Emergency Resources in Ontario

Emergency Resources in Ontario

For those living with disabilities, injuries, illness, and chronic conditions having access to and knowledge of the various emergency resources and services in your area can make all the difference when it comes to either your or a loved one’s physical and mental health.

Emergency Resources in Ontario

Share Lawyers has compiled a list of resources below for residents of Ontario of emergency resources that may be helpful to you.

Province of Ontario Resources

Ambulance, Police, and Fire ………. 9-1-1

You can also learn more about 9-1-1 services, tips on making calls, and what new features may be added in the future at the CRTC website.

Telehealth Ontario ………. 1-866-797-0000

When you call with a non emergency health concern, a Registered Nurse will ask you to answer questions so they can assess your health problem and give you advice. For more information about Telehealth Ontario such as: how it works, who can call, and what you can ask visit the Telehealth Ontario website.

Ontario Poison Centre ………. 1-800-268-9017

For information about poisons, information for families, and more, visit the Ontario Poison Centre  website.

Ontario Provincial Police ………. 1-888-310-1122

For non-emergency police services, to report a crime, or any other safety concerns, you can call this toll free number to access all divisions in Ontario. To find out more about services, access your direct division, or other information visit the Ontario Provincial Police website.

Spills Action Center ………. 1-800-268-6060

Report spills of pollutants (e.g. oil, chemicals) that may be harmful to your health or that of others to the Spills Action Centre. For more information about reporting spills such as: who must report, when to report, how and what to report, and what happens after you report visit the Spills Action Centre website.

Emergency Management ………. 2-1-1

2-1-1 Ontario serves communities during events such as tornadoes, snow storms, fires and floods. 2-1-1 reinforces important messages emergency officials need to communicate to the public, such as the location of evacuation centres, road closures, safety instructions, social services to assist disaster victims, and more. To find out more about the communities 2-1-1 serves and more information visit the 211 website.

24HOUR  Non-emergency and Information ………. 3-1-1

311 provides residents, businesses and visitors with easy access to non-emergency City services, programs and information for your region 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 311 can offer assistance in more than 180 languages.

Canadian Red Cross ………. 1-866-797-0000

The Canadian Red Cross provides a range of resources including emergency and disaster services. To find out more information, find resources in your area visit the Canadian Red Cross website.


Regional Services

Windsor
Police Headquarters ………. (519) 255-6700
Windsor Police Services General Inquiries ………. (519) 258-6111
After-hours Hydro Service ………. (519) 255-7818
After-hours Water Service ………. (519) 255-7130

Sarnia
Sarnia Police Services ………. (519) 344-8861
Emergency Management ………. (519) 344-8861 ext. 5206
Sarnia Water Services and Power Outages ………. (519) 337-8201

London
London Police Service ………. (519) 661-5670
City of London: Emergency Management ………. (519)-930-2138
City of London – Public Information Line(Activated in Community Emergencies Only) ………. (519) 661-2489 (661-CITY)
London Hydro………. (519) 661-5503
Mental Health Crisis Service (London & Middlesex) ………. (519) 433-2023
St. John Ambulance – London and Southwestern Ontario Branch ………. (519) 432-1352
Union Gas Emergency ………. 1-877-969-0999

Toronto
AIDS and Sexual Health Hotline………. (416) 892-2437
Dental Emergency………. (416) 485-7121
Distress Centres of Toronto Crisis Line ………. (416) 408-4357
Foodlink Hotline ………. (416) 392-6655
Poison Centre……….  (416) 813-5900
Toronto Police ………. (416) 808-2222

Kingston
Kingston Police Services ………. (613) 549-4660
Utilities Disruption ………. (613) 546-1181
24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line  ………. (613) 544-4229 Toll Free: 1-866-616-6005

Ottawa
Ottawa Police Service ………. 613-236-1222, TTY: 613-232-1123 (for hearing impaired)
Mental Health Crisis Line (613) 722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991
Hydro Outages  (613) 738-0188

Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre ………. (807) 684-6000
Thunder Bay Police ……….  (807) 684-1200
Rural Fires (807) ………. 473-5200
Rural Ambulance ………. 1-877-2345

 

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