Atualizado: Mar 17
Esta lista foi originalmente compilada e publicada no jornal CityNews em 15/mar/2021. Link para a matéria original aqui.
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Importante: Se sua situação for emergencial, ligue para a emergência pelo telefone 911.
Assaulted Women’s Crisis Lines:
Text #7233 on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus mobile phone
myPlan Canada is a tool that women experiencing intimate partner violence can use to help them make decisions about their safety, health and well-being.
For immigrants or those without legal status
Family violence when a woman is sponsored by a spouse/partner (via Community legal education Ontario)
Abuse is Wrong in Any Language (via Government of Canada)
For immigrant and refugee women experiencing abuse in their relationships in every language:
Recognizing and responding to intimate partner violence for refugees resource guide
Children and teenagers:
Childhelp National Child Abuse: 1-800-422-4453
National 24/7 hotline (with multilingual services available) that helps with finding the contact information of the child protection service in your area
Youth Space: 778-783-0177
Text the helpline or log onto the Youth Space website for free and confidential online crisis and emotional support chat for Canadian youth up to 30 years of age to access emotional support, resources, and crisis response services
Text 686868 or call 1-800-668-6868 to start a confidential conversation with a person you can trust.
Prideline: 1-800-566-1170 (Mon-Fri 9-5)
Qmunity is a Vancouver-based resource centre offering community services and programs that celebrate, support and enhance the diverse cultures of queer communities throughout British Columbia
Trans Lifeline: (877) 330-6366 (10-5 ET)
A grassroots North American hotline and microgrants non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.
The 519 Church Street Community Centre
This centre in Toronto provides supports and services to LGBTQ+ communities, including education and training, sports and recreation, community drop-in, and newcomer settlement services.
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youthline: 1-800-268-9688
A toll-free peer support phone line for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth (26 years and younger) in Ontario. The Youth Line provides support through online forums and email.
Indigenous women and girls
Laichwiltach Family Life Society
To provide holistic services (cultural, mental, emotional, spiritual, physical) to Aboriginal people and families in the Campbell River region and surrounding area and Comox Valley//The Family Therapy Service provides holistic and client centered counselling to children, youth, adults, couples, and families. Service is provided to people of Aboriginal descent and their families in Campbell River and the Comox Valley//help you connect with free legal aid services over the phone or in-person
24/7 helpline for Indigenous women in Ontario: 1-855-554-4325
Crisis line: 1-888-200-9997
Hope for Wellness:
24/7 crisis helpline available to all Indigenous peoples across Canada: 1-855-242-3310
Programs for male abusers
Canada’s Treatment Programs for Men Who Abuse Their Partners
List of resources for elder abuse for each province and territory
Rights of people who live in Ontario long-term care homes (via Advocacy Centre for the Elderly)
Financial Abuse targeting the Elderly (via Government of Canada)
Seniors Safety Line – Information and referrals for abused and at-risk seniors which runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week in over 150 languages: 1-866-299-1011
People seeking legal advice
Legal Aid Ontario
Toll-free line, available in 300 languages: 1‑800‑668‑8258
Confidential telephone service for those who have experienced domestic violence: 1-800-668-8258 (GTA: 416-979-1446)
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
This clinic provides free legal representation in family and immigration law, as well as counselling and language interpreter services for women who experience physical, sexual, or psychological abuse
Toronto area: 416-323-9149
National database of shelters in Canada for women experiencing violence
Nisa Homes offers a safe place to stay for domestic violence victims in B.C., Alberta and Ontario that caters to cultural needs of immigrant, refugee and Muslim women.
For those who believe someone close to them is being abuse
Violence against refugee women
How to identify and help women at risk of abuse (via Neighbours, Friends and Families)
An initiative from Western University, Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help. It engages the power of everyday relationships to help keep women and their children safe.
Resource Manual for Front-Line Workers (via Battered women support services)
With information, analysis and practical tools, this manual is designed to enhance knowledge and strengthen skills of the women & men who are the first point of contact to comprehensively meet the needs of refugee and immigrant women. Provides list of resources and contacts for women and advocates.
Battered women’s support services: 1-855-687-1868 or text 604-652-1867
Battered Women’s Support Services provides education, advocacy, and support services to assist all women in its aim to work towards the elimination of violence and to work from a feminist perspective that promotes equality for all women
Sexual abuse resources
Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres
Online safety tools
How to clear your history
For those with disabilities
You can call 1-800-575-2222 or email reportONdisability@ontario.ca if you suspect abuse or neglect of an adult with developmental disabilities