca
705-267-8100 (Available weekdays from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
24-hour crisis line for women: 866-993-2339
Crisis Text Line: Provides young people in any type of crisis with emotional support and information, 24/7.
crisistextline.org
Text “START” to 741-741

LGBT Youth Line

Toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning and two-spirited (LGBTTQQ2S) young people. For ages 26 and under. Confidential and non-judgemental peer support through telephone, text and chat services. Sunday to Friday, 4 PM – 9:30 PM.
www.youthline.ca
800-268-YOUTH (9688)
Text: 647-694-4275

teenmentalhealth.org

Create and disseminate mental health information and address the needs of youth (ages 12 to 25 years), families, educators, health providers, policy makers and others.
www.teenmentalhealth.org
Iroquois Falls: 705-232-6777
Matheson: 705-273-2131
Timmins: 705-360-7100