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Crisis Resources

Important: If you are in immediate crisis, please contact one of the following resources.

For Students Only (During Business Hours)


Notre Dame Campus
Room D102
Phone: 204-632-3966

Exchange District Campus
Room P210 (Roblin Centre)
Phone: 204-949-8375 

  • Professional counsellors will assist current or prospective students in crisis.
  • “Go to” resource for a student at risk during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm).

For Staff Only

Homewood Health

Phone: 1-800-663-1142
TTY: 1-888-384-1152
Web: Online Form

  • Employee and family assistance plan, for RRC Polytech employees and their families.
  • Homewood Health can provide immediate crisis counselling over the phone.
  • Counsellors can also provide advice and consultation to an employee who is concerned about someone else who may be in crisis.
  • This service is confidential; your employer will not know that you contacted Homewood.

For Anyone, Anytime

Crisis Response Centre (CRC) – 817 Bannatyne Ave.

  • 24/7 mental health walk-in service.
  • Will see people at risk of suicide or experiencing any form of mental health crisis.
  • Staffed with crisis clinicians, psychiatric nurses, and access to psychiatrist/psychologist.
  • Much more calm and comfortable than emergency room.

Mobile Crisis Service

Phone: 204-940-1781
TTY: 204-779-8902

  • Mental health professionals who will speak to you or any adult in crisis over the phone, or visit you in person.
  • The person in crisis must voluntarily accept service.
  • Service will not visit if person in crisis is intoxicated or has a weapon.

Manitoba Suicide Prevention and Support Line

Phone: 1-877-435-7170
Text: 45645

9-1-1 Emergency

  • Call if you or someone else is immediately at risk of suicide.
  • Call if someone in crisis is threatening, violent or in possession of a weapon.

Klinic Crisis Line

Phone: 204-786-8686
Toll-free: 1-888-322-3019
TTY: 204-784-4097

  • Call to speak to a counsellor.
  • Get help solving a problem.
  • Learn about programs or resources that can help you.

What is a Crisis?

A crisis is a time in your life when you feel like you are struggling and are having difficulty coping. A crisis can be brought on by a sudden unexpected event or by many things that have built up slowly over time.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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