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.
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 the211 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.
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 Regional Health Sciences Centre ………. (807) 684-6000
Thunder Bay Police ………. (807) 684-1200
Rural Fires (807) ………. 473-5200
Rural Ambulance ………. 1-877-2345
At Share Lawyers we know having the essential resources in an emergency can mean all the difference when it comes to your health and well being.
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