First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

Do you need support?

It’s now possible to get it online at

The 24/7 First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line has expanded to include mental wellness counselling and crisis intervention through online chat.

Experienced and culturally competent Help Line counsellors can help if you:

  •        want to talk
  •        are distressed
  •        are triggered by painful memories

If asked, counsellors can also work with you to find other wellness supports that are available near you.

Many people, and particularly youth, are more at ease using the internet and handheld devices to access services and seek support. Online chat services are currently available in English and French and the possibility to offer them in Indigenous languages is currently being explored.

The telephone counselling is available in English, French and upon request in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.

The Hope for Wellness Help Line can be accessed by phone at 1 855 242-3310 or through the new online chat at

You can download First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line awareness resources here.