We're a place for people to receive the support that they need online. Bean Bag Chat is available to young adults (aged 16-29) and current George Brown College students (with no age restriction) in Toronto. Try it now.
BeanBagChat was built in equal partnership with young adults, students, clinicians, and partner organizations. We are looking for postsecondary and mental health organizations across Canada to partner with us.
Let us know if you are interested in finding out more.
BeanBagChat is an online front door to connection, mental health resources, peer support and professional counselling.
BeanBagChat was designed with 9 amazing young adults from the start. Their content and feedback is what makes BeanBagChat so awesome.
BeanBagChat makes sense.
We heard from young adults and students that they want to connect with their supporters online—so we built a service to make that happen.
BeanBagChat is customizable.
Our partners choose to offer peer support, professional counselling or both and offer resources that are relevant to their populations.
BeanBagChat gives organizations a key into the world of online support.
We connect them with easy-to-use training and support them in training their staff and volunteers to give help online.
We have awesome partners.
BeanBagChat™ started as a project of the Mental Health Innovation Fund and we partner with great organizations like George Brown College, the Toronto District School Board and Stella’s Place.
If your issue is an emergency, call 911.