Need Help Right Now?

In case of crisis or emergency

  • Visit your local emergency department or call 911
  • If you are on campus call York Security, 416-736-5333, or Ext 33333 from a York Campus Phone

Students on campus who do not require medical attention and are in crisis or in serious distress can also speak to a counsellor on campus at Personal Counselling Services (PCS). PCS is located in Counselling & Disability Services (CDS), N110 Bennett Centre for Student Services, and can also be reached by phone at 416-736-5297

9am to 4:30pm - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday*
9am to 7pm - Tuesday
*Throughout June, July and August, PCS offices are closed noon-1pm each day and close at 3:30pm on Fridays

Need to talk to someone?

The following services are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Multilingual Distress Lines
If you need to talk to someone in a language other than English. Open Monday to Friday, 10 am – 10 pm. Offered through Spectra Community Support Services

  • Mandarin & Cantonese: 416-920-0497
  • Hindi, Urdu & Punjabi: 905-459-7777 ext. 2
  • Spanish: 905-459-7777 ext. 3
  • Portuguese: 905-459-7777 ext. 4