Crisis Hotlines

Resource list of Crisis Hotlines


Assaulted Women’s Helpline: Provides anonymous and confidential crisis counseling, informational and emotional support to women. (Toronto, ON)

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

Talk for Healing: Talk4Healing is a helpline available to all Aboriginal women living in urban, rural and remote communities, both on and off reserve, throughout Northern Ontario.

Telephone: 1-855-554-4325

Mental Health Crisis Line: A 24/7 helpline to assist people experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. (Ottawa, ON)

Telephone: 613-722-6914
Toll Free: 1-866-996-0991

Fem’aide: Provincial helpline for francophone women in Ontario dealing with violence

Telephone: 1-877-336-2433
TTY: 1-866-860-7082

British Columbia

Battered Women’s Support Services: Provides education, advocacy and support services to assist women. (Vancouver, BC)

Crisis line: 604-687-1867
Toll Free: 1-855-687-1868

Greater Vancouver Crisis Line: Non-profit organizing that provides emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress. (Greater Vancouver, BC)
Telephone: 604-872-3311
Toll Free: 1-866-661-3311
TTY: 1-866-872-0113

Domestic Violence Helpline (Victim Link): Helpline designed to provide information and support to those experiencing domestic violence.

Phone: 604-875-0885
Toll Free TTY: 1-800-563-0808

Surrey Women’s Center: Offer a range of crisis services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and other forms of family violence. 24/7 helpline services provided. (Surrey, BC)

Telephone: 604-583-1295

WAVAW: Works to end violence against women through various support programs and services including an emotional and informational support 24-hour crisis line.

24-Hour Crisis Line: 604-255-6344
Toll free: 1-877-392-7583

North Shore Crisis Services Society: NSCSS is a transition house and also provides related support services. (North Vancouver, BC)

Telephone: 604-987-3374

BC Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors: Helpline providing emotional and legal information and referral for seniors experiencing abuse. (Vancouver, BC)

Telephone: 604-437-1940
Toll free: 1-866-437-1940
TTY: 604-428-3359
TTY Toll free: 1-855-306-1443


Crisis Association of Vegreville: General helpline for those experiencing a problem and require assistance. (Vegreville, Alberta)
Telephone: 1-780-632-2233
Toll Free Helpline: 1-780-632-7070

Family Violence Info Line: 24/7 helpline in over 170 languages to provide support and advice for people experiencing family violence.
Telephone: 780- 310-1818

Edmonton Women’s Shelter Ltd.: A non-profit agency with three shelters for women with or without children leaving domestic violence situations. A 24 hour support and information line is provided. (Edmonton, AB)

Telephone: 780-479-0058

St. Paul’s Crisis Center: Non-profit organization that provides safe and supportive environments for women with or without children who are experiencing family violence. 24/7 crisis line available for information and emotional support. (St. Paul, AB)

Telephone: 645-5195
Toll Free: 1-800-263-3045

Camrose Women’s Shelter Society: Women’s shelter proving safe environments for women and children needing protection from family violence. 24 hour crisis line for additional assistance. (Camrose, AB)

Phone: 780-672-1035 (main line)
Toll Free Crisis Line: 1-877-672-1010

Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter: Offers support to individuals and families fleeing family violence and abuse. The 24-hour helpline provides support, information and access to programs at the shelter. (Calgary, AB)

Telephone: 403-234-7233
Toll Free: 1 (866) 606-7233

Sucker Creek Women’s Emergency Shelter: Provides range of services for women and children experiencing abuse and assault including a 24-hour crisis line.(Edmonton, AB)
Telephone: 780-523-2929
Crisis Phone: 780-523-4357
Toll Free: 1-866-523-2929


La Ronge 24-Hour Crisis Line: General crisis line for men and women in crisis in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. (La Ronge, SK)
Crisis Line: 306-425-4090

Moose Jaw Domestic Violence Crisis Line: Moose Jaw offers a transition house for women and children affected by family violence and abuse. The crisis line offers 24-hour emotional, informational and referral support to women. (Moose Jaw, SK)

Hotline: 306-693-6511

Prince Albert Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention: General crisis line for those experiencing domestic violence. (Prince Albert, SK)
Crisis Line: 306-764-1011

Yorkton Domestic Violence Crisis Line: General crisis line for those experiencing domestic violence in Yorkton. (Yorkton, SK)
Crisis Line: 1-888-783-3111
(Regina) Crisis/Suicide Line: Provides 24-hour social and health crisis response to community of Regina. (Regina, SK)

Telephone: 306-757-0127
Crisis Line: 306-525-5333


Toll-Free Province Wide Domestic Abuse Crisis Line (24 hours): General crisis line for people experiencing domestic violence and abuse in the province of Manitoba.
Toll Free: 1-877-977-0007

Klinic Crisis Line: Offers confidential counseling, support and referral to people in crisis.

Crisis Line: (204) 786-8686
Toll free: 1-888-322-3019
TTY (204) 784-4097

Northwest Territories

NWT Help Line: General helpline there to provide support to those in crisis.
Telephone: 1-800-661-0844


Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line: Provides anonymous and confidential counseling for northerners in crisis.

Telephone: 867-979-3333
Toll Free: 1-800-265-3333


Domestic Violence Hotline: Provides anonymous and confidential domestic violence services via telephone or email. (Montreal, QC)
Telephone: 514-873-9010
Toll free: 1-800-363-9010


Hope Haven Transition House Crisis Line: Provides confidential and safe emergency shelter to women and children who are experiencing violence and abuse. 24-hour crisis line offers information, emergency planning and emotional support. (Labrador City, NL)

Crisis Line: (709) 944-6900
Toll Free: 1-888-332-0000

Nova Scotia

Helpline: General helpline for people experiencing crisis in Nova Scotia.
Toll Free: 1-877-521-1188
TTY: 1-855-443-2660


Kaushee’s Place / Yukon Women’s Transition Home: Offers shelter, outreach, support and advocacy for women and their children fleeing abuse.

Crisis Line: 867-668-5733 (collect calls accepted from outside Whitehorse)
Telephone: 867-633-7720

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