Mental Wellness Services

At Wabano, you have access to:

  • Regulated mental health professionals for individual or group therapy sessions.
  • Addictions recovery specialists.
  • Land-based cultural activities with traditional knowledge keepers.
  • Art-as-healing for you or your family.


Get Started on your Wellness Journey

Reach out to us to begin your path to wellness. We’re here to support you.

Professional Development for Mental Health Professionals

If you work in the mental health field, you know the challenges your clients face every day on their wellness journey.

Wabano has hands-on workshops and learning experiences in how to deliver services that work… ones that are:

  • Land-based.
  • Art-focused.
  • Culture-driven.

Crisis Support

We’re available by appointment or walk-in for crisis support, 5 days per week.

If you are experiencing a crisis outside of Wabano hours of operation, there is still help for you. Visit Ontario211 or find a support from the list below.

If this is a medical emergency dial 911.


Children, Youth & Students

  • Native Youth Crisis Line 1-877-209-1266
    24/7 crisis line for Indigenous Youth available for residents of Canada and the United States.
  • Youth Services Bureau (bilingual) 613-260-2360 or 1-877-377-775 (toll free for Eastern Ontario) 24/7 crisis line available for youth, as well as chat options at
  • Kids Help Phone (bilingual) 1-800-668-6868
    Telephone, chat, and text support for children and youth.
  • Good 2 Talk (bilingual) 1-866-925-5454
    Confidential services for post-secondary students in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Sexual Assault Victims


  • Talk4Healing 1-855-554-HEAL
    Culturally grounded, fully confidential line for Indigenous women. Available in 14 languages across Ontario.
  • Assaulted Women’s Helpline 1-866-863-0511
    24-hour crisis support.
  • Unsafe at Home Ottawa is a secure text and online chat service for women who may be living through increased violence and abuse at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Text us: 613-704-5535


  • Trans Lifeline 1-877-330-6366
    Non-profit hotline run by transgender people, for transgender people.
  • LGBTTQQ2SI Youth Line 647-694-4275
    Confidential, non-judgemental & informed LGBTTQQ2SI peer support.  There is a live chat option on the webpage.