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Home / Ontario Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

Ontario Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

Ontario

There are 111 organizations in Ontario that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 84 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 75%. These programs can be found in 62 different cities.

Click on any of the 62 cities below to learn about the programs in these areas. You’ll also see information further below on categories of service offered in Ontario, and within each category you’ll find the individual services within that category.

The most common category of service in Ontario – based on the likelihood of each program to offer all the services within a category – is "emergency services", while the least common category of service is "community educational services".

The two most common individual services within any category of service in Ontario are "safety planning and emergency shelter" while the two least common services are "tutoring services and expert testimony".

Spanish is spoken at 7% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Spanish at 7% of the organizations. Demographically, the organizations are mostly like to be equipped to serve Women .

Statistics on Domestic Violence Services in Ontario

  • Safety planning
    77 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    76 locations
  • Food and clothing
    64 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    63 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    57 locations
  • Case management
    53 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    45 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    41 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    34 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    20 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    9 locations
  • Safe home network
    8 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    39 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    30 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    28 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    23 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    23 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    22 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    19 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    19 locations
  • Immigration services
    11 locations
  • Child custody services
    11 locations
  • Legal clinics
    8 locations
  • In-shelter financial aid
    7 locations
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    6 locations
  • Legal representation
    3 locations
  • Expert testimony
    2 locations
  • Shelter resident counseling
    54 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    49 locations
  • Peer support groups
    30 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    22 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    20 locations
  • Incest counseling
    14 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    14 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    13 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    5 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    3 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    45 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    43 locations
  • Transportation
    22 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    22 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    11 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    11 locations
  • Relocation services
    9 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    56 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    51 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    35 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    35 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    28 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    26 locations
  • Job search/placement
    22 locations
  • Job skills training
    16 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    10 locations
  • Spiritual services
    10 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    6 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    45 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    30 locations
  • Educational programs
    29 locations
  • Youth counseling
    29 locations
  • Child development
    19 locations
  • After school programs
    18 locations
  • Child abuse services
    18 locations
  • Teen activity program
    17 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    9 locations
  • School liaison
    9 locations
  • Summer camp
    6 locations
  • Pet therapy
    4 locations
  • Daycare facility
    3 locations
  • Tutoring services
    2 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    0 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    0 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    42 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    12 programs

Other

  • English
    78 locations
  • French
    21 locations
  • Spanish
    6 locations
  • Italian
    5 locations
  • Chinese
    4 locations
  • Russian
    4 locations
  • Portuguese
    4 locations
  • German
    4 locations
  • Sign language
    3 locations
  • Vietnamese
    3 locations
  • Tagalog
    3 locations
  • Korean
    3 locations
  • Women
    81 locations
  • Families
    61 locations
  • Individuals
    58 locations
  • Teens
    37 locations
  • Elderly
    27 locations
  • Non-Binary
    14 locations
  • Men
    3 locations
  • LGBTQ
    35 locations
  • Immigrant
    34 locations
  • Trans women/men
    33 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    33 locations
  • Disabled
    33 locations
  • Rural
    32 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    30 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    30 locations
  • Deaf
    29 locations
  • Military
    24 locations