Helplines

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

1-866-863-0511; available 24 hours a day, in 200 languages.

A free, anonymous and confidential crisis telephone line to all women in the province of Ontario who have experienced any form of abuse.

Crisis counselling, safety planning, emotional support, information and referrals provided 365 days a year. 

Good2Talk

1-866-925-5454 or 2-1-1; available 24 hours a day.

A free, confidential, & anonymous helpline providing professional counselling to post-secondary students in Ontario.  

Talk4Healing 

1-855-554-HEAL (4325); available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week with services in English, Ojibway, Oji-Cree and Cree.

Free and culturally safe telephone helpline for Indigenous women living in Ontario. 

First Nations and Inuit Mental Health and Wellness 

1-888-242-3310 or online chat hopeforwellness.ca; open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Contact the Toll-Free First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness.
 

Counselling and Support Services

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape

416-597-8808; available 24 hours a day.

A confidential community support group that can provide referrals, information and resources. They can also offer a support group or one-on-one counseling. A crisis line can provide support and information anonymously, 24 hours a day.

Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

1-866-887-0015; available 24 hours a day.

Immediate crisis and referral services in Ontario for make survivors of sexual abuse. Referrals to counselling, peer support and other community agencies.

Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto 

416-963-9963

NWRCT is community-based and offers culturally relevant services such as legal and health service.

David Kelley Services Program

416-595-9618

The David Kelley Services Program provides counselling and partner Assault Response services specific to LGBTQ+ communities.

Catholic Family Services of Toronto

416-222-0048

Catholic Family Services of Toronto provides transition housing and support programs, peer support for women in counselling, closed abused treatment groups, and group programming.

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

416-323-9149

The Barbra Schlifer Commemmorative Clinic provides trauma-informed group or individual counselling programs, as well as legal services to women who have experienced violence and abuse.

Ernestine's Women's Shelter

416-746-3701 (Crisis); 416-746-3716 (TTY Line)

Ernestine's Women's Shelter is an emergency shelter providing crisis intervention and holistic support to women and children experiencing violence.

The 519

416-392-6874

The 519 provides trauma-informed counselling services for LGBTQ+ communities; support groups for women, non-binary, and two-spirit folks who have experienced violence; and other supports for LGBTQ+ communities.

Durham Rape Crisis Centre

905-668-9200 (Crisis & Support Line); 905-444-9672 ext. 21 (General Information)

Durham Rape Crisis Centre provides individual and group counselling for women who have experienced sexual violence, and counselling for support people of survivors.

Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) of Halton

905-825-3622

SAVIS provides 24-hour support to all survivors of violence, as well as counselling services and anti-human trafficking support services.

Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton & Area (SACHA)

905-525-4162 (Support Line); 905-525-4573 (Office)

SACHA provides counselling to survivors of sexual violence as well as a 24-hour support line.
 

Treatment Centres

Chantel’s Place

905-848-7580 ext. 2548; available 24 hours a day. Location: Trillium Health Centre 100 Queensway West, Mississauga

Chantel’s Place is a partner in an Ontario network of sexual assault and domestic violence treatment centres. All services are free and individuals can obtain a physical examination, an assessment and treatment of injuries, medication to present or limit the risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection or HIV.

The Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre at Women’s College Hospital

416-323-6040

The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC) available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is a comprehensive service that assists women, men, and trans people who are victims/survivors of sexual assault and domestic/intimate partner violence.

Additional resources for Peel Region (Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon- including Orangeville) can be found here: http://www.peelregion.ca/health/sexual-assault/help.htm

Find other local sexual assault centres in Ontario.