Women’s and Children’s Services

Yorktown Child and Family Centre

Client Base: Families and children

Location: 2010 Eglinton Ave. West, Suite 300, near Eglinton West station

Phone number: 416-394-2424

Hours: Mondays & Thursdays 2 PM – 6 PM, Tuesdays & Fridays 10 AM – 2 PM, Wednesday evenings 4 PM – 8 PM.

The Child Development Institute

Client Base: Women and children

Location: Call for information.

Phone number: 416-603-1827, ext. 2241 (Caitlin), 2295 (Asisa), or 2249 (Ena, Spanish-speaking)

Hours: Call for information.

YWCA Toronto

Client Base: Provides emergency shelter and permanent housing to single women and women with children

Phone number: 416-961-8100

Toll-Free: 1-888-843-9922

YWCA Here to Help

Client Base: Women and children (aged 4-16) that have witnessed abuse

Location: South Scarborough

Phone number: 416-266-1232, ext. 22 (Maria Palma)

Hours: Call for information.

Black Youth Helpline

Client Base: Information, referral and support for black youth; provides parenting and school support

Phone number: 416-285-9944

HEYY Line (Toronto)

Client Base: Phone line and only chat for youth to talk to other youth about issues or problems

Phone number: 416-423-4399

Hours: Mon – Fri 6-9 PM

Nasheeha Muslim Youth Helpline

Client Base: Supports Muslim Youth

Phone number: 1-866-627-3342

Hours: Mon – Fri 6-9 PM

Women’s Multicultural Resources and Counselling Services of Durham

Client Base: Counselling, referrals, public education, workshops, and training and supportive services for women of colour, immigrant, and refugee women and children on issues of violence and abuse)

Phone number: 1-877-454-4035

Independent Legal Advice for Sexual Assault Survivors (Pilot Program)

Client base: If you are a survivor of sexual assault in Toronto, Thunder Bay and Ottawa, you may be eligible for up to 4 hours of free legal advice to discuss your legal options

Phone number: 1-855-226-3904

Planned Parenthood Toronto

Client Base: Sexual, reproductive, mental, and primary health care clinic for youth 13 – 29

Phone number: 416-961-0113

Native Youth Sexual Health Network 

Client Base: Works with Indigenous peoples across the United States and Canada to advocate for and build strong, comprehensive, and culturally safe sexuality and reproductive health, rights, and justice initiatives in their own communities

Website: http://www.nativeyouthsexualhealth.com/

Anishnaabe-Kwewag Gaming, Roseneath 

Client base: Crisis shelter for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women and their children.

Location: in a First Nation near Rice Lake

24 Hour Crisis Line: Local: 905-352-3708

Toll free: 1-800-388-5171

Email: info@akgshelter.com 

South Asian Women’s Centre 

Client Base: Non-profit women’s organization run by, and for South Asian Women

Phone number: 416-537-2276

Hamilton Native Women’s Centre Emergency Shelter

Phone number: 905-664-1114 ; 1-888-308-6559

Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto 

Client Base: Works to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Metis women within First Nation, Metis and Canadian societies

Phone number: 613-722-3033 and 1-800-461-4043

Ontario Native Women’s Association 

Client Base: Not for profit organization that was established in 1972 to empower and support Aboriginal women and their families throughout the province of Ontario

Phone number: 1-800-667-0816

Talk 4 Healing Hotline 

Client Base: Free and culturally safe helpline for Aboriginal Women in Northern Ontario 

Phone number: 1-855-554-HEAL