The following numbers, shelters and programs listed are for Ontario and outside Toronto. Ontario residents can also reference Harassment Resources Canada and les ressources francophone for more resources.
Toronto Residents can reference Harassment Resources Toronto for city specific resources.
This page was last updated on June 26 2018.
Assaulted Women’s Helpline - Supports women in violent situations, in multiple languages
Ontario Online and Text Crisis and Distress Service (ONTX)
Text 741741 from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily
Twenty-four hour distress and crisis lines: 416-408-HELP (4357)
Talk4Healing - a free & culturally safe telephone helpline for Aboriginal Women living in Northern Ontario, with services available in English, Ojibway, Oji-Cree and Cree.
1 855 554 HEAL
LGBT Youth Line (NOT 24HRS. Operates Sunday-Friday 4:00-9:30pm)
The Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres - 35 Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres across Ontario with a drop down menu to locate the nearest centre.
Hamilton: Sacha Shelter
Ottawa: Sexual Assault Network (SAN)
Independent Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault - for residents of Toronto, Ottawa and Thunder Bay; a pilot program for survivors of sexual assault to receive up to 4 hours of legal advice from one or more lawyers by phone or in person. Assault must have taken place in Ontario to be eligible. Must be 16 years of age or older.