For emergencies, call 911. You can also visit our listing of provincial support groups or click on the map below to find a program near you.

No Friendship Benches in this area.

Friendship Bench Locations:

Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6
Centennial College
951 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4K 3M2
Champlain College
900 Riverside Drive, St-Lambert, QC, J4P 3P2
Fletcher's Meadow Secondary School
10750 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton, ON L7A 2Z7
Holy Trinity High School
2420 Sixth Line, Oakville, ON L6H 5Z8
Humber College (Lakeshore Campus)
3119 Lakeshore Blvd W., Toronto, ON M8V 1K8
Humber College (North Campus)
205 Humber College Blvd., Etobicoke, ON M9W 5L7
Niagara College (Niagara on the Lake campus)
135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Northern Secondary School
851 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON M4P 2L5
Seneca College (King (Dufferin and Bloomington))
13990 Dufferin St, King City, ON, L7B 1B3
Seneca College (Markham (Hwy 7 & Hwy 404))
8 The Seneca Way, Markham, ON L3R 5Y1
Seneca College (Newnham Campus (404/Finch))
750 Finch Ave. East., Toronto, ON M2J2X5
Seneca College (Seneca@York Campus: York University (Keele n.of Finch))
70 The Pond Road, Toronto, ON M3J 3M6
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6
St Mary’s College
868 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6B4K4
St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic Elementary School
1359 Bayshire Drive, Oakville, ON L6H 6C7
Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 0G2
University of Alberta Health & Wellness Services
116 St & 85 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2R3
University of British Columbia
2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue, Waterloo, ON
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5S5
W.L. Seaton Secondary School
2701-41 Ave, Vernon, BC, V1T 6X3
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“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”
~ Robert Green Ingersoll

If you need help and you’re unsure where to start, these Provincial Resources can help connect you to the right people/organization.

Our goal is to have a bench in every school and education facility that wishes to have one – please help us make it happen.

The Friendship Bench continues the legacy of Lucas Fiorella, and seeks to offer help and a friendly voice for those that need it.

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Need Help?

If you need help immediately, visit your local emergency department or call 911.

If your school has a bench installed, you can find the Local Resources to help you here, where we can provide on-campus support services.

If you need help and you’re unsure where to start, the Provincial Resources listed on this site can help - click here to learn more.


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