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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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Halton Women’s Place

VAW Emergency Shelter

Halton Women’s Place is a safe haven, providing information, education and support for women and children fleeing violence.

Location: Burlington, Ontario
Phone: 925-332-1200
Crisis Line: 905-332-7892
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Herizon House

VAW Emergency Shelter

Herizon House offers free confidential services 24 hours a day and provides a place of safety, support and empowerment for abused women and their children. We are committed to ending the cycle of abuse and violence in the community.

Location: Ajax, Ontario
Crisis Line: 1-866-437-4066
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Hiatus House

VAW Emergency Shelter

Hiatus House strives to break the cycle of domestic violence one family at a time. We do this by providing 24 hour a day crisis intervention and emergency shelter to abused women and their children. In addition, we provide public education, research and specialized counseling services for all family members affected by domestic violence.

Location: Windsor, Ontario
Phone: 5192521143
Crisis Line: 5192527781
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Humane Canada – ACT Project

Community-based advocacy services

The Humane Canada – ACT Project aims to address systemic barriers to help-seeking, safety planning and support services for women with animals (companion, farm, and service) experiencing Gender-Based Violence.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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Huron Women’s Shelter, Second Stage Housing & Counselling Services

VAW Emergency Shelter

Huron Women’s Shelter, Second Stage Housing, and Counselling Services is a safe place for women and families in crisis.

Location: Goderich, Ontario
Phone: 1-519-524-5333
Crisis Line: 1-800-265-5506
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Huronia Transition Homes

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing, Sexual Assault Centre, Regional Crisis Line/Help Line, Human trafficking services, Community-based advocacy services, Community Counselling Centre

Huronia Transition Homes is a non-profit organization that believes all violence against all women and children must end. We are community members who are committed to education and advocacy as a means to end violence. We are also committed to providing shelter, counselling, transitional housing and support to women-identified individuals and their children who have experienced abuse and/or sexual exploitation/human trafficking.

Location: Midland, Ontario
Phone: 705-526-3221
Crisis Line: 1-800-461-1750
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Inasmuch House, Mission Services of Hamilton

VAW Emergency Shelter, Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing

Our Philosophy
Inasmuch House operates out of an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, intersectional feminist framework that is trauma-informed and client-centred.

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Phone: 905-529-8149
Crisis Line: 905-529-8600
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Ingamo Homes

Stand alone Transitional/ Second Stage Housing

Provide support, advocacy and housing to women and children as they transition from broken to brave.

Location: WOODSTOCK, Ontario
Phone: 519-421-0383
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Interfaith Counselling Centre

Family Service Organization, Community Counselling Centre

Interfaith Counselling Centre strengthens the fabric of our community by empowering individuals, couples, and families to realize their emotional wellness and triumph over life’s challenges.

Location: New Hamburg, Ontario
Phone: 519-662-3092
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Interval House of Hamilton

VAW Emergency Shelter, Women’s Centre, Community-based advocacy services, Healthy-masculinity focused programming (i.e. Caring Dads)

Interval House of Hamilton consists of the Victoria & Friends emergency 22-bed shelter and community-based programs for women and their children who are experiencing gender-based violence, abuse, and/or human trafficking. Our mission is violence free lives for all women, children, and communities.

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Phone: 905-387-9959
Crisis Line: 905-387-8881
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Provincial Gender Based Violence Associations

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