Sexual Assault Shelters and Emergency Helplines
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/ Multicultural Women Against Rape
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape is a grassroots, women-run collective working towards a violence-free world by providing anti-oppressive, feminist peer support to survivors of sexual violence through support, education and activism.
Crisis Line: (416) 597-8808
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
We are a 24-hour telephone and toll-free crisis line for women in the province of Ontario.We also speak to friends and family members of abused women, service providers and other professionals in contact with abused women. Our service is anonymous and confidential. You don’t have to give your name. Our toll-free number won’t show up on your phone bill. We do not have call display.
South Asian Diversity Outreach Program
Confidential line catering to specific needs of South Asian women and girls of York Region. Services available in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.
Women Abuse Prevention/Springtide Resources
Springtide Resources promotes healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children.
Sexual Assault Care Centre
We are a specialized team of doctors, nurses and counsellors. We provide emergency medical treatment and emotional support to youth (over the age of 12), women, and men who have experienced a recent sexual assault. Our services are confidential and free of charge. We are able to take care of victims who have physical disabilities. We will arrange for interpreters to help us understand individuals who have difficulty with the English language. We are on call 24 hours a day.
The Woman Abuse Council of Toronto
The Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (WACT) was launched in 1991 to develop a coordinated community response to woman abuse in Toronto. The Council is a policy development and planning body that coordinates an efficient and effective approach to providing services for assaulted women and their families. The 30 person general council is made up of senior level representatives of each of the key sectors in the community response to woman abuse.
METRAC (Metro Action Committee on Public Violence Against Women and Children
158 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON
Scarborough Grace Hospital: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Care Centre
24 hour assessment and treatment for sexually assaulted females and males, through the emergency department. Domestic Violence program offers immediate and follow up care.
Nellie’s is a non-profit women’s organization helping women and children in crisis locate safe affordable housing, support services and a bridge to a better future.