COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Federal - Canada

Assaulted women's helpline

Provides counseling, emotional support, information and referrals to callers 24/7 in over 200 different languages.

Toll free: 1-866-863-0511 Toll free TTY: 1-866-863-7868 

Text: #SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus Mobile Phone

Senior Safety Line: 1-866-299-1011

Shelter Safe

A resource to find both first and second stage housing supports in your region.

Web: www.sheltersafe.ca

My Plan Canada

An app available on the web, android, and iPhone that helps individuals develop a safety plan.

Web: myplanapp.ca

Crisis Services Canada

Provides suicide prevention and support for the people of Canada. The toll free line is available 24/7/365 and the text service is available from 4pm - midnight ET.

Toll free: 1-833-456-4566

Text: 45645

Web: www.crisisservicescanada.ca/

Mamas for Mamas

Mamas for Mamas is a national charitable organization that supports mothers and caregivers in crisis by providing ongoing support to individuals and families facing various poverty-related struggles. There are branches in Kelowna BC, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Grand Prairie AB, and Kitchener/Waterloo ON.

Web: mamasformamas.org

Seniors Abuse and Information Line

A hotline service available 7 days/week from 8 am - 8 pm (Excluding statutory holidays) for those 50 years of age or older who are experiencing abuse of any kind and/or need legal assistance. Provides both practical and emotional support.

Toll free: 1-866-437-1940

Kids Help Phone

24/7 support for youth and teens in English and French.

Toll free: 1-800-668-6868

Text: 'CONNECT' to 686868

Web: kidshelpphone.ca

Youth against Violence Line

A 24/7 line for both youth and concerned adults to call to stop a violent or criminal activity, give info about a violent or criminal activity that has taken place, help with gang, bullying, harassment, sexual exploitation, intimidation, and assault, and anything that is troubling. Multilingual services are provided.

Toll free: 1-800-680-4264

E-mail: info@youthagainstviolence.com

Web: www.youthagainstviolence.com

LGBTQ Youth Line

A free and anonymous hotline provided through phone, text and online chat services that is Canadian based.

Toll free: 1-800-268-9688

Text: 647-694-4275

Web: www.youthline.ca

Egale Canada

Works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S+ peoples living in Canada

Web: www.egale.ca

Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health

CPATH is the largest national multidisciplinary, professional organization in the world, working to support the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender diverse people. Their website provides both federal and provincial resource information.

Web: www.cpath.ca

Big White Wall

An online peer-to-peer support and interactive group service for mental health issues. 

Web: www.bigwhitewall.ca

Postpartum Support International

An international helpline and online support group to help and provide resources to those who may be suffering from postpartum depression or having difficulties during the postpartum period.

Toll free: 1-800-944-4773

Web: postpartum.net

If it seems we are missing a valuable resource that you are aware of or if you notice any problems with the resources provided, please contact us with your suggestions so we can ensure this list is comprehensive and up-to-date!