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Abuse / Assault

Child abuse services

Investigation and intervention to ensure the safety and well-being of children who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect or exploitation.

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Counselling for abused people

Counselling programs for people who have experienced or are at risk of abuse.

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Crisis lines for abused people

Immediate counselling and support for people who have experienced or are at risk of abuse

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Sexual assault support

Support services including counselling, hotlines and shelter for victims of sexual assault.

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Shelter for abused women

Safe emergency accommodation for women who have experienced or are at risk of domestic violence. Most also provide a telephone crisis line, or call Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511 or 1-866-863-0511 (TTY 1-866-863-7868).

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Victims of abuse support programs

Wide range of services including information, accompaniment, crisis intervention, counselling and legal services for individuals who have experienced or are at risk of any type of violence or abuse. Some services are available for men as well as women, and for families and friends of victims and survivors.

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