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 Senior Vice President Procurement & Corporate Brands, Metro
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
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