Emergency Information

Additional Support / Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Most emergency telephone lines in Montreal are bilingual.

Who to contact in an emergency in Montreal:

Fire, Police and Ambulance
Tel: 911

Montreal Police
Tel: 514 280 2222

Québec Security (Sûreté du Québec)
Tel: 514 310 4141
From a cell phone: *4141

24-hour service for urgent health questions. A nurse can provide information on the best course of action and/or where to go.
Tel: 811

Québec Poison Control Centre
Tel: 1 800 463 5060

Crimestoppers (Echec au Crime)
Tel: 1 800 711 1800
Website (in French)

Gas leak/detection
Tel: 514 598 3111

Helplines and Support

Sexual Assault Centre for Victims
Tel: 514 934 4504

Alcoholics Anonymous Montreal
Tel: 514 350 3444

Depressed Anonymous (Déprimés Anonymes)
Tel: 514 278 2130
Website (in French)

Drugs: Help and referral
Tel: 514 527 2626

Narcotics Anonymous Québec
Tel: 514 249 0555

Gamblers Anonymous Montreal
Tel: 514 484 6666

Helpline for Parents
Tel: 514 288 5555

Suicide Action Montreal
Tel: 514 723 4000

Tel Aide
Listening service for those feeling suicidal or who need to confide and talk.
Tel: 514 935 1101

Hospitals & Clinics

  • For a list of hospitals in Montreal with emergency rooms: Click here.
  • To consult the Business Directory for Hospitals & Health Centres: Click here.
  • Public health clinics in Quebec are: centre local de services communautaires (CLSC)
    There is one close to Concordia: CLSC Métro, 1801 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J9, website.


Most larger pharmacies are open seven days a week, and some are open until 22:00. Most pharmacists speak English.

To find a local pharmacy in Montreal: Click here.

The closest pharmacy to Concordia is the Pharmaprix (St. Catherine and Guy), at 1500 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1S8

24-hour pharmacies

There is one 24-hour pharmacy on the Island of Montreal:
At: 5122 rue Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, H3T 1X8
Tel: 514 738 8464

Another 24-hour pharmacy is located on the South Shore:
At: 3848 Blvd. Taschereau, Greenfield Park, J4V 2H8
Tel: 450 672 3410