24/7 Care

If you or someone else needs emergency health care or you are at risk of harming yourself or others, please call 911.

For an emergency requiring ambulance, fire or police, call 911. Then, call Security Services who will coordinate with emergency responders. Downtown: 514 398 3000/ Mac Campus: 514 398 7777.

Urgent Care & Crisis

NAME Telephone HOURS/Notes
Info-Santé/Social Call 811 from any phone in Quebec to speak to a nurse or social worker 24/7
CPS Montreal (Centre de prevention du suicide Montreal) formerly Suicide Action Montreal 1-866-277-3553 24/7
Suicide Crisis Hotline (988) Call 988 from any phone in Canada 24/7
Talk Suicide (formerly Canada Suicide Prevention Service) Talk Suicide chat services 1-833-456-4566
45645 (text)
Phone: 24/7.  Text: 4:00pm to midnight every day
TRACOM Centre for Crisis Intervention  514-483-3033 24/7
Mental Health Canada If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through 9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline. Find online mental health resources offered across Canada
Tel-Aide Montreal 514-935-1101 Free, confidential and anonymous listening service
National Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419 24/7.  Provides emotional support and crisis intervention services to former students of Residential Schools.
West Island Crisis Centre (West Island/Macdonald Campus area) 514-684-6160 24/7
keep.meSAFE (crisis line and counselling free for all McGill students) North America: 1-844-451-9700
Outside North America: 001-416-380-6578
SOS Conjugal Violence/Violence conjugale Montréal Montréal : 514-873-9010
Toll free : 1-800-363-9010
24/7.  Offers free, bilingual, anonymous and confidential referral services. Able to provide direct access to information, support or shelter.
Hope for Wellness Helpline 1-855-242-3310 24/7.  Trained counsellors available by phone or online chat to offer support to all Indigenous people. Available in English and French as well as Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut upon request.
Écoute Entraide (francophone) 514-278-2130 8:00am to midnight every day
Sexual Assault Provincial Helpline 1-888-933-9007 24/7
Drug and Alcohol Help Line  514-527-2626 24/7
Gamblers Anonymous 514-484-6666 24/7
Montreal Legal Aid 514-864-2111 Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal 514-527-1375 24/7
Info-Social (from a Quebec phone number only) 811 24/7
Trans Lifeline Canada: 877-330-6366
US: 877-565-8860
Le Transit: Centre De Crise 514-282-7753 24/7

Sexual Violence

After Hours

Campus Security  
McGill Nightline Offers confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental listening service, run by McGill students, providing the community with a variety of support. 514-398-6246 The phone line is open 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM everyday throughout the school year. *Nightline is closed during summer months and winter break.
WALKSAFE A volunteer SSMU service that provides free and confidential accompaniment for those who are walking at night. No matter what the reason, WALKSAFE volunteers will get you from A to B, safely, anywhere on the island of Montreal. Sunday – Thursday: 9 pm to 12 am
Friday – Saturday: 9 pm to 3 am
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