Resources for People Experiencing Violence and/or Abuse

Whether it’s you and your family in crisis, or you’re trying to help a friend…

Shelter Safe

    • Provides info to connect women and their children across Canada with the nearest shelter and support.

Kids Help Phone

  • 1-800-668-6868
  • Available to young Canadians between 5 to 29 years old who are seeking 24-hour confidential and anonymous care with professional counselors.

Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line

  • 1-855-242-3310
  • Available to all Indigenous peoples across Canada who are seeking immediate crisis intervention

Childhelp National Child Abuse

  • 1-800-422-4453 24/7 hotline
  • Help with finding the contact information of the child protection service in your area.
  • multilingual service available

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

  • 1-866-863-0511 (toll-free, 24/7, multilingual service available) on Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus mobile phone: #7233

Trans Lifeline

  • a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis