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Home Resources Domestic Violence Provincial Groups (Canada)

Domestic Violence Provincial Groups (Canada)

Canadian National Organizations

Women's Shelters Canada

85 Albert Street, Suite 1501
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 6A4
(613) 680-5119
Website: https://endvaw.ca/

The National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence (NACAFV)

P.O Box 2169
Kahnawake, Quebec J0L 1B0
(450) 638-2968
Fax : (450) 638-9415
Email:  lindsey@nacafv.ca
Website: http://nacafv.ca/

Alberta

Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters

Treaty 6 Territory
600, 10310 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 2W4
(780) 456-7000
(866) 331-3933 Hotline
Website: https://acws.ca

Alberta Family Violence Info Line* 

780-310-1818 Hotline
Website: endfamilyviolence.alberta.ca
*Toll-free, 24/7, Multilingual helpline

British Columbia

VictimLink BC* (Also serves Yukon)

(800) 563-0808
TTY: 604-875-0885
Text: 604-836-6381
Email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/criminal-justice/victims-of-crime/victimlinkbc
*24/7 help line providing crisis support in 130 languages. Connect to safe emergency shelter, counseling programs and other treatment and healing programs.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Suite 325, 119 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 1S5
(604) 669-6943
Fax: (604) 682-6962
Email: info@bcsth.ca
Website: https://bcsth.ca/
The BC Society of Transition Houses is a member-based, provincial umbrella organization that, through leadership, support and collaboration, enhances the continuum of services and strategies to respond to, prevent and end violence against women, children and youth.


Ending Violence Association BC

1404 – 510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L8
(604) 633-2506
Fax: 604-633-2507
Website: http://endingviolence.org

Manitoba

Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters

MAWS c/o Box 389
Winkler, MB R6W 4A6
204-430-4346
Hotline: 877-977-0007 (24/7)
TTY: (888) 987-2829
Website: http://www.maws.mb.ca/

Newfoundland and Labrador

Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

510 Topsail Road, Suite 113
St. John's, NL A1E 2C2
709-739-6759
Fax: 709-739-6951
Email: info@thanl.org
Website: http://www.thanl.org

Nova Scotia

Transition House Association of Nova Scotia 

204 – 6169 Quinpool Rd.
Halifax, NS B3L 4P8
(902) 429-7287
Fax: (902) 429-0561
Email: coordinator@thans.ca
Website: http://thans.ca/

Ontario

Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses

PO Box 27585 Yorkdale Mall
Toronto, ON M6A 3B8
416-977-6619
Email: info@oaith.ca
Website: http://www.oaith.ca/

Assaulted Women’s Helpline*

P.O. Box 40569,Six Points Plaza
Etobicoke, ON M9B 6K8
(416) 364-4144
Fax: (416) 364-0563
(866) 863-0511 Hotline
(866) 863-7868 TTY
*Free, confidential counseling, emotional support, safety planning and referrals for women needing a shelter, legal advice or other supports. Available 24/7, province-wide in more than 100 different languages including 17 Aboriginal languages.

Fem’aide*

(866) 863-0511 Hotline (English)
(866) 863-7868 TTY (English)
(877) 336-2433 Hotline (French)
(866) 860-7082 TTY (French)
Website (English): http://femaide.ca/english/
Website (French): http://femaide.ca/

*For francophone women, toll-free, province-wide, safety planning and referrals

Quebec

SOS Violence Conjugale*

CP 55, Succ. C
Montreal, Quebec H2L 4J7 
514 728-0023
Fax: 514 728-4247
1-800-363-9010 Hotline
Email: sos@sosviolenceconjugale.ca
Website: http://www.sosviolenceconjugale.ca/
*Province-wide toll free crisis line, 24/7, toll-free, TTY compatible

The Federation of Women's Shelters (FMHF)

PO Box 55036, Maisonneuve Branch
Montreal, Quebec H1W 0A1 
(514) 878-9757
Website: http://fede.qc.ca/

Saskatchewan

Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan

2505 11th Ave, Suite 308
Regina, SK S4P0K6
306-522-3515
Email: paths@sasktel.net
Website: https://pathssk.org/

Yukon

VictimLink BC* (Also serves British Columbia)

(800) 563-0808
TTY: 604-875-0885
Text: 604-836-6381
Email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/criminal-justice/victims-of-crime/victimlinkbc
*24/7 help line providing crisis support in 130 languages. Connect to safe emergency shelter, counseling programs and other treatment and healing programs

The following guidelines are used by DomesticShelters.org to determine which books we will make available in our Recommended Books section. If you are an author and would like us to consider your book for our site, please review the guidelines carefully before submitting. To submit a book, email us at info@domesticshelters.org and include a PDF copy of the book.

  • Your book must be published by a traditional publisher, not self-published.
  • The book must be professionally written, researched, fact-checked, edited and copyedited.
  • The book must meet book publishing industry standards for formatting, structure and presentation.
  • The writing must exhibit expert understanding of domestic violence or related topics.
  • The author is ideally widely recognized for their expertise on the topic presented.
  • The book must have an ISBN 10.
  • The book must be available through amazon.com.
  • You must submit a PDF version of the book so that it can be easily reviewed.

While we receive many book submissions and reserve the right to determine which books will become available on DomesticShelters.org, we’re nonetheless greatly appreciative of all the good work created by the many people working to help survivors and end domestic violence.