Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Site: Telephone Service

Service: Guardian Network (The) - Suicide Prevention Program

Record #: GRE0065
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 17 Jan 2023


Description (Service)

Provides a volunteer suicide prevention network which supports Ontario's farming community

  • Guardians are over the age of 18 and have completed The Guardian Network training program
  • Can identify the signs of mental distress, react to farmers at risk, and connect individuals with appropriate mental health and crisis ressources

More information can be found at the Agriculture Wellness Ontario website

Service Details


Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Individuals who are a part of Ontario's farming community


Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map Guelph, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-977-5580
Toll Free Phone CMHA Ontario: 1-800-875-6213
Crisis Phone Farmers Wellness Initiative - 24 hours: 1-866-267-6255
E-Mail info@guardiannetwork.ca
Website https://www.guardiannetwork.ca
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cmha.ontario/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cmhaontario
Mailing Address 200 Hanlon Creek Blvd 
Guelph, ON N1C 0A1


Service Categories Crisis/Distress Lines ; Distress Phone Lines
Service Category Groups Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions

Agency Overview