Sources of support and information

November 30, 2015

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

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