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Use this page to search for gender-based violence services that are available across Ontario. These include services and supports related to abuse and violence from a partner, ex partner, family member, acquaintance or someone unknown to you.

Search results can be filtered in a variety of ways including type of service/support, the programs they offer, how they provide support (text, phone, chat, in person), and service features (accessibility features and service frameworks).

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WomenatthecentrE

Women’s Centre, Human trafficking services, Community-based advocacy services

WomenatthecentrE is a non-profit organization that works to eradicate gender-based violence (GBV) through personal, political and social advocacy. As the only organization created by survivors, for survivors, we use our shared experiences to help create change at all levels.

Location: Scarborough, Ontario
Phone: 416-964-0892
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Woolwich Counselling Centre

Family Service Organization, Community Counselling Centre

Woolwich Counselling Centre is a community-based counselling agency facilitating emotional and mental wellness. We create awareness, provide education, and promote preventive wellbeing strategies for individuals, families, and communities. In partnership with other community agencies, we act as a catalyst for healthy living. We offer affordable, accessible, and professional services for all.

Location: Elmira, Ontario
Phone: 519-669-8651
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Yellow Brick House

VAW Emergency Shelter, Regional Crisis Line/Help Line

Yellow Brick House provides life-saving services and prevention programs to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and communities impacted by violence.

Location: Richmond Hill, Ontario
Phone: 905-709-0900
Crisis Line: 1-800-263-3247
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YWCA Durham

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing

YWCA Durham is a trusted community leader that provides high quality programs, services and resources that respond to the needs of women, children, youth and families. We provide an inclusive community where women, children, youth and families are safe, inspired and empowered to grow.

Location: Oshawa, Ontario
Phone: (905) 576-6356
Crisis Line: (905) 576-2997 or 1-888-576-2997
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YWCA Hamilton

Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Women’s Centre

YWCA Hamilton strengthens women’s and girls’ voices, broadens their choices, builds dynamic leadership and provides essential and meaningful services that promote safe, inclusive, and equitable communities. YWCA Hamilton’s Housing and Gender-Based Violence Services Department offers a range of trauma-informed housing and gender-based violence support options for those experiencing homelessness and/or violence.

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Phone: 905-522-9922 ext 100
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YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Women’s Centre, Regional Crisis Line/Help Line, Community-based advocacy services

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton exists to help women and children in our communities live safely, eat well and know satisfaction and joy in their daily lives. We offer shelter, educational programming, counselling, and advocacy, in collaboration with the community and women themselves. The YWCA knows that its fiscal management, community reputation and most importantly, valued staff are the basis for these trusting relationships.

Location: Peterborough, Ontario
Phone: 705-743-3526
Crisis Line: 1-800-461-7656
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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

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