Sources of support and information

November 6, 2019

If you are concerned for your own or someone else’s immediate safety, call 911.

General Community Resources
All provinces and Territories have a 211 number for information about community and government services

Hope for Wellness: 1 855 242 3310 (Counselling and crisis intervention for Indigenous peoples in Canada available via phone or chat found at

Trans Lifeline: 1 877 330 6366 (Peer support phone service run by and for the trans community)

Nisa Helpline: (Monday to Friday 10:00am to 10:00pm EST, peer-to-peer counselling helpline available to Muslim women of all ages) 1-888-315-NISA (6472)

Violence and Sexual Violence Support is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map is 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 Women’s Shelters Canada.


Family Violence Information Line:
Toll-free 24-Hour Crisis Line/ Online Chat: 310-1818 (over 170 languages available)

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
National Toll-free 1-877-392-7583


Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters
24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-877-977-0007

Klinic/ Sexual Assault Crisis Program
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-322-3019

YWCA-Westman Women Shelter

New Brunswick

Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre
24-Hour Crisis Line: 506-454-0437

Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-726-2743

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

Nova Scotia

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia
Crisis Numbers Listed by Region

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Halifax
After an immediate sexual assault (within  5 days or 120 hours), call: 902-425-0122


Assaulted Women’s Helpline In English and French
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-866-863-0511


The Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Toll-free: 1-866-863-0511
TTY: 1-866-863-7868

Pour les services en français, veuillez appeler FEM’AIDE:
1-877-336-2433 (sans frais)
1-866-860-7082 (ATS)

Prince Edward Island

Anderson House Shelter
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-240-9894


S.O.S. Violence Conjugale
Montreal: 514-873-9010
Toll-free: 1-800-363-9010


Saskatoon Interval House
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-338-0880

Regina Transition House
24-Hour Crisis Line: 306-569-2292


Yukon Women’s Transition Home
24-Hour Crisis Line: 867-668-5733