Residential School Survivors Support

Indian Residential School Survivors Society.
The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience.
call 1-866-925-4419

Indigenous Peoples Support

NIHB list of counsellors 
Available for status First Nations

Indigenous Counsellors in Saskatchewan

Hope for Wellness Helpline
Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada (24 hrs, 7 days/wk)
call 1-855-242-3310

On-Campus Student Support

Student Affairs and Outreach
Provides virtual same day counselling sessions, mental health intake appointments, and outreach services for students needing help navigating difficult situations.

If you are in crisis or distress, or if you just need to talk with someone:
call 306-966-5757
or email

Student Wellness Centre
A primary health team of physicians, nurses and counsellors, including an Indigenous counsellor. Students who are current patients or clients of the Student Wellness Centre can access service in-person or remotely during business hours.

Some same day appointments are available.

call 306-966-5768
or email

Faculty and Staff Support

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

The University of Saskatchewan cares about its employees and their family members and provides an Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) as a resource to help you deal with personal and work-life concerns.

USask has partnered with Canadian-based Lifeworks, the world’s largest EFAP provider, to offer wide range of supports to you and your family if you find yourself struggling with your thoughts, feelings, and emotions or are in crisis. Lifeworks has a number of Indigenous counsellors in their network to assist you.

You will have the support you need to improve your health and well-being – whether you have questions about mental health, relationships, family problems, stress, financial matters, or physical health issues. This program provides you with free and confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the following life challenges:

  • confidential counselling
  • family support services
  • crisis support
  • legal support services
  • nutritional services
  • financial support services
  • health coaching

Children Support

Kids Help Phone
You can reach a professional counsellor at Kids Help Phone in English or French 24/7
call 1-800-668-6868

After-hours Support

Saskatoon Mobile Crisis Service
Open to all individuals who may call help for themselves or for their loved ones.
Call the 24-hour crisis line at:

Hope for Wellness 
Offers 24/7 immediate help to all Indigenous people across Canada.
call 1-855-242-3310
or chat online at

Wellness Together
Provides mental health and substance use support. Get the right support at

Crisis Services Canada 
Offers 24//7 support if you are thinking about suicide or are worried about a friend or loved one.
call 1-833-456-4566

Prince Albert Mobile Crisis services
Are available to all individuals in Prince Albert and area. The crisis line is available from 4:00pm-8:00, Monday-Friday, and 24 hours/day on the weekends.
call 306-764-1011