If you are in immediate danger call 911 for emergency services, or use the emergency contact information in the front pages of your telephone book.
To find a shelter in your community, please go to Shelternet or look in the front pages of your telephone book. Shelternet also offers information on safety planning and includes a special section for children.
Neighbours, Friends & Family Campaign – Find resources on how to help someone living with abuse.
The Hot Peach Pages - Find resources and local crisis lines in your province or country with listings in over 70 languages.
Assaulted Women’s Help Line Ontario – A 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in Ontario who are experiencing abuse. Also provides support for friends and family members of abused women, service providers and other professionals who are in contact with abused women.
GTA: (416) 863-0511
TOLL FREE (Ontario): 1-866-863-0511
TOLL FREE TTY (Ontario): 1-866-863-7868
S.O.S. Violence Conjugale Québec – A 24-hour telephone referral service for battered women’s shelters (Français and English).
Montréal: (514) 873-9010
Outside of Montréal: 1-800-363-9010
(thank you to the Canadian Women’s Foundation for compiling many of these resources)