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Patient and Client Resources

Below is a list of programs and resources available to the public. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1.800.890.6570.

For questions about occupational therapy practice, our Practice Resource Service can be reached at:

Email[email protected]
Phone: 1-800-890-6570 x240.

Abuse and Mental Health

Assaulted Women's Helpline: - 1-866-863-0511
Kids Help Phone: - 1-800-668-6868
ReportON - Report abuse or neglect of adults with developmental disabilities:
Seniors Safety Line: - 1-866-299-1011
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres:
ShelterSafe – Connects women to the nearest shelter:
Talk4Healing - Confidential helpline for Indigenous women: - 1-855-554-4325

Legal Resources

Canadian Health Care Anti-Fraud Association:
Community Legal Education Ontario:
Criminal Injuries Compensation Board:
Law Society Referral Service:
Legal Aid Ontario:
Office of the Independent Police Review Director:
Social Justice Tribunals Ontario:
Victim Services Directory:

Patient Resources

Canadian Patient Safety Institute:
Choosing Wisely:
Patients Canada: 
Patient Ombudsman:

Ontario Ministries, Agencies and Services

211 Ontario:
Assistive Devices Program:
Connected Care:
Health Professions Appeal and Review Board:
Home and Community Care Support Services:
Improving Health Care in Ontario:
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario:
Office of the Fairness Commissioner:
Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services:
Ontario Ministry of Education:
Ontario Ministry of Health:
Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care:
Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities:
Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility:
Ontario Ombudsman:
Ontario Review Board:
Public Health Ontario:
Telehealth Ontario: - 1-866-797-0000

Federal Ministries and Services

Health Canada:
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:
Service Canada:


Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council:
Ontario Health Regulators:
Ontario Regulators for Access Consortium:

Occupational Therapy Practice and Professional Development

Bridge to Registration and Employment in Mental Health:
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists:
Health Force Ontario:
Health Quality Ontario:
Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists:

Mental Health Resources for Health Care Workers

CAMH: Mental Health Resources for Health Care Workers
Canadian Health Workforce Network: Health Worker Burnout Toolkit
Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario: Your Health Space
Ontario Shores: Health Care Worker Assist Program
The Royal Mental Health Centre: Frontline Wellness
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care: Frontline Wellness Program