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Find a women's shelter

Want to talk?

If you want to talk to someone about women's shelters and woman abuse, contact the Assaulted Women's Helpline:

  • 416-863-0511 (Toronto area)
  • 1-866-863-0511 (toll-free)
  • 1-866-863-7868 (TTY toll-free)
  • mobile #SAFE (#7233)

The Helpline provides phone support in many different languages.

For French speakers, contact Fem'aide at:

  • 1-877-336-2433
  • 1-866-860-7082 (ATS)

Shelters in Toronto

If you want to find a women's shelter in the Toronto area, please call Central Intake at 416-397-5637.

This service will know which shelter has space for you and your children. Most women's shelters have confidential locations to keep women safer.

 

Elsewhere in Ontario

Call the Assaulted Women's Helpline:

  • 1-866-863-0511 (toll-free)
  • 1-866-863-7868 (TTY toll-free)

They can direct you to services for women in your area.

For French speakers, contact Fem'aide at:

  • 1-877-336-2433
  • 1-866-860-7082 (ATS)

Elsewhere in Canada

Visit:

  • Hot Peach Pages, an international directory of domestic violence agencies
  • 211 Canada, a listing of community services in Canada