Please note that this resource is not intended as a replacement to emergency assistance or to offer legal advice.  If this is an emergency or you are afraid for your life, call 911 or your local police service.

Crisis Lines

Assaulted Woman’s Helpline 416-863-0511 (Toronto)

Toll-free  1-866-863-0511
Toll free TTY 1-866863-7868
Text #SAFE (7233)
Interpreters in 154 languages are available to respond to callers.

Victim Support Line

416-314-2447 in the Toronto area

Kid’s Helpline


Provincial Resources

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic (Toronto)

Offers counseling, legal and interpreter services for women who have been physically or sexually abused.

Dawn Ontario: Disabled Women’s Network Ontario

Information for women with disabilities that are being abused by partners; links provided for several areas such as legal help, housing help, financial assistance help, etc.

Durham Rape Crisis Centre (Whitby)

Immigrant Women Services (Ottawa)

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women

Information via facts sheets on violence against women including sexual assaults, stalking and criminal harassment

Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH)

Ontario Women’s Directorate

The Ontario Women’s Directorate promotes women’s equality with a focus on ending violence against women and increasing women’s economic security.

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence care and Treatment Centres

Ontario Women’s Justice Network

Legal information and advice for women who are looking for help with family law or trying to understand legal terminology

Ottawa Rape Crisis

The objective of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres is to work for the prevention and eradication of sexual assault, including rape. The Coalition works to implement legal Social and attitudinal changes.

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/MultiCultural Women Against Rape

Woman Abuse Council of Toronto

The Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (WomanACT) is a policy development and planning body that coordinates an efficient and effective approach to providing services for assaulted women and their families.

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence care and Treatment Centres