Please note that our psychotherapy services are not covered by OHIP. You may use non-profit agencies as they provide free or affordable therapy. Please note that Positive Minds Psychotherapy Services have no affiliation with any of the agencies below. Please click on the link to find out more about them.
2-1-1 is a free, confidential helpline of Ontario’s community, social services, and health related services. You will be in contact with a highly trained worker. The service is offered in 10 languages. You can find services such as health care, abuse, disabilities, crisis, employment, addictions and more.
AbilitiCBT is an internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) program that is accessible on any device anytime. It is free for residents of Ontario and Manitoba for ages 16 years and older experiencing anxiety and depression.
AA is a community of people who come together to solve drinking problems. Attending meetings is free and there are no requirements to participate.
Breaking Free provides a free online therapy tool for Ontarians ages 16 and up on substance use.
BounceBack is a free skills-building program that is designed to help adults and youth with low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress, or worry. The service is delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos. You will have access to tools that will support your mental wellness.
From assessment to brief interventions, inpatient programs, day hospital services, continuing care, outpatient services and family support, CAMH provides a wide range of clinical care services.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a community mental health organization in Canada. CMHA offer a range of programs, services, supports and expertise, and work in mental health priority areas.
Community Family Services of Ontario
CFSO is a non-profit agency that provides accessible Psychotherapy Services, Settlement Services, and Disabilities & Special Needs Services. They also run group events to provide education about various mental health topics and coping skills. They provide services in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.
FSYR provides affordable counselling and community-based cultural support services in York Region. Their walk-in appointments are available for all ages.
Hong Fook Mental Health Association
Hong Fook provides a continuum of mental health services covering the spectrum from “promoting wellness” to “managing illness” in various languages like Cambodian, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Korean, Vietnamese, and English. They are dedicated to improving the lives of Asian communities.
MindBeacon is offering free mental health support for Ontario residents called Therapist’s Guided Program that is based in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
The National Eating Disorder Information Center (NEDIC) provides information, resources, referrals and support to Canadians affected by eating disorders through their toll-free helpline and instant chat. Outreach and education programming focuses on the awareness and prevention of eating disorders, and is available online across Canada and in-person in the Greater Toronto Area.
Ontario Shores provides treatment for a range of mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, or post-traumatic disorder to name a few. A doctor referral is required to access these services. Additionally, Ontario Shoes has many informative videos about a variety of mental health conditions that the public has access to.