To find services in your area that can help you, dial 211 on your phone or visit 211 Ontario at www.211ontario.ca.

The Ontario government has a Victim Services Directory that helps abuse victims find programs and services in their communities. You can also talk to an information and referral counsellor by calling the Victim Support Line at 1-888-579-2888.

The Assaulted Women's Helpline provides crisis counselling, emotional support, and referrals to shelters 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for women across Ontario. It is available in 154 languages.

Fem'aide is a helpline 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.

Victims of domestic violence may be able to get a legal aid certificate on an emergency basis from Legal Aid Ontario. Victims of domestic violence can ask a women's shelter or community legal clinic for authorization for a free two-hour consultation with an immigration or family lawyer. For more information, see Legal Aid Ontario. To find the community legal clinic for your area, you can check the Legal Aid Ontario web site and enter your postal code or see Services by type - Legal Clinics - General Service.

If you have experienced sexual abuse and live in Toronto, Ottawa, or Thunder Bay, you might be able to get 4 hours of free advice from a lawyer. You have to complete a voucher request form. Or you can call the Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors Pilot Program at 1-855-226-3904 to find out more.

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides free legal representation in family and immigration law, as well as counselling and language interpreter services for women who experience physical, sexual, or psychological abuse. They also give summary advice and advocacy in criminal law. They accept collect calls.

Luke’s Place provides pro bono legal advice to women in Durham Region who have experienced violence and are involved in family court. Luke’s Place also delivers legal training to community workers and can refer women to family court advocates across the province.

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211 Ontario

211Ontario.ca is a portal to to over 60,000 community, social, health and related government programs and services in Ontario. In most communities in Ontario, you can dial 211 to access telephone-...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.211ontario.ca/

211 Ontario - Abuse or assault related services

211Ontario.ca provides an extensive list of community and social services from across Ontario for people experiencing abuse or assault. You can enter your postal code or the name of your town or City...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.211ontario.ca/topic/abuseassault

211 Ontario - Employment and Training

211Ontario.ca provides an extensive list of community and social services from across Ontario related to Employment and Training. In most communities in Ontario, you can dial 211 to access...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.211ontario.ca/topic/employment-training

211 Ontario - Services for older adults

211Ontario.ca provides an extensive list of community and social services from across Ontario for older adults, including those dealing with elder abuse. You can enter your postal code or the...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.211ontario.ca/topic/older-adults

211 Ontario - Services for people with disabilities

211Ontario.ca provides an extensive list of community and social services from across Ontario for persons with disabilities. You can enter your postal code or the name of your town or City or...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.211ontario.ca/topic/disabilities

Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF)

The AOcVF works on the prevention of violence against women, offers professional development to service providers, develops French language services, analyses equality issues, and publishes French...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
613-241-8433
Website:
http://aocvf.ca/

Advocacy Centre for The Elderly (ACE)

Provides direct legal services to low income seniors, public legal education, and law reform. Services and activities are in relation to areas of law of special importance to the seniors’ population...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - Specialty
Phone:
416-598-2656
Website:
http://www.acelaw.ca

ARCH Disability Law Centre

ARCH Disability Law Centre provides information, summary advice and referral service, brief services, and representation in certain cases for people with disabilities and for lawyers and other legal...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - Specialty
Phone:
416-482-8255
Website:
http://www.archdisabilitylaw.ca

Assaulted Women's Helpline

Women who need legal help because of domestic violence can call the Assaulted Women's Helpline. The Helpline does crisis counselling, gives emotional support, and makes referrals to shelters and...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
1-866-863-0511
Website:
http://www.awhl.org/

Association of Native Child and Family Services Agencies of Ontario

There are a number of Native Child and Family Services agencies across Ontario that serve Aboriginal communities in providing child protection services, individual and family counselling, youth and...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.chiefs-of-ontario.org/node/147

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling, and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
416-323-9149
Website:
http://schliferclinic.com/

Beendigen

Beendigen is an independent Native family healing agency whose vision is to provide safety and shelter to Aboriginal women and children experiencing women abuse and to facilitate the cycle of healing...
Regions served:
Northern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
807-622-1121
Website:
http://www.beendigen.com/index.php?pid=1

Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre

Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Boost CYAC) provides a creative community response to child abuse investigations. A partnership among local community and government agencies, it brings...
Regions served:
Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
1­‐855‐424-1100 (Toronto); 705-792-6600 (Barrie); 705-743-9200 (Peterborough)
Website:
https://boostforkids.org/

Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making good mental health possible for all. You can find information on local...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
416-977-5580
Website:
http://ontario.cmha.ca/

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime is a national, non-profit victim advocacy group that lobbies for victims' rights and effective justice reform. It offers resources and services to...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
(613) 233-7614
Website:
https://crcvc.ca/

Catholic Family Service Ottawa

Catholic Family Service Ottawa is a non-profit charitable organization offering a range of social services in English and French to all residents of Ottawa. These services are provided by...
Regions served:
Eastern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
613-233-8478
Website:
http://www.cfsottawa.ca/en/

Distress and Crisis Ontario

Distress and Crisis Ontario is the provincial networking organization that supports distress centres in Ontario. Distress Centres (DC’s) across Ontario offer support and a variety of services to...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://www.dcontario.org/centres.html

Domestic Violence Court Program

Ontario's Domestic Violence Court (DVC) program has specialized processes for domestic violence cases during the investigation and prosecution. Teams of specialized professionals work together to...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services
Phone:
416-314-2447
Website:
Find Victim Services in your Area

Domestic violence services

The following information is taken from the Legal Aid Ontario website at: http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/getting/type_domesticviolence.asp Legal Aid Ontario has special family law services to help...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Finding a lawyer, Legal Aid Ontario Services
Website:
http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/getting/type_domesticviolence.asp

Durham Community Legal Clinic

Durham Community Legal Clinic provides free legal services to low-income residents of the Durham region.
Regions served:
Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - General Service
Phone:
905-728-7321
Website:
http://www.durhamcommunitylegalclinic.ca

Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre

The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre provides services in English and French in the areas of community development, violence against women, youth support, legal information, housing, settlement, and...
Regions served:
Eastern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
613-741-6025
Website:
http://www.eorc-creo.ca/

Elder Abuse Ontario (EAO)

Elder Abuse Ontario (formerly known as ONPEA, The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse) is a provincial, charitable, non-profit organization focused on combating and preventing elder...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
416-916-6728
Website:
http://www.elderabuseontario.com/

Family Court Support Worker Program

Family Court Support Workers provide direct support to victims of domestic violence who are involved in the family court process. A Family Court Support Worker will: provide information about the...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Government Services
Phone:
1-888-579-2888
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/family_court_support_work...

Family Law Support Services for abused women in Ontario

Luke’s Place maintains a listing of Family Law Support Services for abused women in Ontario on their website at: http://lukesplace.ca/resources/family-law-support-services-for-...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://lukesplace.ca/resources/family-law-support-services-for-women/

Family Service Ontario

Family Service Ontario is association representing family service not-for-profit member agencies located throughout Ontario. Family Service agencies offer help in nearly all communities across...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.familyserviceontario.org/

Family Service Toronto (FST)

Family Service Toronto (FST) is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of multilingual counselling and support programs that reflect the needs of Toronto's diverse communities. FST'...
Regions served:
Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
416-595-9230
Website:
https://familyservicetoronto.org/

Family Transition Place

Family Transition Place provides safe shelter for abused women and their children, support and counselling so that abused individuals may build lives free from violence and abuse, and information and...
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
519-942-4122; 905-584-4357
Website:
http://familytransitionplace.ca/

Fem'aide

Fem'aide offers support, information, and referral to frontline services in their communities, to French-speaking women in Ontario who have experienced gender-based violence. These services are...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
1-877-336-2433 (1-877-FEMAIDE)
Website:
http://femaide.ca/

Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors Pilot Program

If you have experienced sexual abuse and live in Toronto, Ottawa, or Thunder Bay, you might be able to get 4 hours of free advice from a lawyer. You have to complete a voucher request form. Or you...
Regions served:
Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario
Service type:
Finding a lawyer
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/ila.php

Jared's Place Legal Advocacy and Resource Centre for Women

Jared's Place assists women who have experienced violence by providing information, referrals, and support as they navigate through complicated legal systems (family, criminal, immigration,...
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
905-522-0127

Justice for Children and Youth

Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY) provides summary advice, referrals, and legal education. Offers case service and test case litigation for children and young people under 18 years of age.
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - Specialty
Phone:
416-920-1633
Website:
http://jfcy.org/en/

JusticeNet

JusticeNet is a not-for-profit service helping people in need of legal expertise, whose income is too high to access legal aid and too low to afford standard legal fees. JusticeNet is currently...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Finding a lawyer
Phone:
416-479-0551
Website:
http://www.justicenet.ca

Kids Help Phone

To reach a Kids Help Phone professional counsellor, kids, teens, and young adults, from any community in Canada, can call 1-800-668-6868 or go online 24 hours a day, 365 day a year. Professional...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic

Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic provides legal advice and assistance to the residents of the District of Thunder Bay, particularly Aboriginal people, who need assistance with poverty law issues such as...
Regions served:
Northern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - General Service
Phone:
807-344-2478
Website:
http://www.kalc.ca/index.htm

Lake Country Community Legal Clinic

Lake Country Community Legal Clinic provides free legal services to low-income people in the District Municipality of Muskoka and District of Parry Sound.
Regions served:
Central Ontario, Northern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - General Service
Phone:
705-645-6607
Website:
http://www.lcclc.ca/

Law Society Referral Service (LSRS)

The Law Society Referral Service is an online service for residents of Ontario for referrals to lawyers or paralegals who will provide a free, up to 30 minute consultation either by phone or in...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Finding a lawyer
Website:
https://lsrs.lsuc.on.ca/lsrs/

Legal Aid Certificates

This information is taken from the Legal Aid Ontario web site at: http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/getting/certificateprogram.asp Certificate program If you are eligible and face a serious legal matter,...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Finding a lawyer, Legal Aid Ontario Services
Phone:
1-800-668-8258
Website:
http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/getting/certificateprogram.asp

Legal Aid Ontario - Aide juridique Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) - Aide juridique Ontario (AJO) is an independent, publicly funded, and publicly accountable non-profit corporation that administers the province's legal aid program. Legal Aid...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Aid Ontario Services
Website:
http://www.legalaid.on.ca

London Family Court Clinic

London Family Court Clinic  is a non-profit organization committed to helping children and families involved with the legal system. They provide a wide range of services including ADR-...
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
519-679-7250
Website:
http://www.lfcc.on.ca/

Long-Term Care Action Line

The Long-Term Care Action Line is a service to hear concerns and complaints from persons receiving service from Long-Term Care Homes and Community Care Access Centres (CCAC). The Action Line offers...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/contact/ccac/ltc_actionline.aspx

Luke's Place

Luke’s Place works to improve the safety and experience of abused women in Durham Region who are or may become involved with the family law system. Drawing from our direct service with the diverse...
Regions served:
Central Ontario, Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
905-728-0978
Website:
http://lukesplace.ca/

Mental Health Duty Counsel

The following information is taken from the Legal Aid Ontario web site at: http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/getting/dutycounsel_mentalhealth.asp If you are appearing in mental health court on a criminal...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Legal Aid Ontario Services
Phone:
General Toll-Free: 1-800-668-8258
Website:
http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/getting/dutycounsel_mentalhealth.asp

METRAC

METRAC (The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that prevents violence against women and youth. It provides: easy-...
Regions served:
Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
416-392-3135
Website:
http://www.metrac.org

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation (NALSC) delivers and coordinates a range of legal services to members of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN). NALSC is owned by the First Nations of Nishnawbe...
Regions served:
Northern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
(807) 622-1413
Website:
http://www.nanlegal.on.ca

Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre is a non-profit, community based, feminist organization. Their mission is to create and advocate for safe and supportive environments so that women can fully...
Regions served:
Northern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
807-345-7802
Website:
http://www.nwowomenscentre.org

Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

The Office of the Provincial Advocate provides an independent voice for children and youth by responding to concerns from children, youth, and families who are seeking or receiving services under the...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Other Government Services
Phone:
(416) 325-5669
Website:
http://provincialadvocate.on.ca/

Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies

OACAS is a membership organization that represents 53 children's aid societies in Ontario. Services have included the promotion of child welfare issues, member services, government liaison and policy...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.oacas.org

Ontario Bar Association - Find a Lawyer

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) website provides a directory of lawyers who are members of the OBA. You can search by lawyer or law firm name, location, area of law and language spoken. Please note...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Finding a lawyer, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
(416) 869-1047
Website:
https://www.oba.org/For-the-Public/Find-a-Lawyer

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres

Sexual Assault Centres in Ontario offer confidential and free counselling to survivors of recent and historical sexual assault.  You can contact a centre to ask about individual or group...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.sexualassaultsupport.ca/support

Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services

The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides funding for child welfare, family intervention services, youth justice services, children's community support services, children's mental...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.children.gov.on.ca/

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for providing a fair and accessible justice system that reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves across government and the province...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Other Government Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/

Ontario Native Women's Association

The Ontario Native Women's Association (ONWA) is a not-for-profit organization that works to empower and support Aboriginal women and their families in the province of Ontario. ONWA offers Aboriginal...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.onwa.ca/

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres

The Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres is made up of 35 hospital-based centres that provide 24/7 emergency care to women, children and men who have been sexually...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://sadvtreatmentcentres.ca/en/view.php?key=42&menu=37&lang=en

Partner Assault Response Programs

Partner Assault Response (PAR) programs, a component of Ontario’s Domestic Violence Court program, are specialized group educational/counselling services offered by community-based agencies to people...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Government Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#partner

Queen's Elder Law Clinic

The Queen's Elder Law Clinic provides educational and legal services to older adults and community organizations in Kingston, Ontario. The clinic provides workshops on legal issues for seniors groups...
Regions served:
Eastern Ontario
Service type:
Other Law-related Services
Phone:
613-533-2102
Website:
http://queenslawclinics.ca/elder/

Rainbow Health Ontario

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a province-wide program that works to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people in Ontario through education, research, outreach,...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
416-324-4100
Website:
http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca

ReportON, a service for reporting suspected or witnessed abuse of adults with developmental disabilities

ReportON is a 24/7phone line and email service for reporting suspected or witnessed abuse of adults with developmental disabilities. If you witness or suspect abuse or neglect of an adult with a...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario
Service type:
Other Government Services

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA)

The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) is an independent, self-funded, not-for-profit corporation established by the Ontario government under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010. The guiding...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Government Services
Website:
http://www.rhra.ca/en//en//en//en/

Seniors Safety Line

The Seniors Safety Line (SSL) at 1-866-299-1011 is provided by Elder Abuse Ontario. The SSL provides contact and referral information for local agencies across the province that...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
http://www.elderabuseontario.com/what-is-elder-abuse/help-for-seniors/

Settlement Assistance & Family Support Services

Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services (SAFSS), formerly South Asian Family Support Services, is a non-profit, charitable, multi-service organization providing services particularly to...
Regions served:
Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
416-431-4847
Website:
http://www.safss.org/

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SAC Kingston) provides free of charge, confidential, non-judgmental support to survivors of sexualized violence, offers public education on issues of sexualized...
Regions served:
Eastern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
613-545-0762
Website:
http://www.sackingston.com/

Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC)

The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC) supports, in a non-judgemental way, those who have been sexually assaulted as children or as adults by providing free of charge: a 24-hour...
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
519-571-0121
Website:
http://www.sascwr.org

Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia-Lambton

Sexual Assault Survivors Centre provides a full range of free and confidential services to survivors of sexual violence, aged 16 and older. The Centre servces the Sarnia area in south-western Ontario.
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
https://windsoressex.cioc.ca/record/SAR0338

ShelterSafe

The following information is copied from the ShelterSafe website: ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Website:
https://www.sheltersafe.ca/

Social Services Network (SSN)

Social Services Network (SSN) is a not-for-profit charitable organization delivering culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and services to the diverse South Asian community in the York...
Regions served:
Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Phone:
905-554-9033
Website:
http://socialservicesnetwork.org/

South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) provides advice and representation to low‑income South Asians in Ontario. Also conducts public legal education, law reform, and community development...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Legal Clinics - Specialty
Phone:
416-487-6371
Website:
http://salc.on.ca/

Supervised Access Centres

When parents separate, access visits with children may be a challenge. The Supervised Access Program helps separated families by providing a setting where access visits and exchanges can take place...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Government Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/supaccess.php

Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The Government of Ontario Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse program provides help for male survivors of sexual abuse, both recent and historical. The program is the first of its...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Government Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/male_support_services/

Talk 4 Healing

Talk 4 Healing  at 1-855-554-HEAL is a free and culturally safe telephone help line for Aboriginal women living in northern Ontario.  Talk4Healing is available to all Aboriginal women...
Regions served:
Northern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.talk4healing.com/

Three Oaks

Three Oaks provides shelter and support services for abused women and their children in the Belleville, Quinte West, Hastings & Prince Edward County area. 24 Hour Crisis Line : (613) 966-3074Toll...
Regions served:
Eastern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://threeoaksshelterandservices.ca/

Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre, Native Courtworker Program

There are three different Courtworkers provided through the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre, Native Courtworker Program. These are Criminal Courtworker, Family Courtworker and Combined...
Regions served:
Northern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services
Phone:
(807) 345-5840
Website:
http://tbifc.ca/program/courtworker-program/

Toronto Police Service

The mission of Toronto Police Services is to deliver police services, in partnership with their communities, to keep Toronto the best and safest place to be.
Regions served:
Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Other Government Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
416-808-2222
Website:
http://www.torontopolice.on.ca

Victim Services Directory

The Ontario government has a Victim Services Directory that helps abuse victims find programs and services in their communities. You can also talk to an information and referral counsellor...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Government Services
Website:
http://services.findhelp.ca/ovss/

Victim Services of Windsor and Essex County

Victim Services of Windsor and Essex County provides free information and support to victims of crime and tragedy. This non-profit, community service works with the police and other emergency...
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.vswec.ca/

Victim Services Toronto

Victim Services Toronto is a community based charity providing free and confidential assistance to victims of crime and sudden tragedy. Victim Services Toronto provides immediate on- site crisis,...
Regions served:
Greater Toronto Area
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Law-related Services
Phone:
416-808-7066
Website:
http://victimservicestoronto.com/

Victim Support Line

If you are a victim of crime and need help or have questions, please call the Victim Support Line (VSL) toll-free at 1-877-435-7661, or in the Greater Toronto Area at 416-326-1682. The Victim Support...
Regions served:
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services, Other Law-related Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php

Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Available in court districts in Ontario, Victim/Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) provides information, assistance and support to victims and witnesses of crime, including children. The VWAP aims to...
Regions served:
Serves all of Ontario, Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto Area, Northern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Court and Tribunal Related Services, Other Government Services
Website:
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/

Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region

Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region offers programs to help women and children move beyond violence. They operate a residential program at two shelters and provide regional outreach...
Regions served:
Southwestern Ontario
Service type:
Community and/or Social Services
Website:
http://www.wcswr.org