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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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Family Services of Peel

Perpetrator/Aggressor focused services (i.e. PAR, probation)

Through leadership, research, collaboration and innovation, we support families and individuals in Peel to transform their lives.

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Phone: 905-453-5775
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Family Services Ottawa

Family Service Organization

Family Services Ottawa offers a wide range of counselling, educational workshops and support programs for everyone in our community. Our Anti-Violence program provides individual and group counselling and practical assistance for women who are experiencing or have experienced partner abuse or gender-based violence, we also provide group and individual counselling for children who have witnessed domestic violence. We serve cis- and trans-women, trans-guys and non-binary folks who have experienced or are experiencing gender-based violence, specializing in intimate partner abuse.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Phone: 613 725 3601
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Family Services Perth Huron

Family Service Organization

Family Services Perth Huron is a non-profit, community-based family service agency dedicated to supporting, strengthening and enriching individual, couple and family life by providing individualized counselling, support, advocacy and educational services that meet the needs of the community.

Location: Stratford, Ontario
Phone: 519-273-1020
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Family Transition Place

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Sexual Assault Centre, Regional Crisis Line/Help Line, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre, Healthy-masculinity focused programming (i.e. Caring Dads)

Family Transition Place – Our Mission is to support the holistic well-being of those affected by gender-based violence and promote healthy relationships and community, through education.

Location: Orangeville, Ontario
Phone: 519-942-4122
Crisis Line: 1-800-265-9178
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Family Violence Project of Waterloo Region

Other A collective of 10 organizations that support individuals in a hub based. Similar to a Family Justice Centre model.

The Family Violence Project exists to provide a community-based response to family violence, with wrap around services in a single location, focusing on support, advocacy, prevention, education and awareness.

Location: Kitchener, Ontario
Phone: 519-743-6333
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Faye Peterson House (Crisis Homes Inc.)

VAW Emergency Shelter

24 Bed Shelter with Outreach, THSP, Family Court Worker, 24-7 hotline

Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Crisis Line: 8073450450
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Gillian’s Place

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

Gillian’s Place provides safe refuge and support programs in an effort to end domestic violence. At Gillian’s Place, we provide safe shelter, confidential over-the-phone and in-person support services such as outreach counselling, legal advice and transitional housing for women, children and LGBTQQIA2S+ individuals.

Location: St. Catharines, Ontario
Phone: 905-684-4000
Crisis Line: 905-684-8331
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Good Shepherd Centres, Women’s Services

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing

We are called to Never Stop Loving. Inspired by the Hospitality of St. John of God and rooted in Catholic teachings, Good Shepherd provides person-centred health, housing and human services.

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Phone: 905-523-8766
Crisis Line: 905-523-6277
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Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

VAW Emergency Shelter, Sexual Assault Centre, Human trafficking services

G-WWIC provides community-based services to women and children on domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking.

Location: Guelph, Ontario
Phone: 519-836-1110
Crisis Line: 519-836-5710 or 1-800-265-7233
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Haldimand & Norfolk Women’s Services

VAW Emergency Shelter

Haldimand & Norfolk Women’s Services, (HNWS) is dedicated to a non-oppressive social, political and economic environment for women, their children and their communities

Location: Simcoe, Ontario
Phone: 519-805-8188
Crisis Line: 800-265-0876
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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

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