First Responders Assist
Mental Health

First Responders Assist can be accessed by calling toll-free 1-888-429-8167 and this line is staffed by mental health professionals 24/7. 

This service will offer short-term counselling and supportive services, including follow up if needed, for first responders and their families impacted by the tragedies of April 18 and 19.

More about this service

Location, hours and contact information

For support call toll-free 1-888-429-8167

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

How do I access this service?

To access this service, call toll-free 1-888-429-8167

When calling, first responders and their family members should indicate they have been impacted by the tragedy. 

The mental health care provider will provide immediate assistance and connect the first responder or their family member with counselling and supportive services, including follow up treatment if needed.