Sexual Violence Resources

York University

The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education (The Centre)
416-736-5211 (24/7)
301 York Lanes

Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line & Leadership (SASSL)
416-650-8056 (24/7)
449-B First Student Centre

416-736-5454 or Ext. 55454
6pm to 2am Fall/Winter (Keele)
6pm to 11pm Fall/Winter (Glendon)
8pm to 2am Summer (Keele)

York Security (Urgent)

York Security (Non-Urgent)

Toronto & GTA

Assaulted Woman’s Helpline
416-863-0511 (Toronto)
416-408-0007 (TTY)
1-866-863-0511 (Toll Free)
Text #SAFE (7233)

Interpreters in 154 languages are available to respond to callers.

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape
416-597-8808 (24-hour crisis line)

Victim Support Line
1-888-579-2888 (Toll Free)
416-314-2447 (Toronto)

Kid’s Helpline

English and French services.

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
1-800-268-9688 (Toll Free)
647-694-4275 (Text)

Good2Talk Student Crisis Line
1-866-925-5454 (24/7)

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

Offers counseling, legal and interpreter services for women who have been physically or sexually abused.

Women’s College Hospital
76 Grenville Street

The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC) at Women’s College Hospital is a comprehensive service that assists women, men, and trans people who are survivors of sexual assault and domestic and intimate partner violence.

Crisis & Referral Services for Survivors That Are Men

Provides help for male survivors of sexual abuse; recent orhistorical. The program is the first of its kind in Canada and is delivered by agencies across the province.

Gerstein Crisis Centre  
416-929-5200 (24/7)

Trans Lifeline Canada

Durham Rape Crisis Centre (Whitby)

Sherbourne Health Centre - Services for Lesbian, Gay and Trans People

Woman Abuse Council of Toronto

The Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (WomanACT) is a policy development and planning body that coordinates an efficient and effective approach to providing services for assaulted women and their families.

All Saints Toronto

Safe and support resource for women (trans-inclusive) engaged in sex work.

Street Health

Street Health offers many resources, mainly for the homeless and under-housed.

Toronto Police Sex Crimes Unit

Sexual Assault Care Centre, Scarborough Grace Hospital

Sexual Assault Care Centre, York Central Hospital


Helps teens and adults stop the spread of sexual pictures or videos and provides support along the way. If you or someone you know has been negatively impacted by a self/peer exploitation incident, they are here to help offer guidance on the steps you can take to get through it.

Canada’s tipline to report the online sexual exploitation of children.

Dawn Ontario: Disabled Women’s Network Ontario

Information for women with disabilities that are being abused by partners; links provided for several areas such as legal help, housing help, financial assistance help, etc.

Immigrant Women Services (Ottawa)

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women

Information via facts sheets on violence against women including sexual assaults, stalking and criminal harassment

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC)

Provides links to helplines, shelters, and supports in your region.

Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH) 416-977-6619

Ontario Women’s Directorate

The Ontario Women’s Directorate promotes women’s equality with a focus on ending violence against women and increasing women’s economic security.

Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence care and Treatment Centres

Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

1-855-554-HEAL (24/7)

A culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario.

Ontario Women’s Justice Network

Legal information and advice for women who are looking for help with family law or trying to understand legal terminology

Ottawa Rape Crisis

Chinese Family Services of Ontario