Community Resources

211 - United Way

211’s telephone line and online directory help Canadians deal with life’s challenges. The service connects users with vital community and social resources, close to home and specific to their needs. From basic needs like housing and food, to support for seniors and children, to responding to crisis situations, 211 is there.


CHANNAL Peer Support Centre

(709) 753-7710

Community agency led by people who live with mental illness/mental health issues. CHANNAL offers one on one peer support, group peer support and public education and training. Open Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Address: 70 The Boulevard, St. John’s.

Doorways Walk-in Clinic

(709) 752-4903

Doorways provides rapid access to mental health and addictions counselling services ‘one session at a time’. While most locations offer a walk-in service, some locations provide same-day, next day, or appointments by phone. Walk-in counselling services are available without an appointment or referral. If further counselling is required, staff will work with you to provide access to additional services and supports.

Doorways is not an emergency service. In an emergency, call 911 or the Mental Health Crisis Line at 1-888-737-4668, or proceed to the nearest emergency department.

Mobile Crisis Response Team - Eastern Health


The Mobile Crisis Response Team travels as a team to assist/intervene with a mental health-related crisis, in a person’s home or community. The team has significant experience in mental health. In addition, the Mobile Crisis Response Team is able to accompany other health-care providers in clients/patient community visits. Accessible from 9:00 am until 11:00 pm.

Choices for Youth

(709) 754-0446

Choices for Youth is an organization based in St. John’s that serves the needs of youth. They provide Housing/Housing/Shelter as well as various support programs for young people ages 16-29. Address: 261 Duckworth Street, St. John’s (with additional housing locations: Shelter: 12-16 Carter’s Hill Place/The Lilly (referral required): Bond Street)

Community Care Supportive Housing - Eastern Health

(709) 834- 0801

Provides 24-hour supportive lodging to individuals who are 19+ with chronic and persistent mental illness. Services include residential and psychiatric care, case management, and therapeutic recreation. Address: 56 Mineral’s Road, Conception Bay South.

Mental Health/Addictions Counselling/Case Management - St. John’s

Provides assessment and therapeutic counselling to individuals of all ages in the areas of mental health and addiction.

  • 3 West, St. Clare’s | (709) 777-5390
  • LeMarchant House | (709) 777-5622
  • Terrace Clinic | (709) 777-3453
  • Shea Heights (57B Linegar Avenue) | (709) 752-4313
Naomi Centre

(709) 579-8641

Naomi Centre is an emergency shelter that offers safe and supportive temporary housing for women aged 16-30 within a harm reduction model. Our staff provide supportive counselling services and support is also provided to former residents of Naomi Centre. We accept self-referrals or referrals from others including health care providers, family counselling agencies, government departments, or family and friends of individuals needing emergency housing (referral required). Address: 4 Patrick Street, St. John’s.

Psychiatric Assessment Unit - Waterford Hospital

(709) 777-3021/3022

Provides psychiatric assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and inpatient psychiatric care and psychiatrists on call in other regions. Address: 306 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John’s.

Health Sciences Psychiatric Nurse

Located in the Emergency Department at the Health Sciences Centre (General Hospital). Emergency Department open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Address: 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s.

Stella’s Circle

(709) 738-8390

Provides services to adults who face barriers from fully participating in the community, such as mental health challenges, lack of education, long periods of unemployment and poverty. Offers residential, community and correctional-based counselling, supportive housing, and employment preparation and skills development. Address: 142 Military Road, St. John’s

The Gathering Place

(709) 753-3234

Service centre committed to building community, promoting equality and providing nourishment for those seeking respite from isolation and loneliness. Address: 172 Military Road, St. John’s.

THRIVE Community Youth Network


Community agency providing educational programming, outreach services, and youth development opportunities to youth primarily 12 – 24 years. Open Monday – Friday 9:00-4:30 pm. Address: 807 Water Street, St. John’s

St. John’s Women’s Centre

(709) 753-0220

The St. John’s Status of Women Council in collaboration with MUN School of Social Work is launching Right Here, Right Now. This program provides single session therapy to women and non-binary people (18 and over) in the St. John’s area. Drop-In available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Address: 170 Cashin Avenue Extension, St. John’s.

Women's Centre