Over 35 years of activities in Quebec!

LigneParents and Tel-jeunes, founded in 1981 and in 1991 respectively, are free and confidential frontline services offered around the clock by professional counselors to all young people and parents in Quebec. 

Tel-jeunes’ services are offered by phone, text messages, email and ch@t, while LigneParents is accessible by telephone, ch@t and email.

Over 1,800,000 young people have solicited help from Tel-jeunes since its beginnings and over 500,000 parents have received support from LigneParents. The Fondation Tel-jeunes is proud to contribute to the scope, development and longevity of these two frontline services.

Our mission

Board of Directors


Suzanne Gendron
Suzanne Gendron President Global Vice-President IT Operations, SNC-Lavalin
Andréa Gattuso
Andréa Gattuso Secretary Senior Human Resources Advisor - Labour Relations, The Société de transport de Montréal
Joanie Maheux
Joanie Maheux Treasurer Partner, Deloitte
Serge Boulanger
Serge Boulanger Strategic Advisor
Geneviève Bouthillier
Geneviève Bouthillier Managing Director, Private Mid Market Companies and Stewardship Investing, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Mathieu Cloutier
Mathieu Cloutier Investor / Advisor
Carlo D'Amico
Carlo D'Amico CFO Executive, McKesson Canada
Catherine Desgagnés-Belzil
Catherine Desgagnés-Belzil Executive Vice-President and Leader, Business Performance and Information Technology, Beneva
Manon Hamel
Manon Hamel Partner and Managing Director, Excel Transportation
Nicolas Jacques-Bouchard
Nicolas Jacques-Bouchard General Partner, Inertia Ventures
Lyne Jetté
Lyne Jetté Vice-President National Procurement – Grocery, Health & Beauty, Metro Richelieu Inc.
Élaine Morissette
Élaine Morissette Senior Vice-President, Commercial and Private Banking, Specialized Groups, NBOC, National Bank of Canada
Céline Muloin
Céline Muloin President and CEO, Fondation Tel-jeunes
Eric Provost
Eric Provost Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking and President, Quebec Market, Laurentian Bank
Benoit Simard
Benoit Simard President, GoCo, Vice-president, TELUS

A hub of information for the prevention of family violence

Générations est un organisme sans but lucratif qui regroupe les services Tel-jeunes et LigneParents.

Find out more about how Tel-jeunes started

Impact Report

Find out more about the Fondation Tel-jeunes, about young people and parents using our services and about those people whose support is fundamental to our existence in our last annual report.

Impact Report 2021-2022

Our spokespersons

Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse
Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse Tel-jeunes spokesperson
Marina Orsini
Marina Orsini LigneParents spokesperson

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Contact a Tel-jeunes counselor
Telephone: 1 800 263-2266 Text: 514-600-1002 Email Chat
Contact a LigneParents counselor
Telephone: 1 800 361-5085
About Tel-jeunes
Administrative contact information
P.O 186 Succursale Place d'Armes Montreal, QC H2Y 3G7
Tel.: 514-288-1444 Fax: 514 288-6312 Contact us
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Registered charity organization number: 829367622RR0001