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Every day, hundreds of kids reach out to Kids Help Phone during their most challenging and critical moments. This is a tremendous act of courage. Read more

Kids Need Kids Help Phone

Now more than ever, kids need Kids Help Phone. Our professional counsellors are continually in touch with young people from across the country. This contact keeps us keenly aware of the emerging needs of young people Read more

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“I could hear in his voice how alone he felt.” A counsellor’s story, by Dave


I'll never forget the call I took from a young man a few years ago. At first it seemed he wasn't even at all sure what he wanted to talk about. I soon realized, though, he was making small talk with Read more

“I knew she was going to be safe.” A counsellor’s story, by Shannon

Working in a 24/7 environment means that we all work different shifts, so we cannot guarantee that kids will get the same counsellor if they call again. Because, we help these Read more

“This young man’s life was saved that night.” A counsellor’s story, by Dave

A number of years ago I took a call from a young man, about 17 years old, who told me quite matter-of-factly that he was going to kill himself that Read more

Connecting with kids in Canada’s most isolated communities, by Counsellor Lindsay

“There’s about 100 people in my town.” “I live about 4 hours from anything” “You have to take an airplane to the nearest hospital” “It feels like I’m a million miles from anyone Read more

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“I don’t know what’s going to happen in my life, but I wanted to call and thank you for listening. You were the only ones who did.”
– 14-year-old caller