Sources of support and information

General Community Resources

Many provinces have a 211 number for information about community and government services. This is currently available in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia.

Violence and Sexual Violence Support is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope and support.

This resource is for women directly impacted by violence as well as for their concerned friends, family, colleagues and employers. is an initiative of the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters & Transition Houses.

British Columbia


Phone: 1-800-563-0808.
TTY accessible at 604-875-0885; to call collect,
contact the Telus Relay Service at 711. Text
VictimLink BC at 604-836-6381.

Women Against Violence Against Women

24-Hour Crisis Line: 604-255-6344 or
toll-free 1-877-392-7583


Family Violence Information Line

24-Hour Crisis Line/ Online Chat: 310-1818
(toll-free, over 170 languages available)


Saskatoon Interval House

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-338-0880

Regina Transition House

24-Hour Crisis Line: 306-569-2292


Klinic/ Sexual Assault Crisis Program

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-322-3019

YWCA-Westman Women Shelter

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-877-977-0007


The Assaulted Women’s Helpline

1-866-863-0511 toll free and TTY 1-866-863-7868
Pour les services en français, veuillez appeler


1-877-336-2433 (sans frais)
1-866-860-7082 (ATS)


S.O.S. Violence Conjugale

Montreal area: 514-873-9010
Toll-free : 1-800-363-9010

New Brunswick

Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre

24-Hour Crisis Line: 506-454-0437

Nova Scotia

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia

Crisis Numbers Listed by Region

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Halifax

For first responders up to 72 hours after an assault call: 902-425-0122

Prince Edward Island

Anderson House Shelter

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-240-9894

Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-726-2743


Yukon Women’s Transition Home

24-Hour Crisis Line: 867-668-5733

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services—Family Violence Services for Women

Crisis Numbers Listed by Region

The Healing Journey Northwest Territories

Aboriginal Transition Houses and Family Violence Crisis Lines
Crisis Numbers Listed by Region


Assaulted Women’s Helpline—In English and French

24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-866-863-0511