Crisis Resources Canada

The following numbers, shelters, and programs listed are for outside Ontario or across Canada. You can also reference Les ressources francophone for more resources.

Ontario residents can also reference Harassment Resources Ontario and Toronto Residents can reference Harassment Resources Toronto for more area-specific resources.

This page was last updated on August 4th 2021.

24 Hour Services

Calling the police can have minor to serious consequences for many community members. IBPOC communities are disproportionately harmed by emergency services (police, fire, ambulance) accessed via 911. Below are some alternative emergency services that can provide assistance if you or someone you know needs urgent support:

Kids Help Phone (Canada-Wide)

TeenLine (Canada-Wide)
(310) 855-HOPE (4673)
(800) TLC-TEEN (852-8336) (U.S. and Canada only)
Or text TEEN to 839863
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Pacific Time, every night

Canada-Wide Shelters and Resource Centres

Shelter Safe Canada - A map-based resource for finding shelters across Canada

Ending Violence

YWCA Canada

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC)

Women’s Shelters Canada

Canadian Women’s Foundation

Outside Ontario


Canadian Labour Relations

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

Free Apps


Circle of 6


Paid Apps

Lifeline Response

Red Panic Button

React Mobile

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