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Call 911 or your local police immediately.

Are You in Crisis?
Call the Assaulted Women's Helpline:
1-866-863-0511 (Toll Free) 1-866-863-7868 (TTY) 416-863-0511 (Toronto)

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I need to call a helpline

Free, confidential, 24-hour helplines offer someone to talk to, crisis counselling, emotional support, safety planning, legal information and other assistance.

Local Sexual Assault Centres

Most local Sexual Assault Centres operate a 24-hour crisis line that can connect you with local resources and local sexual assault counsellors in your own community. Services, including calls to crisis lines, are free and confidential. Find your nearest Sexual Assault Centre.

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

The Assaulted Women’s Helpline provides crisis counselling, safety planning, emotional support, information and referrals, accessible 24x7.
TTY: 416-364-8762


The Fem’aide crisis and support line offers someone to talk to, counselling, support and referrals to services in French, 24x7.
TTY: 1-866-860-7082


Talk4Healing is available to Aboriginal women who have experienced sexual assault, who live in urban, rural and remote communities, both on and off reserve, throughout Northern Ontario.

The Chrysalis Network

The Chrysalis Network offers a free, confidential telephone trauma counselling service across Canada to women, men, and youth who have been trafficked or exploited for the purposes of commercial sex or forced labour. In addition, they offer ongoing support to sex workers who do not personally identify as trafficked or exploited.  The service offers counselling, local referrals and Project Lifeline - a safe buddy system for sex workers operating in isolation. 

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone provides bilingual over-the-phone or web-based counselling for sexual assault, as well as other crisis situations, 24x7.

Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

This program provides help for male survivors of sexual abuse, both recent and historical. Survivors can access a 24-hour, multilingual, toll-free phone line for immediate crisis and referral services.

Victim Support Line

This province-wide, multilingual, toll-free information line provides a range of services to victims of crime, including information and referrals to support services in the community.
1-888-579-2888 or 416-314-2447

Accessing Services Online

The Government of Ontario provides information on programs and services in communities across Ontario for victims of crime through the Victims Services Directory.
You can search the Directory, also known as the ‘Find Help’ database, under “Sexual Assault” for services in your area: http://services.findhelp.ca/ovss/

Other services that can help you locate help in your community include:


211 provides information to help people navigate the system of services available in their community and make informed decisions about the services that are right for them. Services for diverse communities can be accessed quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in over 100 languages.