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What We Do

Muslim Youth Helpline provides a confidential youth helpline for young Muslims to receive immediate, anonymous, and confidential support over the phone from 6 – 9 pm, Monday to Friday (Eastern Standard Time). Launched in 2006, Naseeha is a telephone support line for young Muslims in North America, to talk about, and work through their issues with trained counsellors.

Our Counsellors

Our counsellors are young practising Muslims who come from various cultural and academic backgrounds. These are individuals who have displayed an in-depth understanding of the issues facing Muslims youth, exceptional involvement in the Muslim and the wider North American communities, and excellent academic accomplishments. The counsellors’ diversity facilitates Naseeha in serving North American Muslim youths of various backgrounds and experiences.

Meet Our Team!

  • Yaseen Poonah Chief of all Chiefs
    Holds up the light so that everyone can see properly and makes sure no one trips
  • Assya Moustaqim-Barrette Chief of Internal Relations
    Makes sure that all the documents don’t fly away and that the everything is in check
  • Abdur Rafey Faruqi Chief of Operations
    Keeps the wheels turning on the Naseeha car and makes sure its never out of gas

Where we’re GOING

The statistics show a great need for our services to exist. We aim to continue faciliating a high value and high quality service to all our callers. As part of the organisations growth strategy we will be introducing professional training, Individual tailored support and information resources all as part of our services.

Our Mission

Our mission is to established a helpline for young Muslim and provide solid, obtainable solutions according to Islamic teachings. We also wish to raise public awareness, conduct research, and bring more effective solutions to support the Muslim Youth living in Canada and the United States.