Plan for your safety

If you are thinking of leaving an abusive relationship, this can be a difficult time. There is a greater risk of violence when an intimate relationship is ending. You can get support and plan for your and your children’s safety.

 

Emergency Services

 YWCA Arise
(shelter for women & children in Toronto)

 416-929-3316

 YWCA Women's Shelter
(shelter for women & children in Toronto)

 416-693-7342

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

416-863-0511

TTY for Deaf Persons

416-364-8762

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre

416-597-8808

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre of Peel

905-895-7313

Central Family Intake
(for Toronto shelters)

416-397-5637

Interim Place
(shelter in Peel)

905-403-0864

 

 

Counselling Services/Support Groups

YWCA Here to Help
(for children who have witnessed abuse)

 416-266-1232

YWCA Breakthrough

416-487-7151

Family Services Association

416-595-9618

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands

416-593-7655

Women’s Counselling, Referral & Education Centre             

416-534-7501

Women Recovering from Abuse Program

416-323-6400 ext 4863

Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Centre

416-323-9149

 

 

Legal Services & Information

Parkdale Community Legal Services

416-531-2411

East Toronto Community Legal Services

416-461-8102

Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto

416-408-3967

Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Centre

416-323-9149

Legal Aid Ontario

416-979-1446

Brampton Community Legal Services

905-455-0160

 www.onefamilylaw.ca

 

 

 

Settlement Services/ESL(English as a Second Language)

YWCA LINC

416-242-3939

Costi Immigrant Services

416-658-1600

Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre

416-465-6021

Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples

416-533-6411

 

 

Employment Services 

Moving on to Success
(for women who have experienced violence/abuse)

416-269-0090

YWCA Women's Employment Centre

 416-269-0090

Interval House
(Building Economic Self Sufficiency Program)

416-593-6995

Scarborough Women’s Centre

416-439-7111

Times Change Women’s Employment Services

416-927-1900

Native Women’s Resource Centre

416-963-9963

Catholic Family Services

 416-921-1163 3

Peel Employment Resource Centre

905-450-1608 ext 8203

 

 

Financial

Enbridge Gas Distribution
Winter Warmth Fund

416-924-5491

Ontario Works
(Community Start up assistance)

416-392-2956

 

 

Other Resources

Social Services Community Information Line

dial 211

Hunger Hotline

416-392-6655

Knights Table
(Peel Food Bank)

905-454-8725

Peel Access to Housing

905-453-1300

Toronto Housing Connections
(for permanent housing)

416-981-6111

Victim Services
(DVERS home alarm)

416-808-7077