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Assaulted Women’s Helpline

The Helpline provides crisis counselling and referrals to shelters, legal advice and other services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for women across Ontario. It is free and available in over 100 languages, including 17 Aboriginal languages.

There are 27 agencies across Ontario that provide transitional housing to abused women and their children funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services. To access these services, contact the Assaulted Women's Helpline.

Toll-free: 1-866-863-0511

Toronto area: 416-863-0511

Toll-free TTY: 1-866-863-7868

Toronto area TTY: 416-364-8762

#SAFE (#7233) Bell Mobility, Rogers, Fido or Telus cell phone

www.awhl.org

 

Fem’aide

This helpline is for Francophone women in Ontario seeking support, referrals, and information on woman abuse, including sexual assault, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Toll-free: 1-877-336-2433

Toll-free TTY: 1-866-860-7082

www.femaide.ca

 

211 Ontario

This website is an online resource to help you find community and social services available across Ontario.

www.211ontario.ca

The 211 resource includes a 24-hour telephone referral service for all types of social services. It is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and in more than 150 languages.

Telephone: 211