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Emergencies: Ontario

Medical Emergencies

If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, please call 911 immediately, or visit your nearest emergency clinic. Don’t delay.

There are a wide range of healthcare issues and needs, and below you’ll find a list of contact information for healthcare organizations in Ontario. If you need more complex healthcare service or are unsure about what kind of health-related help you need, please consult your family doctor or visit a local MCI clinic.

Some MCI family doctors are accepting new patients, and all MCI walk-in doctors are available to meet your healthcare needs. Find an MCI clinic near you right now.

Below you’ll find contact information for specific emergencies and crisis management support for Ontario.


Emergency Dental Services in Ontario

Altima Dental Emergency helpline at 1.855.335.1555.

If you are experiencing a dental emergency in Ontario, the Altima Dental Emergency helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1.855.335.1555. You can call it anytime to speak to a live person (not a recording), who can then connect you with an Altima Dental Centre near you for an emergency appointment. In most cases you should be able to see a dentist the same day or within 24 hours of your call.

Visit the Altima website at for more information.

Ontario Hospitals

Region Hospital
Brampton Brampton Civic Hospital: 905.494.2120
William Osler Health System: 905.494.2120
Sunnybrook Osler Centre Prehospital Care: 905.796.4061
Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre: 403.955.6200
Etobicoke Trillium Health Centre:
Etobicoke General Hospital: 416.494.2120 ext. 7
Mississauga Credit Valley Hospital: 905.813.2200
Oakville Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital: 905.845.2571
Scarborough Rouge Valley Centenary: 416.284.8131
Scarborough Hospital, Birchmount Campus: 416.495.2400
Scarborough Grace Hospital; emergency room:
416.495.2550, after-hours clinic: 416.492.6666
Toronto East General Hospital: 416.461.8272
Providence Healthcare: 416-285-3666
Thornhill York Central Hospital/Mackenzie Health: 905.883.1212
Shouldice Hospital: 905.889.1125
Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital (patient line): 416.586.8300
Toronto General Hospital: 416.340.4800
The Hospital for Sick Children: 416.813.1500
St. Joseph’s Health Centre: 416.530.6000
St. Michael’s Hospital: 416.360.4000
Bridgepoint Health: 416.461.8252
North York General Hospital: 416.756.6000
Women’s College Hospital: 416.323.6400
Whitby Durham Region EMS: 1.877.999.4336
North Whitby Medical Centre: 905.430.2400
Woodbridge Humber River Hospital: 416.744.2500

Ontario Drug & Alcohol Abuse Support

If you or a loved one are experiencing an alcohol or drug-related crisis, please call 911 immediately. If you or someone you care about are struggling with alcohol or substance abuse, please contact:

Ontario Drug and Alcohol Hotline at 1.800.565.8603

Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and all calls are free, confidential and anonymous. To learn more about addiction, and whether you or a loved one might be at risk visit the Ontario Drug and Alcohol Helpline website.

Ontario Poison Emergencies

911 or The Ontario Poison Centre at 1.800.268.9017 / 416.813.5900

The Ontario Poison Centre in Toronto is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1.800.268.9017 or 416.813.5900. If you think you have been poisoned it is crucial to note that, unless you are certain of the poison and know the correct treatment, do not induce vomiting — instead, call 911 right away. Visit The Ontario Poison Centre website for more information.

Ontario Sexual Assault Support

If you or someone you care about has experienced sexual assault, please call 911 immediately.
For confidential and anonymous support and guidance, you can also use the following resources:

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres at 416.323.6400

The Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres is made up of 35 hospital-based centres that provide 24/7 emergency care to women, children and men who have been sexually assaulted or who are victims or survivors of domestic violence. Call 416.323.6400, or locate a treatment centre near you.

Kids Help Phone at 1.800.866.8686

If you are under 20 years old, you can contact the Kids Help Phone at 1.800.866.8686 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for confidential, anonymous support, or visit their website for additional information and resources.

Ontario Suicide & Mental Health Crisis Support

If you or someone you care about seems to be experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 911 immediately. For confidential and anonymous support and guidance, you can also use the following resources:

911 or Ontario Distress Centres (Toronto) at 416.486.2242

Ontario Distress Centres provide empathetic support for lonely, depressed, and/or suicidal people, usually 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Find an Ontario Distress Centre near you.

Ontario Mental Health Helpline at 1.866.531.2600

A telephone service providing mental health support and resources, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Telehealth Ontario at 1.866.797.0000

Telehealth is a provincially funded support network of nurses that can answer health questions 24/7. All calls are free and anonymous.

Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention at 1.866.797.0000, or their website at

Telehealth Ontario

Telehealth Ontario at 1.866.797.0000

If you wish to speak to a registered nurse or health care professional about a health concern, call Telehealth Ontario at 1.866.797.0000. You do not need to provide your health insurance number and all information is confidential. Visit Telehealth Ontario for more information.

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