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If you are in an emergency situation, please access 9-1-1 (in Canada) for emergency services in your area.

If you are outside the 9-1-1 service area, please access available emergency services in your area.

National services and resources

ShelterSafe

ShelterSafe.ca provides information to help connect women and their children across Canada with the nearest shelter for safety and support.

Important numbers

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

Links to services

Legal help

The Public Health Agency of Canada is not able to answer any legal questions or offer assistance to individuals in legal matters. For more information about services within your community, contact your lawyer, legal aid, local women's crisis centre or the police.

Alberta

Important numbers

  • Family Violence Information Line: 1-780-310-1818 (toll-free, 24/7, multilingual service available)
  • Alberta Abuse Helpline: 1-855-443-5722
  • Alberta 24/7 Community and Social Services Helpline: 211
  • Alberta's One Line for Sexual Violence: 1-866-403-8000
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437
  • Distress Line: 780-482-4357
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Parent Information Line: 1-866-714-5437
  • Seniors Abuse Helpline: 780-454-8888

Links to services

British Columbia

Important numbers

  • VictimLinkBC: 1-800-563-0808 (toll-free, 24/7, multilingual service available)
  • Battered Women's Support Services Crisis Line: 1-855-687-1868
  • BC 24/7 Community and Social Services Helpline: 211
  • Helpline for Children in BC: 604-310-1234
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Reporting child abuse: 1-800-663-9122
  • Seniors Abuse and Information Line: 1-866-437-1940
  • Youth Against Violence Line: 1-800-680-4264
  • WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre's Crisis and Information Line: 1-877-392-7583

Links to services

Manitoba

Important numbers

  • Domestic Abuse Crisis Line: 1-877-977-0007 (toll-free, 24/7)
  • A & O: Support Services for Older Adults Intake: 1-888-333-3121
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Klinic Crisis Line: 1-888-322-3019
  • Klinic Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1-888-292-7565
  • Reporting child abuse: 1-866-345-9241
  • Seniors Abuse Support Line: 1-888-896-7183
  • Support for Crime Victims and Witnesses: 1-866-484-2846

Links to services

New Brunswick

Important numbers

  • Chimo Helpline: 1-800-667-5005 (toll-free, 24/7)
  • After-Hours Emergency Social Services: 1-800-442-9799
  • Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre
    • 506-533-9100 (daytime crisis line)
    • 506-312-1542 (evening crisis line)
  • Crossroads for Women 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-844-853-0811
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Child Protection Services: 1-888-992-2873
  • Sexual Violence New Brunswick 24/7 Sexual Assault Support Line: 506-454-0437

Links to services

Newfoundland and Labrador

Important numbers

  • NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre 24/7 Support and Information Line: 1-800-726-2743
  • Children's Protection Services: 709-752-4619
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • SeniorsNL Resource Centre: 1-800-563-5599

Links to services

Northwest Territories

Important numbers

  • NWT Help Line: 1-800-661-0844 (toll-free, 24/7)
  • YWCA NWT 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-866-223-7775
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • NWT Seniors' Information Line: 1-800-661-0878
  • Native Women's Association of the NWT 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-866-459-1114

Links to services

Nova Scotia

Important numbers

  • Neighbours, Friends and Families (Abuse and Violence Support Line): 1-855-225-0220 (toll-free, 24/7)
  • Adult Protection Services: 1-800-225-7225
  • Avalon 24/7 Sexual Assault Helpline: 902-421-1188
  • Child Protection Services
    • 1-877-424-1177 (daytime crisis line)
    • 1-866-922-2434 (evening crisis line)
  • Eskasoni 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-855-379-2099
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Nova Scotia 24/7 Community and Social Services Helpline: 211

Links to services

Nunavut

Important numbers

  • Kamatsiaqut Nunavut Helpline: 1-800-265-3333 (toll-free, 24/7)
  • Elder's Support Line: 1-866-684-5056
  • Emergency Measures 24/7 Line: 1-800-693-1666
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Qimavvik Shelter 24/7 Crisis Line: 867-979-4500

Links to services

Ontario

Important numbers

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline: 1-866-863-0511 (toll-free, 24/7, multilingual service available)
    • on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus mobile phone: #7233
  • Seniors 24/7 Safety Line: 1-866-299-1011
  • Fem'aide 24/7 Support Line: 1-877-336-2433 (French only)
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-866-887-0015
  • Ontario 24/7 Community and Social Services Helpline: 211
  • Talk4Healing 24/7 Helpline for Indigenous Women: 1-855-554-4325
  • Victim 24/7 Support Line: 1-888-579-2888

Links to services

Prince Edward Island

Important numbers

  • Island Help Line: 1-800-218-2885 (toll-free, 24/7)
  • Adult Protection Services: 902-368-4790
  • Child abuse reporting
    • 1-877-341-3101 (daytime line)
    • 1-800-341-6868 (evening line)
  • Chief Mary Bernard Memorial Women's Shelter 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-855-297-2332
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • PEI Family Violence Prevention Services 24/7 Crisis and Support Line: 1-800-240-9894

Links to services

Quebec

Important numbers

  • SOS violence conjugale 24/7: 1-800-363-9010 (bilingual service available)
  • Crime Victims Assistance Centres: 1-866-532-2822
  • Elder Mistreatment Helpline: 1-888-489-2287
  • Helpline for Victims of Sexual Assault: 1-888-933-9007
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Quebec Community and Social Services Helpline: 211
  • Women Aware Support Line: 1-866-489-1110
  • Youth Protection Services: 1-800-567-6810

Links to Services

Saskatchewan

Important numbers

  • Mobile Crisis 24/7 Helpline: 306-757-0127
  • Child Abuse 24/7 Line: 306-569-2724
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Saskatchewan 24/7 Community and Social Services Helpline: 211
  • Saskatchewan 24/7 Response and Crisis Lines
    • Prince Albert and area: 306-764-1011
    • Saskatoon and area: 306-933-6200
    • Regina and area: 306-757-0127

Links to services

Yukon

Important numbers

  • VictimLinkBC: 1-800-563-0808 (toll-free, 24/7, multilingual service available)
  • Family and Children's Services (report child abuse): 1-800-661-0408 (ext. 3002)
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Law Line: 866-667-4305
  • Seniors' Services/Adult Protection Unit: 1-800-661-0408 (ext. 3946)
  • Victim Services/Family Violence Prevention Unit: 1-800-661-0408 (ext. 8500)
  • Women's Transition Home 24/7 Crisis Line: 867-668-5733

Links to services

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